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Relative poverty across Scottish Local Authorities

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


North Ayrshire

Figure 25 - Percentage of households in relative poverty in North Ayrshire: 2002 to 2008 (4 year rolling average)

Figure 25 - Percentage of households in relative poverty in North Ayrshire: 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 North Ayrshire was one of the local authorities with the highest poverty rates Scotland.
  • Over this period the percentage of households in relative poverty was around 22 to 23 percent.
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