Scottish house condition survey: 2017 key findings

Indicators from the 2017 survey, including updated fuel poverty rates, energy efficiency ratings, carbon emissions and Scottish Housing Quality Standard.

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The Scottish Government acknowledges and thanks the 3,002 households across Scotland who gave their time to take part in the Scottish House Condition Survey interview and physical dwelling inspection in 2017.

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 (Emma McCallum, Pat Cairns, Conor Nangle and Claire Wood).

Finally, special thanks to:

  • Ipsos MORI Chris Martin, Murray Petrie, the social interviewers and the building survey team.
  • BRE: Matthew Custard, 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, Esther Laird, Diarmuid Lloyd

Directorate for Housing and Social Justice

Communities Analysis Division
Scottish Government

December 2018

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