Scottish household survey 2016: annual report

Results from the 2016 edition of the continuous survey based on a sample of the general population in private residences in Scotland.

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be interpreted to mean that the statistics: meet identified user needs; are produced, managed and disseminated to high standards; and are explained well.

How to Access Background or Source Data

The data collected for this statistical bulletin:
☐ are available in more detail through Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics.
☒ will be made available via the UK Data Archive.
☒ may be made available on request, subject to consideration of legal and ethical factors.
Please contact for further information.

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