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Scotland's People Annual Report: Results from 2013 Scottish Household Survey: Revised October 2015

Published: 13 Aug 2014
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781784127428

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, health and transport.

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Contents
Scotland's People Annual Report: Results from 2013 Scottish Household Survey: Revised October 2015
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 2013 data.

Table A3 1: Main household classification variables

2013 data

Gender of Highest Income Householder
Male 58
Female 42
All 100
Base (households) 10,650
Household type
Single adult 18
Small adult 17
Single parent 5
Small family 13
Large family 5
Large adult 10
Older smaller 15
Single pensioner 16
All 100
Base (households) 10,650
Tenure
Owner occupied 61
Social rented 23
Private rented 13
Other 2
All 100
Base (households) 10,650
Property type
A house or bungalow 64
A flat, maisonette or apartment (including four-in-a-block or conversion) 35
A room or rooms 0
A caravan, mobile home or a houseboat 0
Some other kind of accommodation 0
All 100
Base (households) 10,650
Urban/Rural classification
Large urban areas 40
Other urban areas 30
Small accessible towns 9
Small remote towns 4
Accessible rural 11
Remote rural 6
All 100
Base (households) 10,650
Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
15% most deprived data zones 16
Rest of Scotland 84
All Scotland 100
Base (households) 10,650
Net annual household income
£0 - £6,000 3
£6,001 - £10,000 10
£10,001 - £15,000 19
£15,001 - £20,000 16
£20,001 - £25,000 12
£25,001 - £30,000 10
£30,001 - £40,000 13
Over £40,000 17
All 100
Base (households) 10,650

* 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 A3 2: Main adult classification variables

2013 data

Age
16 to 24 14
25 to 34 15
35 to 44 16
45 to 59 26
60 to 74 20
75 plus 9
All 100
Base (adults) 9,920
Gender
Male 48
Female 52
All 100
Base (adults) 9,920
Current economic situation All adults Adults of working age
Self employed 6 7
Full time employment 37 47
Part time employment 10 12
Looking after home/family 6 7
Permanently retired from work 24 6
Unemployed and seeking work 5 6
At school 2 3
Higher/further education 5 6
Government work/training scheme 0 0
Permanently sick or disabled 4 5
Unable to work due to short term ill-health 1 1
Other 0 0
All 100 100
Base (adults) 9,920 7,830
Whether respondent has a long term physical or mental health condition which has lasted or is expected to last more than 12 months
Yes 28
No 72
All 100
Base (adults) 9,860
Extent to which the long term condition reduces the ability to carry-out day-to-day activities
A lot 44
A little 36
Not at all 21
Base (adults) 3,210

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


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