Scottish house condition survey 2016: key findings

2016 survey findings including fuel poverty rates, energy efficiency ratings, carbon emissions, Scottish Housing Quality Standard and disrepair.

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The Scottish Government acknowledges and thanks the 2,850 households across Scotland who gave their time to take part in the Scottish House Condition Survey interview and physical dwelling inspection in 2016.

This report was produced by the Scottish House Condition Survey team at the Scottish Government with support from Adam Krawczyk and the Scottish Household Survey team (Jackie Horne, Emma McCallum, Pat Cairns and Ludmila Kopaskova).

Finally, special thanks to:

  • Ipsos MORI: Chris Martin, Murray Petrie, the social interviewers and the building survey team.
  • BRE: Matthew Custard, Elaine Simpson, Chris Beer, and Jonathon Whiteley for their energy modelling and work on the physical survey.
  • Alembic Research: Bill Sheldrick for his role in surveyor training and the energy prices survey.

Scottish House Condition Survey Team
Ailie Clarkson, Silvia Palombi, Diarmuid Lloyd

Directorate for Housing and Social Justice
Communities Analysis Division
Scottish Government

December 2017


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