Tackling child poverty: second year progress report - annex C

Annex C: child poverty among lone parent families.


1. Labour Force Survey, 2019, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/families/datasets/familiesbyfamilytyperegionsofenglandandukconstituentcountries

2. https://www.gov.scot/publications/growing-up-scotland-change-early-childhood-impact-significant-events/

3. Skew, A. (2008) Leaving lone parenthood: analysis of the repartnering patterns of lone mothers in the UK.

4. Bernardi, K. et al. (2018) Changing lone parents, changing life courses. In: Bernardi, K. and Mortelmans, D. eds. Lone parenthood in the life course. Life Course Research and Social Policies 8

5. https://www.gingerbread.org.uk/policy-campaigns/publications-index/one-four-profile-single-parents-uk/

6. Data taken from the Family Resources Survey and averaged over seven years, 2011/12 – 2017/18 – see Children in poverty after housing costs who are in more than one priority group

7. Office for National Statistics (ONS). Employment rate of parents living with dependent children by family type and age of the youngest child. https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/datasets/employmentrateofparentslivingwithdependentchildrenbyfamilytypeandageoftheyoungestchildtabler. This is the seasonally adjusted rate for Oct-Dec 2019, consistent with the last household release by ONS.

8. Annual Population Survey, 2019 data

9. Family Resources Survey, 2016-19 data

10. Annual Population Survey, 2019 data

11. Family Resources Survey, 2016-19 data

12. Which currently sits at 15%. https://www.gov.scot/publications/fairer-scotland-women-gender-pay-gap-action-plan/pages/3/

13. Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2018. https://www.jrf.org.uk/report/uk-poverty-2018

14. Annual Population Survey

15. Department for Education, 2018, Childcare and early years survey of parents in England: 2018, https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/766498/Childcare_and_Early_Years_Survey_of_Parents_in_England_2018.pdf

16. Family Resources Survey, 2016-2019 data.

17. Scottish House Condition Survey, 2018 data.

18. Living Costs and Food Survey, One adult households with children is the closest comparable data for lone parent households available, as the dataset does not record whether the single adult is the child(ren)'s parent. UK figures have been used, due to the low sample size for one adult households with children in Scotland.

19. https://foodfoundation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Affordability-of-the-Eatwell-Guide_Final_Web-Version.pdf

20. https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-health-survey-2018-volume-1-main-report/pages/40/

21. Scottish Household Survey, 2015-17.

22. http://www.wealthandassets.scot/2020report.html

23. http://www.wealthandassets.scot/2020report.htm

24. http://www.wealthandassets.scot/2020report.html

25. http://www.wealthandassets.scot/2020report.html

26. Scottish Household Survey, 2015-17. High cost credit includes: Catalogues or mail order schemes, hire or rental purchase agreements, cash loans from companies that collect payments from your home, loans from pawnbrokers and cash converters and loans from pay day lenders.

27. Scottish Household Survey

28. https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/cumulative-impact-assessment-report.pdf

29. https://www.gov.scot/publications/2019-annual-report-welfare-reform/

30. https://www.gingerbread.org.uk/policy-campaigns/publications-index/one-four-profile-single-parents-uk/

31. http://www.healthscotland.scot/media/3124/child-poverty-in-scotland_priority-groups_lone-parent-families_briefing.pdf


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