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
Aberdeen City

Aberdeen City

Figure 5 - Percentage of households in relative poverty in Aberdeen City: 2002 to 2008 (4 year rolling average)

Figure 5 - Percentage of households in relative poverty in Aberdeen City: 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 Aberdeen City was one of the local authorities with the lowest rates of relative poverty in Scotland.
  • Over this period there was little change in poverty rates and around 14 or 15 percent of households in Aberdeen City were in relative poverty.