Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland 2011/12

Statistics on the percentage and number of children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland, and the distribution of household income across Scotland.

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

This is a National Statistics publication. National Statistics are produced to high professional standards as set out in the National Statistics Code of Practice. They undergo regular quality assurance reviews to ensure that they meet customer needs. They are produced free from political interference.

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Contact details

Jill Morton, Stephen Smith and Claire Nichols - Income and poverty statistics

Telephone - 0131 244 3004

Release date and next update

These figures were published on the 13th June 2013. They are due to be updated in May/June 2014.


The Scottish Government Income and Poverty Statistics team produced this publication and would be delighted to hear your comments or suggestions about how these figures could be made more useful to you. Please email stephen.smith@scotland.gsi.gov.uk or phone 0131 244 7045

Complaints and suggestions

If you are not satisfied with our service, please write to the Chief Statistician, Mr Roger Halliday, 4N05, St Andrews House, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG, Telephone: (0131) 244 0302, e-mail roger.halliday@scotland.gsi.gov.uk. We also welcome any comments or suggestions that would help us to improve our standards of service.


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