Children in families with limited resources across Scotland 2014-2016

New estimates of the proportion of children in combined low income and material deprivation by council area and household characteristics.


Data - view and download the data from Statistics Scotland:

Methodology & Feedback - understand how we calculated the statistics and get involved in improving the next update:


Nick Bailey (2017): PSE reduced and responsive scales

David Gordon (2017): Producing the PSE poverty line


We are very grateful to Professor Nick Bailey (University of Glasgow) and Professor David Gordon (University of Bristol) for their expert contributions to the methodology. Further thanks go to the Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland who provided the quotes through their Early Warning System and Cost of the School Day projects.

Maike Waldmann

Phone: 0131 244 5851
Twitter: @EqualityPoverty


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