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Scotland's People: Results from the 2001/2002 Scottish Household Survey (Volume 7: Annual Report)

DescriptionAnnual report giving an overview of results from the Scottish Household Survey in 2001 and 2002. It includes information about the population, housing, communities, carers, work and education etc.
ISBN0-7559-0815-5
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 11, 2003

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Scotland's People Volume 7: results from the 2001/2002 Scottish Household Survey
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Contents

Acknowledgements

1. Background to the survey
Sampling
Survey content
Mode of interview
Response rates
Weighting
Technical report
Structure of the Annual Report

2. Using the information in this report
How data is displayed in tables
Variations in base sizes for tables
Income imputation
Statistical significance
Ethnicity

3. Who we are
Introduction
Household size and type
Household composition

4. Where we live
Introduction
Housing
Neighbourhoods
Local transport and personal safety
Social contact, community involvement and neighbourliness

5. What we do
Introduction
Economic activity
Working households
Women of working age
Travel to work or education
Participation in training
Educational qualifications

6. How we live
Introduction
Household resources
Financial resources
Health and caring

7. Our communities
Introduction
Volunteering
Attitudes towards local councils
Convenience of services
Recycling facilities
Religion

Appendix 1 - Glossary
Household members
Household type
Household income
Employment status
Unemployment rates and average earnings
Urban/rural classification
Bedroom standard
Housing tenure

Appendix 2- Sample bases
Main household variables
Main adult variables

Appendix 3 - Confidence intervals and statistical significance
The representativeness of the Scottish Household Survey
Confidence intervals
Statistical significance
Statistical significance and representativeness

SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE STATISTICAL SERVICES

Figures and tables

List of figures
Figure 3-1: Household type
Figure 3-2: Number of people in the household
Figure 3-3: Total number of children in household
Figure 4-1: Tenure of households
Figure 4-2: Percentage of women and men in each age group who never walk in their local neighbourhood in the evening (2001 data only)
Figure 4-3: Percentage of women and men in each age group who feel walking alone in their local neighbourhood after dark is unsafe (2002 data only)
Figure 6-1: Whether respondent smokes by age
Figure 6-2: Satisfaction with last visit to GP/family doctor
Figure 6-3: Hours of provision of care for household members by other household members
Figure 6-4: Hours of provision of care for household members by those outwith the household
Figure 7-1: Whether gave up time to help as an organiser/volunteer in the past 12 months by age and sex

List of tables
Chapter 3
Table 3-1: Sex of Highest Income Householder by household type
Table 3-2: Household type by age of Highest Income Householder
Table 3-3: Characteristics of household members
Table 3-4: Household type by whether there are children in household
Table 3-5: The ages of children in households by family type
Table 3-6: The characteristics of adult population
Table 3-7: Age and sex of adult population
Table 3-8: Household type by sex of adult population
Table 3-9: Marital status by sex of adult population
Table 3-10: Household type by age of adult population
Table 3-11: Age and marital status of adult population
Table 3-12: Household type and marital status of adult population
Table 3-13: Household type by local authority
Table 3-14: Household type by urban/rural classification
Table 3-15: Household size by urban/rural classification
Table 3-16: Household size by local authority
Table 3-17: Whether household has children by local authority
Table 3-18: Whether household has children by urban/rural classification
Table 3-19: Mean number of children by urban/rural classification

