- 15 Sep 2020
The Scottish Household Survey (SHS) has been invaluable in providing data which has been used with other evidence to help inform the policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This report contains a small selection of SHS findings which were used. We are publishing them because they may also be useful for other users. This report provides an infographic summary of the key findings from ad hoc queries for data from the Scottish Household Survey (SHS) received in 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis, updated with the latest data from the 2019 SHS. The issues covered include: If services are only provided through digital means who will be missing out? If people cannot go out because they are experiencing the symptoms of COVID-19 or they are high clinical risk how likely are they to have someone who can help them get essential goods? If people cannot, or prefer not to, use public transport how many will not be able access a car? How big are households in Scotland and what type of households are they? What do we know about older people and those living in the most deprived areas of Scotland and their living circumstances and general health?
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