New experimetal statistics on Persistent Poverty in Scotland are available here:
Persistent Poverty in Scotland: 2010-2015
These are new statistics based on the Understanding Society survey. They are currently being developed and have been published as ‘Experimental Statistics: data being developed’ to involve users and stakeholders in their development, and to build in quality and understanding at an early stage.
Persistent poverty estimates for Scotland up to 2009/10 were based on the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS). The last publication from this source can be found here:
Persistent poverty in Scotland 2009/10 (published December 2012)