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Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Attitudes to Government, the National Health Service, the Economy and Standard of Living

This report provides the findings of the core module of the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015 on attitudes to government, the National Health Service, the economy and standard of living.

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Table A3.9: What about the general standard

1999 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015
% % % % % % % % % % % % %
Increased a lot 2 3 4 4 3 4 2 3 2 2 2 5 1
Increased a little 27 27 30 27 25 30 27 13 11 9 10 10 18
Stayed the same 43 45 36 40 45 37 41 25 28 19 23 25 33
Fallen a little 18 15 17 18 17 17 16 38 38 39 39 38 29
Fallen a lot 6 4 7 6 4 5 4 16 16 29 22 20 13
(Don't know) 5 6 7 5 7 6 9 4 4 2 4 2 5
Sample size 1482 1605 1508 1637 1549 1594 1508 1482 1495 1197 1229 1497 1288

of living in Scotland? Has it increased or fallen since (month of interview) previous year? (1999- 2015)

Note:
The question wording in each year was:
1999 and 2001 "Thinking back to the UK general election in 1997"
2003 "Thinking back to the last Scottish election in 1999"
2004 onwards "since (month of interview) (previous year)".

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