Publication - Statistics

Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2012/13

Published: 1 Jul 2014
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781784126315

Annual estimates of the percentage and number of people, children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland in 2012/13.

58 page PDF

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58 page PDF

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Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2012/13
Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2012/13

58 page PDF

1.5 MB

Supporting files

Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2012/13

This publication presents annual estimates of the percentage and number of people, children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland. The estimates are used to monitor progress towards UK and Scottish Government targets to reduce poverty and income inequality. The data published for the first time here are for the financial year April 2012 to March 2013. The latest figures cover a period where the Scottish economy and wider UK economy were both showing little GDP growth and below inflation growth in earnings. These figures also take into account the impact of welfare reforms introduced in April 2012. Median income fell in Scotland in 2012/13.


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