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High Level Summary of Equality Statistics: Key Trends for Scotland 2006

DescriptionThe High Level Summary of Equality Statistics is a compendium which presents statistical trends on the main areas of Government activity in Scotland across a number of equality dimensions including age, disability, ethnicity, gender and in some cases religion. It provides a standardised, concise format for each topic and provides a route into more detailed statistics on each topic and each equality dimension by listing relevant publications and websites.
ISBN0-75559-5221-9
Official Print Publication DateNovember 2006
Website Publication DateNovember 28, 2006

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The High Level Summary of Equality Statistics ( HLSES) presents statistical trends on the main areas of Government activity in Scotland. The topics included in this publication are summarised below and are broken down by the following equality dimensions age, disability, ethnicity, gender and in some cases religion.

Contents

Introduction

Definitions and Caveats

1. Population & Migration
Life Expectancy
Population Profiles
Projected Population
Household Estimates and Projections
Migration

2. Businesses
Size of Companies in Scotland
Self-Employment
Entrepreneurship

3. Labour Market
Employment and Economic Activity
Earnings
Benefits Claimants
16-19 Year Olds Not in Employment, Education or Training ( NEET)

4. Transport and Travel
Personal Travel
Travel to Work
Travel to School
Private Transport
Public Transport
Road Accident Casualties

5. Lifelong Learning
Higher Education Students in Scotland
Graduates of Higher Education Courses
Age Participation Index ( API)
Enrolments in Further Education Courses
Financial Support for Learners
Education and Religion

6. School Education
Pupil Numbers
Pupil Attainment
Destination of School Leavers
Teachers
Best Start for Children
School Exclusions
School Inclusion
Learning Difficulties

7. Tourism, Culture & Sport
Tourism
Culture
Sport

8. Children & Young People
Childcare
Community Involvement
Child Protection
Looked After Children
Secure Accommodation
Social Work Services Staff

9. Health & Community Care
Life Expectancy
Mortality Rates
Diet
Obesity
Physical Activity
Smoking
Alcohol
Sexual Health
Dental Health
Mental Health
Shifting the Balance of Care
Further Information/ Research on Ethnic Groups and Health

10. Crime & Justice
Crime and Disorder
Prison
Homicide
Youth Crime
Sentences Imposed

11. Housing
Stock and Tenure
Housing Quality
Perceptions & Neighbourhoods
Special Adaptations in the Home
Homelessness

12. Social & Welfare
Income
Deprived Areas
Definitions of Income

Scottish Executive Statistician Group