Publication - Statistics

Persistent Poverty in Scotland 2010-2018

Published: 26 Mar 2020
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781839606236

Estimates of the proportion of people living in persistent poverty in Scotland between 2010 and 2018.

Persistent Poverty in Scotland 2010-2018
Annex 1: Tables

Annex 1: Tables

Table 1: Proportion of people in persistent poverty in Scotland by age group
    % of people (BHC = before housing costs, AHC = after housing costs)
All individuals Children Working-age adults Pensioners
BHC AHC BHC AHC BHC AHC BHC AHC
2010-2014 8 11 11 15 6 9 10 9
2011-2015 8 10 10 15 6 9 10 9
2012-2016 8 11 10 14 7 9 10 11
2013-2017 9 12 10 15 7 10 11 11
2014-2018 9 13 10 17 8 11 13 12

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2011 to 2017-2018

Table 2: Proportion of people in persistent poverty by country
      % of people (BHC = before housing costs, AHC = after housing costs)
BHC AHC
Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK
2010-2014 8 9 9 10 9 11 14 11 13 13
2011-2015 8 9 9 10 9 10 13 11 13 13
2012-2016 8 9 9 10 9 11 13 11 13 13
2013-2017 9 9 9 11 9 12 14 10 13 13
2014-2018 9 9 10 10 9 13 13 11 13 13

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2011 to 2017-2018

Table 3: Proportion of children in persistent poverty by country
      % of people (BHC = before housing costs, AHC = after housing costs)
BHC AHC
Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK
2010-2014 11 11 11 13 11 15 19 15 21 19
2011-2015 10 11 11 14 11 15 19 16 21 19
2012-2016 10 11 11 13 11 14 19 16 21 19
2013-2017 10 12 10 16 12 15 20 14 21 20
2014-2018 10 12 12 14 12 17 20 17 19 20

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2011 to 2017-2018

Table 4: Proportion of working-age adults in persistent poverty by country
      % of people (BHC = before housing costs, AHC = after housing costs)
BHC AHC
Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK
2010-2014 6 7 7 9 7 9 12 10 12 12
2011-2015 6 7 8 9 7 9 12 10 12 11
2012-2016 7 7 7 8 7 9 12 9 12 12
2013-2017 7 7 8 8 7 10 12 10 11 12
2014-2018 8 7 9 8 7 11 11 11 12 11

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2011 to 2017-2018

Table 5: Proportion of pensioners in persistent poverty by country
      % of people (BHC = before housing costs, AHC = after housing costs)
BHC AHC
Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK
2010-2014 10 12 13 10 12 9 11 9 8 10
2011-2015 10 12 12 10 12 9 11 8 9 11
2012-2016 10 11 10 11 11 11 10 8 9 10
2013-2017 11 12 9 12 11 11 11 6 10 11
2014-2018 13 11 9 12 11 12 11 5 11 11

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2011 to 2017-2018


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