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Scotland's People Annual Report: Results from 2012 Scottish Household Survey

Published: 28 Aug 2013
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Statistics
ISBN:
9781782568582

A National Statistics publication for Scotland, providing reliable and up-to-date information on the composition, characteristics, behaviour and attitudes of Scottish households and adults across a number of topic areas including local government, neighbourhoods and transport.

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Scotland's People Annual Report: Results from 2012 Scottish Household Survey
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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Contents

1 Background to the survey

2 The Composition and Characteristics of Households and Adults in Scotland

3 Housing

4 Neighbourhoods and Communities

5 Economic Activity

6 Finance

7 Education and Young People

8 Transport and Travel

9 Internet

10 Health and Caring

11 Local Services

12 Volunteering

13 Culture and Sport

Annex 1 Using the information in this report

Annex 2 Glossary

Annex 3 Main classificatory variables and sample bases

Annex 4 Confidence intervals and statistical significance

Annex 5 SHS Dissemination and Reporting

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

List of Tables and Figures

2 The Composition and Characteristics of Households and Adults in Scotland

Table 2.1: Characteristics of household members
Table 2.2: The characteristics of adults
Figure 2.1: Current marital status of adults by age
Table 2.3: Age and marital status of adult population
Table 2.4: Sexual orientation by gender
Figure 2.2: Household type
Table 2.5: Household type by Urban Rural Classification

3 Housing

Table 3.1: Tenure of household by year
Table 3.2: Tenure of household by household type
Table 3.3: Tenure of household by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 3.4: Tenure of household by Urban Rural Classification
Table 3.5: Tenure of household by how long lived at current address

4 Neighbourhoods and Communities

Table 4.1: Rating of neighbourhood as a place to live by quarter
Table 4.2: Rating of neighbourhood as a place to live by Urban Rural Classification
Figure 4.1: Rating of neighbourhood as a place to live by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 4.3: Perceptions of neighbourhood improvements in past three years by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 4.4: Percentage of people saying a problem is very/fairly common in their neighbourhood
Table 4.5: Perception of prevalence of neighbourhood problems by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 4.6: Perception of prevalence of neighbourhood problems by tenure of household
Table 4.7: Perception of prevalence of neighbourhood problems by age of respondent
Table 4.8: Perception of prevalence of neighbourhood problems by Urban Rural Classification
Figure 4.2: Perceptions and experience of neighbourhood problems
Table 4.9: Experience of neighbourhood problems by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 4.10: Experience of neighbourhood problems by tenure of household
Table 4.11: Experience of neighbourhood problems by Urban Rural Classification
Table 4.12: Perceptions of safety when walking alone in the neighbourhood and in their home alone at night by gender and age
Table 4.13: Perceptions of safety when walking alone in the neighbourhood and in their home alone at night by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 4.14: Perceptions of safety when walking alone in the neighbourhood and in their home alone at night by disability
Table 4.15: Perceptions of safety when walking alone in the neighbourhood and in their home alone at night by rating of neighbourhood as a place to live
Table 4.16: Perceptions of safety when walking alone in the neighbourhood and in their home alone at night by experience of harassment
Table 4.17: Reasons for discrimination or harassment
Table 4.18: Change in crime rate compared to two years ago by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 4.19: Percentage of people saying they are very/fairly confident in the police by gender and age
Table 4.20: Percentage of people saying they are very/fairly confident in the police by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 4.21: Strength of feeling of belonging to community by ethnicity
Table 4.22: Strength of feeling of belonging to community by gender and age
Table 4.23: Strength of feeling of belonging to community by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 4.24: Involvement with other people in the neighbourhood
Table 4.25: Number of days could last on food supplies in emergency by tenure of household
Table 4.26: Number of days could last on food supplies in emergency by net annual household income
Table 4.27: Availability of emergency response items in household by tenure of household
Table 4.28: Availability of emergency response items in household by net annual household income

5 Economic Activity

Figure 5.1: Current economic situation of adults aged 16 and over
Figure 5.2: Number of adults in paid employment by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 5.1: Current economic situation of adults of working age by gender
Table 5.2: Current economic situation of adults of working age by highest level of qualification
Table 5.3: Current economic situation of adults of working age by long-standing limiting illness, health problem or disability
Table 5.4: Current economic situation of women by presence of children in the household
Table 5.5: Current economic situation of women by marital status

