Publication - Research publication

The life chances of young people in Scotland: evidence review

Published: 3 Jul 2017

Evidence review commissioned by the First Minister's Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality.

80 page PDF

1.3 MB

80 page PDF

1.3 MB

Contents
The life chances of young people in Scotland: evidence review
Contents

80 page PDF

1.3 MB

ISBN 978 1 78851 072 1 (web only publication)
PPDAS 266258

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Contents

Executive summary

Introduction

Context: Education and training in Scotland

Life chances for young people in Scotland
Poverty, financial capability and wealth
Housing circumstances
Employment and labour market outcomes
Education and training
Health and wellbeing

How are young people's life chances patterned by disadvantage and protected characteristics?
Gender
Young people from deprived areas
Ethnicity
Disability
Young carers
Care leavers

Conclusion: key issues young people in Scotland are facing

Appendix: Main Scottish data sources and measures

References


Contact

Email: Catriona Rooke, catriona.rooke@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG