Publication - Statistics

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

Published: 28 Aug 2013
Part of:
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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Contents
Scotland's People Annual Report: Results from 2012 Scottish Household Survey
Annex 3 Main classificatory variables and sample bases

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Annex 3 Main classificatory variables and sample bases

In this annex, results for the main household and adult variables that are commonly used for classificatory purposes within the report are detailed, along with their unweighted sample bases. All figures are based on the 2012 data.

Table A 3.1: Main household classification variables

2012 data

Gender of Highest Income Householder
Male 58
Female 42
All 100
Base (households) 10,640

Household type
Single adult 19
Small adult 18
Single parent 5
Small family 12
Large family 6
Large adult 10
Older smaller 15
Single pensioner 15
All 100
Base (households) 10,640

Tenure
Owner occupied 63
Social rented 23
Private rented 13
Other 2
All 100
Base (households) 10,640

Property type
A house or bungalow 65
A flat, maisonette or apartment (including four-in-a-block or conversion) 34
A room or rooms 0
A caravan, mobile home or a houseboat 0
Some other kind of accommodation 1
All 100
Base (households) 10,640

Urban/Rural classification
Large urban areas 40
Other urban areas 30
Small accessible towns 9
Small remote towns 4
Accessible rural 11
Remote rural 7
All 100
Base (households) 10,640

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
15% most deprived data zones 16.00
Rest of Scotland 84
All Scotland 100
Base (households) 10,640

Net annual household income
£0 - £6,000 3
£6,001 - £10,000 11
£10,001 - £15,000 19
£15,001 - £20,000 16
£20,001 - £25,000 13
£25,001 - £30,000 10
£30,001 - £40,000 13
Over £40,000 16
All 100
Base (households) 10,640

* Includes all adults for whom household income is known or has been imputed. Household income in the SHS is that of the highest income householder and their partner only.

Household classification variables may have a number of cases with missing information.

Table A 3.2: Main adult classification variables

2012 data

Age
16 to 24 14
25 to 34 16
35 to 44 16
45 to 59 25
60 to 74 20
75 plus 9
All 100
Base (adults) 9,890

Gender
Male 48
Female 52
All 100
Base (adults) 9,890

Current economic situation All adults Adults of working age
Self employed 6 7
Full time employment 36 45
Part time employment 11 13
Looking after home/family 5 6
Permanently retired from work 24 6
Unemployed and seeking work 5 7
At school 2 3
Higher/further education 5 7
Government work/training scheme 0 0
Permanently sick or disabled 4 5
Unable to work due to short term ill-health 0 1
Other 0 0
All 100 100
Base (adults) 9,890 7,040

Whether respondent has any long-standing illness or disability
Yes 25
No 75
All 100
Base (adults) 6,680

Adult classification variables may have a number of cases with missing information.


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