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Equality and Poverty Analysis Team
Communities Analytical Services
Edinburgh EH6 6QQ
Source: National Records of Scotland (Using Scottish Government Urban-Rural Classification 2013-2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth by Geographic Area, 2011-2013
Source: Rural Scotland Key Facts 2015
Source: Scottish Household Survey 2016
In 2016 the same proportion of men and women viewed climate change as an immediate and urgent problem (55%).
Rural and Environment Page
Rural Scotland Key Facts 2015
The Experience of Rural Poverty in Scotland: Qualitative Research with Organisations Working with People Experiencing Poverty in Rural Areas (2009)
Factors inluencing rural migration decisions in Scotland (2010)
Growing up in rural Scotland (2008)
The Scottish Government website provides further information on accessing Scottish Household Survey data.
Annual Population Survey and Scottish Household Survey microdata is available (through a ‘special licence’ scheme) from the UK Data Archive.
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Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Scottish Natural Heritage
Special Study on Rural Poverty (SAC, 2008)
Voices of women in rural Scotland (Scottish Women’s Convention, 2012)
Developing Gender Research in Rural Scotland (UHI Policy Web, 2006)
Rural and Environment
Page updated: Tuesday, November 21, 2017