Scottish household survey 2019: supplementary analysis
A compilation of the 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.
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Neighbourhoods and Communities
16% of non-Scottish/British adults felt that they could not rely on their neighbours if they needed help compared to 7% of Scottish/British adults.
This represents approximately 82,000 non-Scottish/British adults. Overall, around 8% of adults, or approximately 358,000 people, disagreed with the statement that if they were alone and needed help, they could rely on someone in their neighbourhood to help them.
This bar chart shows the proportion of non-Scottish/British and Scottish/British adults who felt that they could rely on someone in their neighbourhood to help.
11% of adults who had a long-term limiting health condition (approx. 118,000 people) felt they could not rely on their neighbours if they needed help
Individuals with long-term health conditions are more likely to be in high clinical risk or vulnerable categories
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