6 Finance

Figure 6.1: How the household is managing financially this year
Figure 6.2: How the household is managing financially this year by net annual household income
Table 6.1: How the household is managing financially this year by household type
Figure 6.3: How the household is managing financially this year by tenure of household
Table 6.2: How the household is managing financially this year by income sources
Table 6.3: How the household is managing financially this year by sex and age of highest income householder
Table 6.4: How the household is managing financially this year by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 6.5: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by year
Figure 6.4: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by net annual household income
Figure 6.5: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by household type
Table 6.6: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by tenure of household
Table 6.7: Whether respondent or partner has any savings or investments by sex and age of highest income householder
Table 6.8: Whether respondent or partner owe money to the following by gender of the highest income householder and net annual household income
Table 6.9: Whether respondent or partner owe money to the following by household type
Figure 6.6: Whether respondent or partner owe money to the following by tenure and financial circumstances
Table 6.10: Whether respondent or partner has any loans by gender of highest income householder and net annual household income
Figure 6.7: Whether respondent or partner has any loans by tenure of household and financial circumstances
Table 6.11: Whether respondent or partner has a bank or building society account by year
Table 6.12: Whether respondent or partner has banking facilities by net annual household income and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation

7 Education and Young People

Table 7.1: Highest level of qualification held by gender and age
Table 7.2: Highest level of qualifications held by adults of working age by net annual household income
Table 7.3: Types of children play areas available in the neighbourhood by Urban Rural Classification and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 7.4: How safe it would be for children to walk or cycle to play areas on their own by Urban Rural Classification and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 7.5: How safe it would be for children to go to play areas with 2 or 3 friends by Urban Rural Classification and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 7.6: Concern of bullying by children in play areas by Urban Rural Classification and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 7.7: Concern of children being harmed by adults in play areas by Urban Rural Classification and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 7.8: Youngest age at which it would be safe for a child to play without supervision by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and Urban Rural Classification
Table 7.9: Activities young people aged 8 to 21 take part in by Urban Rural Classification and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation

8 Transport and Travel

Table 8.1: Number of cars normally available to the household for private use by Urban Rural Classification
Table 8.2: Number of cars normally available to the household for private use by net annual household income
Figure 8.1: Number of cars normally available to the household for private use by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Figure 8.2: Household car access by year
Figure 8.3: Adults who hold a full driving license by gender within age

9 Internet

Figure 9.1: Households with home Internet access by quarter
Table 9.1: Households with home Internet access by net annual household income
Table 9.2: Households with home Internet access by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 9.3: Households with home Internet access by Urban Rural Classification
Table 9.4: Households with an Internet connection who have broadband by net annual household income
Table 9.5: Households with an Internet connection who have broadband by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 9.6: Households with an Internet connection who have broadband by Urban Rural Classification
Table 9.7: Use of Internet by age within gender
Table 9.8: Use of Internet by whether has a long-standing limiting, illness, health problem or disability by age group
Table 9.9: Use of the Internet by net annual household income
Table 9.10: Use of the Internet by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 9.11: Where adults who use the Internet access it for personal use
Table 9.12: Where adults who use the Internet access it for personal use by annual net income
Table 9.13: Which methods are used to access the Internet for personal use by age
Table 9.14: Reasons why people might not use the Internet (other than work)
Table 9.15: Use (ever) of public services on the Internet

10 Health and Caring

Figure 10.1: Whether respondent smokes by year
Figure 10.2: Percentage of respondents who smoke by age and gender
Figure 10.3: Percentage of respondents who smoke by economic status
Figure 10.4: Percentage of respondents who smoke by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Figure 10.5: Percentage of respondents who smoke by self perception of health
Figure 10.6: Households where someone in the household has a long-standing illness, health problem or disability by household type
Figure 10.7: Households where someone in the household has a long-standing illness, health problem or disability by net annual household income
Figure 10.8: Households where someone in the household has a long-standing illness, health problem or disability by tenure of household
Figure 10.9: Household members with a long-standing limiting illness, health problem or disability by age within gender
Table 10.1: Households containing someone who provides regular unpaid help or care to others by tenure of household
Table 10.2: Provision of unpaid care by adults (withing or outwith the household)
Table 10.3: Self perception of health by gender and age
Table 10.4: Self perception of health by net annual household income
Table 10.5: Self perception of health by tenure of household
Table 10.6: Self perception of health by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Figure 10.10: Self perception of health by smoking, illness or disability and whether has done physical activity in the past four weeks

