Publication - Research and analysis

Relative poverty across Scottish Local Authorities

Published: 26 Aug 2010
ISBN:
9780755995103

A report which presents new figures about the proportion of households in relative poverty at LA level across Scotland.

Relative poverty across Scottish Local Authorities
Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway

Figure 10 - Percentage of households in relative poverty in Dumfries and Galloway: 2002 to 2008 (4 year rolling average)

Figure 10 - Percentage of households in relative poverty in Dumfries and Galloway: 2002 to 2008 (4 year rolling average)

95 percent confidence intervals for this LA are indicated on chart by error bars

Source: Scottish Household Survey

  • Between 2002 and 2008 poverty rates in Dumfries and Galloway rose from just below to just above the Scottish average.
  • Over this period the percentage of households in relative poverty in Dumfries and Galloway increased from around 17 percent to around 22 percent.