What do we know about In-Work Poverty? A summary of the evidence

Summarises what the evidence tells us about the extent and impact of in-work poverty in Scotland, and the key factors that influence in-work poverty.

3 Conclusions

3.1 In order to reduce working poverty, a broad strategy which takes in the three main factors influencing the amount of income a household receives is required. All three need to be targeted if in-work poverty is to be tackled successfully.

3.2 The outcomes that need to be achieved in relation to these three factors are set out in the graphic below.

Goal: Reduced rates of poverty among working households


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