Chapter 4
Table 4-1: Local authority by tenure
Table 4-2: Tenure of households by year
Table 4-3: Tenure of household by household type
Table 4-4: Tenure of household by annual net household income
Table 4-5: Tenure of households by urban/rural classification
Table 4-6: Property type by household type
Table 4-7: Property type by tenure of household
Table 4-8: Property type by urban/rural classification
Table 4-9: Local authority by property type
Table 4-10: Time in current residence by age of random adult
Table 4-11: Time in current residence by tenure of household
Table 4-12: Local authority by time in current residence (years)
Table 4-13: Household type by number of rooms above or below the bedroom standard
Table 4-14: Number of rooms above or below the bedroom standard by number of children in household
Table 4-15: Number of rooms above or below the bedroom standard by tenure of household
Table 4-16: Number of rooms above or below the bedroom standard by number of bedrooms
Table 4-17: Number of rooms above or below the bedroom standard by urban/rural classification
Table 4-18: Local authority by number of rooms above or below the bedroom standard
Table 4-19: Extent to which households share rooms with other households and whether sharing by choice
Table 4-20: Whether property has central heating by household type
Table 4-21: Whether property has central heating by tenure of household
Table 4-22: Local authority by whether property has central heating
Table 4-23: Rating of neighbourhood as a place to live by year
Table 4-24: Rating of neighbourhood as a place to live by household type
Table 4-25: Rating of neighbourhood as a place to live by annual net household income
Table 4-26: Rating of neighbourhood as a place to live by tenure of household
Table 4-27: Rating of neighbourhood as a place to live by urban/rural classification
Table 4-28: Local authority by rating of neighbourhood as a place to live
Table 4-29: Aspects of neighbourhood particularly liked by rating of neighbourhood as a place to live
Table 4-30: Aspects of neighbourhood particularly liked by urban/rural classification
Table 4-31: Aspects of neighbourhood particularly disliked by rating of neighbourhood as a place to live
Table 4-32: Aspects of neighbourhood particularly disliked by urban/rural classification
Table 4-33: Experience of neighbourhood problems by household type (% saying each is very or fairly common)
Table 4-34: Experience of neighbourhood problems by tenure of household (% saying each is very or fairly common)
Table 4-35: Experience of neighbourhood problems by urban/rural classification (% saying each is very or fairly
common)
Table 4-36: Local authority by experience of neighbourhood problems (% saying each is very or fairly common)
Table 4-37: Experiences of neighbour disputes by banded age
Table 4-38: Experiences of neighbour disputes by household type
Table 4-39: Experiences of neighbour disputes by number of children in the household
Table 4-40: Experiences of neighbour disputes by tenure
Table 4-41: Experiences of neighbour disputes by property type
Table 4-42: Experiences of neighbour disputes by urban/rural classification
Table 4-43: Experiences of neighbour disputes by local authority
Table 4-44: Whether adults have ever experienced homelessness by age
Table 4-45: Whether adults have ever experienced homelessness by current household type
Table 4-46: Number of times experienced homelessness in the past five years
Table 4-47: Characteristics of adults who have experienced homelessness
Table 4-48: Frequency of using local bus service in the past month by sex and age
Table 4-49: Perceptions of local bus service by sex and age
Table 4-50: Frequency of travelling by bus in the evening by sex and age
Table 4-51: Perceptions of safety from crime when travelling by bus in the evening by sex and age and split between bus users and non-users
Table 4-52: Perceptions of safety from crime when travelling by bus in the evening by annual net household income and split between bus users and non-users
Table 4-53: Frequency of walking in the local neighbourhood in the evening by sex and age
Table 4-54: Perceptions of safety when walking alone in the local neighbourhood after dark by sex and age
Table 4-55: Perceptions of safety when walking alone in the local neighbourhood after dark by annual net household income
Table 4-56: Frequency of using a train service in the past month by sex and age
Table 4-57: Perceptions of a train service by sex and age
Table 4-58: Frequency of travelling by train in the evening by sex and age
Table 4-59: Perceptions of safety from crime when travelling by train in the evening by sex and age and split between users and non-users of trains
Table 4-60: Perceptions of safety from crime when traveling by train in the evening by annual net household income and split between users and non-users of trains
Table 4-61: Perceptions of safety when at home alone at night by sex and age
Table 4-62: Perceptions of safety when at home alone at night by annual net household income
Table 4-63: Perceptions of safety when at home alone at night by urban/rural classification
Table 4-64: Extent to which quality of life affected by fear of crime by by urban/rural classification
Table 4-65: Worries about crime by sex and banded age
Table 4-66: Extent to which quality of life affected by fear of crime by sex and age
Table 4-67: Whether respondent has been a victim of any type of physical assault in their neighbourhood by sex and age
Table 4-68: Social contact in the two weeks prior to interview by sex
Table 4-69: Social contact in the two weeks prior to interview by age
Table 4-70: Social contact in the two weeks prior to interview by annual net household income
Table 4-71: Social contact in the two weeks prior to interview by tenure
Table 4-72: Level of involvement in local community by sex
Table 4-73: Level of involvement in local community by age
Table 4-74: Level of involvement in local community by banded annual net household income
Table 4-75: Level of involvement in local community by urban/rural classification
Table 4-76: Level of involvement in local community by local authority
Table 4-77: Level of involvement with people in local community by sex
Table 4-78: Level of involvement with people in local community by age
Table 4-79: Level of involvement with people in local community by annual net household income
Table 4-80: Level of involvement with people in local community by tenure
Table 4-81: Level of involvement with people in local community by urban/rural classification
Table 4-82: Level of involvement with people in local community by local authority