11 Local Services

Table 11.1: Percentage of people very or fairly satisfied with the quality of public services delivered (local health services, local schools and public transport) by year
Table 11.2: Percentage of people who agree with the statement 'I can influence decisions affecting my local area' by year
Figure 11.1: Percentage agreeing with various statements about local authority services and performance
Table 11.3: Percentage agreeing with various statements about local council services by age
Table 11.4: Percentage agreeing with various statements about local council services by net annual household income
Table 11.5: Percentage agreeing with various statements about local council services by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Figure 11.2: Percentage who would find various local services very or fairly convenient
Table 11.6: Percentage finding services very or fairly convenient by Urban Rural Classification
Figure 11.3: Methods used to dispose of food waste in the past week
Figure 11.4: Frequency of visits made to the outdoors
Table 11.7: Frequency of visits made to the outdoors by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintiles
Table 11.8: Frequency of visits made to the outdoors by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation bottom 10% compared to the rest of Scotland
Table 11.9: Frequency of visits made to the outdoors by age group and gender
Figure 11.5: Walking distance to nearest useable greenspace
Table 11.10: Walking distance to nearest greenspace by SIMD
Table 11.11: Walking distance to nearest greenspace by rating of neighbourhood as place to live
Table 11.12: How far away nearest useable greenspace is by how often greenspace is used
Figure 11.6: Frequency of how often uses nearest useable greenspace
Table 11.13: How often visits nearest greenspace by SIMD
Table 11.14: Walking distance to nearest greenspace by self-perception of health
Table 11.15: How often visits nearest greenspace by self-perception of health
Figure 11.7: Satisfaction with local greenspaces
Table 11.16: Satisfaction with local greenspaces by gender and age group
Table 11.17: Satisfaction with local greenspace by SIMD

12 Volunteering

Table 12.1: Whether provided unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by gender
Figure 12.1: Percentage providing unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by gender
Figure 12.2: Percentage providing unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by age within gender
Table 12.2: Whether provided unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by current economic situation
Table 12.3: Whether provided unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 12.4: Whether provided unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by net annual household income
Table 12.5: Whether provided unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by Urban Rural Classification
Table 12.6: Frequency of unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by gender
Figure 12.3: Frequency of unpaid help to organisations or groups in the last 12 months by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 12.7: Types of organisations or groups for which adults provided help for in the last 12 months by Urban Rural Classification
Table 12.8: Types of organisations or groups for which adults provided help for in the last 12 months by age
Table 12.9: Types of unpaid activity adults have undertaken in the last 12 months by gender
Table 12.10: Total number of hours of unpaid work provided in the last four weeks by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Table 12.11: Adults not involved in volunteering but have previously volunteered
Table 12.12: Reasons why adults stopped providing unpaid help
Table 12.13: Reasons why adults may undertake unpaid work in the future

13 Culture and Sport

Figure 13.1: Cultural engagement by adults in the last 12 months by year*
Figure 13.2: Attendance at cultural events and visiting places of culture in the last 12 months
Table 13.1: Attendance at cultural events and visiting places of culture in the last 12 months, by gender and age
Table 13.2: Attendance at cultural events and visiting places of culture in the last 12 months by gender and age
Figure 13.3: Attendance at cultural events and visiting places of culture in the last 12 months by highest level of qualification
Table 13.3: Attendance at cultural events and visiting places of culture in the last 12 months by highest qualification level
Figure 13.4: Attendance at cultural events and visiting places of culture in the last 12 months by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Figure 13.5: Attendance at cultural events and visiting places of culture in the last 12 months by long-standing illness, health problem or disability
Table 13.4: Frequency of attending cultural events and visiting places of culture in the last 12 months
Figure 13.6: Participation in cultural activities in the last 12 months
Table 13.5: Participation in any cultural activity in the last 12 months by gender and age
Table 13.6: Participation in cultural activities in the last 12 months by gender and age
Figure 13.7: Participation in any cultural activity in the last 12 months by highest level of qualification
Table 13.7: Participation in cultural activities in the last 12 months by highest level of qualification
Figure 13.8: Participation in any cultural activity in the last 12 months by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Figure 13.9: Participation in any cultural activity in the last 12 months by long-standing illness, health problem or disability
Table 13.8: Frequency of participating in cultural activities in the last 12 months
Figure 13.10: Participation in sport in the last four weeks
Figure 13.11: Participation in sport in the last four weeks
Table 13.9: Participation in sport in the last four weeks
Figure 13.12: Participation in sport in the last four weeks, by age
Figure 13.13: Participation in any sport (excluding walking) in the last four weeks, by age
Figure 13.14: Participation in walking in the last four weeks, by age
Table 13.10: Participation in sports in the past four weeks by gender and age
Figure 13.15: Participation in Sport in the last four weeks by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Figure 13.16: Participation in sport in the last four weeks, by long-standing illness, health problem or disability
Figure 13.17: Frequency of participation by adults who took part in sport in the previous four weeks
Table 13.11: Satisfaction with local authority culture and sport and leisure services. All people
Table 13.12: Satisfaction with local authority culture and sport and leisure services. Service users within the past year only

Annex 2 Glossary

Table A 2.1: Number of households by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2012
Table A 2.2: Number of households by Scottish Government 2011-2012 Urban Rural Classification

Annex 3 Main classificatory variables and sample bases

Table A 3.1: Main household classification variables
Table A 3.2: Main adult classification variables

Annex 4 Confidence intervals and statistical significance

Table A 4.1: Estimated sampling error associated with different proportions for different sample sizes


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