Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland - A Comprehensive Analysis of the 2011 Census
This report brings together analysis previously published to provide a comprehensive and wide ranging evidence base on Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers. It presents analysis of key areas such as health, education, housing, transport and economic indicators to reveal important information on the lives and life chances of Gypsy/Travellers.
1. Analysis of Equality Results from the 2011 Census http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/10/8378
2. Analysis of Equality Results from the 2011 Census - Part 2 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/8716
3. Which Ethnic Groups Have the Poorest Health? http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/08/7995
4. Scotland’s Census Website http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/
5. Amnesty International ‘On the Margins’ http://www.amnesty.org.uk/sites/default/files/amnesty_international_on_the_margins_2012.pdf
6. The last ‘Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland: Twice Yearly Count’ was carried out in July 2009 www.scotland.gsi.gov.uk/Publications/2010/08/18105029/0
7. See ‘Annex A’ for the Scottish Government 8-fold urban rural classification.
8. Figures may not sum due to rounding
9. Figures may not sum due to rounding
10. See Annex A for the definition of ‘Dependent Children’
11. See Annex A for the definition of ‘care’.
12. Those defined as economically active are either employees, self-employed or unemployed – shown in the chart in blue. Students who were economically active have been included in the respective economic activity categories; therefore the ‘Student’ category on the chart includes only those students who were economically inactive.
13. Further information on the occupational classification used in the 2011 Census (SOC2010) can be found at: http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/variables-classification/occupation
14. Further information on the industry classification used in the 2011 Census (SIC2007) can be found at:http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/variables-classification/industry
15. For further information on the NS-SeC classification used in the 2011 Census can be found at:http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/variables-classification/ns-sec-household-reference-person
16. AB Higher and intermediate managerial/administrative/professional
C1 Supervisory, clerical, junior managerial/administrative/professional
C2 Skilled manual workers
D Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers;
E On state benefit, unemployed, lowest grade workers
17. The census reported a higher level of people with no qualifications than the LFS/APS, and this is thought to be due to the self-completion nature of the census and the lower level of coverage on the census of the many different qualifications people may hold.
18. Level 1 = 'O Grade, Standard Grade, Access 3 Cluster, Intermediate 1 or 2, GCSE, CSE, Senior Certificate or Equivalent; GSVQ Foundation or Intermediate, SVQ Level 1 or 2, SCOTVEC Module, City and Guilds Craft or equivalent; Other school qualifications not already mentioned (including foreign qualifications)'
Level 2 = 'SCE Higher Grade, Higher, Advanced Higher, CSYS, A Level, AS Level, Advanced Senior Certificate or equivalent; GSVQ Advanced, SVQ Level 3, ONC, OND, SCOTVEC National Diploma, City and Guilds Advanced Craft or equivalent'
Level 3 = 'HNC, HND, SVQ Level 4 or equivalent, Other post-school but pre-Higher Education qualifications not already mentioned (including foreign qualifications)'
Level 4 = 'Degree, Postgraduate Qualifications, Masters, PhD, SVQ Level 5 or equivalent; Professional Qualifications (for example, teaching, nursing, accountancy); Other Higher Education qualifications not already mentioned (including foreign qualifications)'
19. Within this category, no more than 2 per cent of people were classed as living rent free.
20. There are known quality issues around the tenure question in the 2011 Census, in relation to the recording of Council versus Housing Association Landlords.
This is explained more fully at http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/variables-classification/tenure-household
21. For an explanation of how occupancy rating is calculated see www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/variables-classification/occupancy-rating
22. Analysis of Equality Results from the 2011 Census - Part 2 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/8716
23. This includes both school children and university or college students
24. There are known data quality issues around the number of people recorded as studying at home. For more details see http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/variables-classification/transport-place-work-or-study
25. This includes both school children and university or college students
26. There are known data quality issues around the number of people recorded as studying at home. For more details see http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/variables-classification/transport-place-work-or-study
Email: Mhairi Wallace
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