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Social Focus on Urban Rural Scotland 2003

DescriptionSocial Focus on Urban Rural Scotland is a National Statistics publication that explores the relationships between people living in urban, rural and remote areas of Scotland.
ISBN0 7559 0673 x
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMay 22, 2003

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Social Focus on Urban Rural Scotland 2003

A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

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Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Urban Rural Classifications
Core and SHS urban rural classifications
Urban rural classification for council areas
References
Contacts
Chapter 2: Population and Housing
Population age and sex
Ethnicity
Households
Household type
Housing
References
Contacts
Chapter 3: Primary and Secondary Education
Teachers, schools and pupils
Attainment at primary school
Attainment at secondary school
Absence
Free school meals entitlement
Internet and e-mail
Destinations of school leavers
References
Contacts
Chapter 4: Health and Care
Self assessed health
Disability
Care provision
Smoking
Consultations with GP
Reason for visiting hospital
Births
Deaths
Dental health in children
References
Contacts
Chapter 5: Neighbourhoods: Perceptions and Participation
Perception of their neighbourhood
What people like and dislike about their neighbourhoods
Anti-social behaviour
Perception of crime
Neighbourhood involvement
Neighbourhood support
Volunteering activities
People and their local councils
Views on council services
Recycling
References
Contacts
Chapter 6: Transport
Possession of full drivers licence
Access to cars
Household expenditure on fuel for motor vehicles in the previous month
Adults travelling to work
Distance between home and work
Time taken to get work
Commuters who do not use public transport
Travel to school
Distance between home and school
Public transport and school children that travel to school by car or van
Time taken to walk to nearest bus stop
Frequency of bus service
Public transport and perception of neighbourhood
Accessing various services
Road traffic accident deaths
References
Contacts
Chapter 7: Labour Market
The working age population
Economic activity
Employment
References
Contacts
Chapter 8: Income and Financial Services
Ownership of a bank account
Managing financially
Savings and investments
Net annual household income
Receipt of benefits or tax credits
Benefit take-up
References
Contacts
Appendix 1: Definitions and Terms
Appendix 2: Tables and Charts
Scottish Executive Statistical Services
Correspondence and enquiries