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Scotland's People Annual Report: Results from 2013 Scottish Household Survey: Revised October 2015

Scotland's People Annual Report: Results from 2013 Scottish Household Survey: Revised October 2015

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

ISBN: 9781784127428

A National Statistics publication for Scotland, providing reliable and up-to-date information on the composition, characteristics, behaviour and attitudes of Scottish households and adults across a number of topic areas including local government, neighbourhoods, health and transport.

Executive Summary

The Scottish Household Survey (SHS) is designed to provide reliable and up-to-date information on the composition, characteristics, attitudes and behaviour of Scottish households and individuals, both nationally and at a sub-national level. It covers a wide range of topics to allow links to be made between different policy areas.

The annual report is designed to act as an introduction to the survey and to present and interpret some of the key policy-relevant results. The results are presented in the 12 main chapters of the report covering: composition and characteristics of households and adults; housing; neighbourhoods and communities; economic activity; finance; transport; internet; health and caring; local services; volunteering; environment; and culture and sport.