Chapter 5
Table 5-1: Economic activity of adults aged 16 years or over
Table 5-2: Economic activity by age and sex
Table 5-3: Economic activity by urban/rural classification
Table 5-4: Economic activity by local authority
Table 5-5: Number of adults in paid employment by household type
Table 5-6: Number of adults in paid employment by urban/rural classification
Table 5-7: Number of adults in paid employment by local authority
Table 5-8: Economic status of adults of working age by sex
Table 5-9: Number of paid jobs held by adults of working age by urban/rural classification
Table 5-10: Standard Occupational Classifications by economic status
Table 5-11: Standard Industrial Classification by economic status
Table 5-12: Standard Industrial Classification by local authority
Table 5-13: Standard Industrial Classification by urban/rural classification
Table 5-14: Hours worked by Standard Occupational Classification
Table 5-15: Hours worked by Social Economic Grouping
Table 5-16: Hours worked by Standard Industrial Classification
Table 5-17: Economic status of women by presence of children in the household
Table 5-18: Economic status of women by marital status
Table 5-19: Economic status of women by household type
Table 5-20: How adults usually travel to work/education by sex
Table 5-21: How adults usually travel to work or education by local authority
Table 5-22: How adults usually travel to work/education by year
Table 5-23: How adults usually travel to work or education by annual net household income
Table 5-24: How adults usually travel to work/education by urban/rural classification
Table 5-25: Adult participation in education and training by age
Table 5-26: Adult participation in training and education by urban/rural classification
Table 5-27: Adult participation in training and education by local authority
Table 5-28: Adult participation in training and education by qualifications held
Table 5-29: Qualifications held by age and by sex
Table 5-30: Qualifications held by annual net household income
Table 5-31: Qualifications held by local authority
Table 5-32: Qualifications held by urban/rural classification

Chapter 6
Table 6-1: Whether any motor vehicles normally available for private use by sex of highest income householder
Table 6-2: Motor vehicles household normally has available by household type
Table 6-3: Whether any motor vehicles normally available for private use by annual net household income
Table 6-4: Motor vehicles normally available for private use by urban/rural classification
Table 6-5: Motor vehicles household normally has available by local authority
Table 6-6: Households with each consumer durable by household type
Table 6-7: Households with each consumer durable by net annual household income
Table 6-8: Households with each consumer durable by local authority
Table 6-9: Access to the internet by sex
Table 6-10: Access to the internet by age
Table 6-11: Access to the internet by net annual household income
Table 6-12: Access to the internet by household type
Table 6-13: Access to the internet by local authority
Table 6-14: Households with home internet access by household type
Table 6-15: Households with home internet access by quarter
Table 6-16: Households with home internet access by annual net household income
Table 6-17: Households with home internet access by urban/rural classification
Table 6-18: Hours per week spent using the internet for personal use by sex
Table 6-19: Hours per week spent using the internet for personal use by age
Table 6-20: When first used the internet by sex
Table 6-21: When first used the internet by age
Table 6-22: Whether have broadband internet connection by net annual household income
Table 6-23: Methods used to access the internet by sex
Table 6-24: Methods used to access the internet by age
Table 6-25: Current uses of the internet by sex
Table 6-26: Current uses of the internet by age
Table 6-27: Possible future uses of internet not currently used by sex
Table 6-28: Possible future uses of internet not currently used by age
Table 6-29: Annual net household income by household type
Table 6-30: Annual net household income by marital status of highest income householder
Table 6-31: Annual net household income by sex of highest income householder
Table 6-32: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by net annual household income
Table 6-33: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by household type
Table 6-34: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by local authority
Table 6-35: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by year
Table 6-36: Amount of savings and investments by net annual household income
Table 6-37: Amount of savings and investments by household type
Table 6-38: Amount of savings and investments by local authority
Table 6-39: How the household is managing financially these days by net annual household income
Table 6-40: How the household is managing financially these days by whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments
Table 6-41: How the household is managing financially these days by local authority
Table 6-42: Whether respondent or partner has a bank or building society account by household type
Table 6-43: Whether respondent or partner has a bank or building society account by local authority
Table 6-44: Whether respondent or partner has a bank or building society account by annual net household income
Table 6-45: Whether respondent or partner has a bank or building society account by year
Table 6-46: Whether household has insurance by whether respondent or partner has a bank or building society account
Table 6-47: Whether household has insurance by tenure
Table 6-48: Whether households have insurance by household type
Table 6-49: Whether household has a credit union account
Table 6-50: Whether household has a credit union account by local authority grouping
Table 6-51: Self-defined health by age and sex
Table 6-52: Self-defined health by urban/rural classification
Table 6-53: Self-defined health by tenure
Table 6-54: Self-defined health by local authority
Table 6-55: Whether respondent smokes by sex
Table 6-56: Whether respondent smokes by urban/rural classification
Table 6-57: Whether respondent smokes by local authority
Table 6-58: Self-defined health by whether respondent smokes
Table 6-59: Frequency of seeing GP in previous twelve months by age
Table 6-60: Frequency of seeing GP in previous twelve months by sex
Table 6-61: Frequency of seeing GP in previous twelve months by self-defined health
Table 6-62: Frequency of seeing GP in previous twelve months by whether respondent has any longstanding illness, health problem or disability
Table 6-63: Number of people in the household with a long-standing limiting illness, health problem or disability
Table 6-64: Annual net household income by whether anyone in the household has a long-standing limiting illness, health problem or disability
Table 6-65: Household type by whether anyone in the household has a long-standing illness, health problem or disability
Table 6-66: Tenure by whether anyone in the household has a long standing limiting illness, health problem or disability
Table 6-67: Whether household members have a disability or long-term health problem by age
Table 6-68: Activities found difficult by adult population with any long standing illness, health problem or disability
Table 6-69: Number of activities found difficult to manage on own by age
Table 6-70: Whether respondent currently has adaptations/equipment by age
Table 6-71: Adaptations and equipment currently held and needed
Table 6-72: Whether respondent needs any additional adaptations or equipment by age
Table 6-73: Whether anyone in household needs regular help or care by household type
Table 6-74: Whether anyone in household needs regular help or care by housing tenure
Table 6-75: Whether anyone in household needs regular help or care by annual net household income
Table 6-76: Whether anyone in household needs regular help or care by local authority
Table 6-77: Whether anyone in household needs regular help or care by year
Table 6-78: Number of carers and source of care by number of people in household needing care
Table 6-79: Hours spent providing care for any sick, disabled or elderly person not living with respondent by sex of carer

Chapter 7
Table 7-1: Whether gave up time to help as an organiser/volunteer in the past 12 months by sex
Table 7-2 : Whether gave up time to help as an organiser/volunteer in the past 12 months by economic activity
Table 7-3: Whether gave up time to help as an organiser/volunteer in the past 12 months by annual net income
Table 7-4: Whether gave up time to help as an organiser/volunteer in the past 12 months by urban/rural classification
Table 7-5: Whether gave up time to help as an organiser/volunteer in the past 12 months by local authority
Table 7-6: Whether gave up time to help as an organiser/volunteer in the past 12 months by year
Table 7-7: Types of organisations or groups which adults volunteer for by sex
Table 7-8: Type of voluntary work undertaken by sex
Table 7-9: Number of hours spent volunteering in the previous 4 weeks by sex
Table 7-10: Number of hours spent volunteering in the previous 4 weeks by age
Table 7-11: Agreement with the statement 'voting in local elections is important' by sex
Table 7-12: Agreement with the statement 'voting in local elections is important' by age
Table 7-13: Agreement with the statement 'voting in local elections is important' by housing tenure
Table 7-14: Agreement with the statement 'voting in local elections is important' by urban/rural classification
Table 7-15: Agreement with the statement 'voting in local elections is important' by local authority
Table 7-16: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council provides high-quality services' by sex
Table 7-17: Agreement with the statement 'my local council provides high-quality services' by age
Table 7-18: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council provides high-quality services' by tenure
Table 7-19: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council provides high-quality services' by urban/rural classification
Table 7-20: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council provides high-quality services' by local authority
Table 7-21: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council does the best it can with the money available' by sex
Table 7-22: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council does the best it can with the money available' by age
Table 7-23: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council does the best it can with the money available' by tenure
Table 7-24: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council does the best it can with the money available' by urban/rural classification
Table 7-25: Level of agreement with the statement 'my local council does the best it can with the money available' by local authority
Table 7-26: Contact with local authority regarding services by sex
Table 7-27: Contact with local authority regarding services by age
Table 7-28: Proportion of adults very satisfied with way that local authority dealt with enquiry by sex
Table 7-29: Proportion of adults very satisfied with way that local authority dealt with enquiry by age
Table 7-30: Percentage finding services very or fairly convenient by annual net household income
Table 7-31: Percentage finding services very or fairly convenient by access to motor vehicle
Table 7-32: Percentage finding services very or fairly convenient by urban/rural classification
Table 7-33: Percentage finding services very or fairly convenient by local authority
Table 7-34: Items recycled in the past month by age
Table 7-35: Items recycled in the past month by whether household has access to a motor vehicle
Table 7-36: Items recycled in the past month by urban/rural classification
Table 7-37: Reasons for not recycling by sex
Table 7-38: Reasons for not recycling by urban/rural classification
Table 7-39: Reasons for not recycling by local authority
Table 7-40: Religious affiliation by age
Table 7-41: Religion adult brought up in by age band
Table 7-42: Religion of spouse by religion of highest income householder