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Poverty and Income Inequality Scotland: 2011-12

DescriptionStatistics on the percentage and number of children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland, and the distribution of household income across Scotland.
ISBN9781782566342
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 13, 2013

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A National Statistics Publication for ScotlandNational Statistics logo

ISBN 978 1 78256 634 2 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 14380

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Contents

Poverty and income inequality in Scotland: 2011-12

Key points

Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 What does the HBAI measure?
1.2 Equivalisation
1.3 Housing Costs
1.4 Sampling Error and Confidence Intervals

Chapter 2: Poverty
2.1 Individuals in poverty
2.2 Child Poverty
2.3 Working age adult poverty
2.4 Pensioner poverty
2.5 In-work poverty

Chapter 3: Income Inequality and the distribution of income
3.1 Income thresholds
3.2 Trends in income distributions

Annex 1: Tables from the Family Resources Survey

Table A1: Relative poverty (below 60% of UK median income in the same year) in Scottish households: 1994/95 to 2011/12
Table A2: Absolute poverty (below 60% of inflation adjusted 2010/11 UK median income) in Scottish households: 1994/95 to 2011/12
Table A3: Children in combined material deprivation and low income (below 70% of UK median income in the same year) in Scottish households: 2004/05 to 2011/12
Table A4: Pensioners over 65 in material deprivation: 2009/10 to 2011/12
Table A5: Individuals in in-work poverty (relative poverty BHC) in Scotland: 1998/99 to 2011/12
Table A6: Median equivalised weekly household income in Scotland: 1994/95 to 2011/12 (2011/12 prices)
Table A7: Equivalised weekly household income (BHC) in Scotland: 1994/95 to 2011/12 (2011/12 prices)
Table A8: Family type by equivalised income decile in Scotland: 2011/12
Table A9: Economic status of families by equivalised income decile: Scotland 2011/12
Chart A10: Child Poverty Act Targets

Annex 2: Data Sources and Definitions

Annex 3: Impact of change in reference year for absolute poverty

Annex 4: Where to find more information

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland