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The life chances of young people in Scotland: an evidence review for the First Minister’s Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality

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ISBN9781788510721
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJuly 03, 2017

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ISBN 978 1 78851 072 1 (web only publication)
PPDAS 266258

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Contents

Executive summary

Introduction

Context: Education and training in Scotland

Life chances for young people in Scotland
Poverty, financial capability and wealth
Housing circumstances
Employment and labour market outcomes
Education and training
Health and wellbeing

How are young people's life chances patterned by disadvantage and protected characteristics?
Gender
Young people from deprived areas
Ethnicity
Disability
Young carers
Care leavers

Conclusion: key issues young people in Scotland are facing

Appendix: Main Scottish data sources and measures

References