Scottish household survey 2016: key findings
Short report summarising the key findings from the Scottish household survey 2016: annual report.
More and more households manage well financially.
Households who manage well over time
Most households reported they managed well or very well financially in 2016, a 15% increase since 1999.
56% of adults reported they managed well financially in 2016
The proportion of households who don't manage well decreased by 5% since 1999.
Households who don't manage well
Single parent and single adult households were most likely to report that they do not manage financially, compared to Scotland overall.
Households who manage well by deprivation
The gap in number of households who manage well in the 20% most deprived areas and those in the rest of Scotland narrowed since 2013 (23%) to 20% in 2016.
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