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External Publications and Outputs
UK Poverty 2017 (Joseph Rowntree Foundation, December 2017) An analysis of poverty rates in the UK and how these have changed over the past twenty years. Some of the analysis is presented for Scotland seperately. This report covers age, disability, ethnicity and gender.
Poverty and ethnicity in Scotland. Review of the literature and datasets (Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2011) A review of the links between poverty and ethnicity in Scotland.
Poverty and Social Exclusion survey - an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded UK survey of the dimensions of relative poverty. The Scottish Government has funded a rural boost of the Scottish sample to enable better analysis of this rich data source. Analysis of the Scottish results by the Heriot-Watt and Glasgow University partners in the project were published in 2013.
Child Povery in Scotland: a local snapshot (Save the Children) This paper, produced by Save the Children, gives a statistical snapshot of child poverty in different cities across Scotland, with a specific focus on Income and Education.
Severe Child Poverty in Scotland (Save the Children, 2011)
An analysis on the impact of the UK Government's welfare reforms in Wales (Welsh Government, 2013) This paper focuses on those with protected equality characteristics.
External Research Organisations