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Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2015/16

Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2015/16

Thursday, March 16, 2017

ISBN: 9781786528117

Estimates of the number and proportion of people living in poverty in Scotland in 2015/16.

Executive Summary

This publication presents annual estimates of the percentage and number of people, children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland. The estimates are used to monitor progress in reducing poverty and income inequality. The data published for the first time here are for the financial year April 2015 to March 2016.