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Work and Worklessness among Households in Scotland 2009

Work and Worklessness among households in Scotland, 2009


Table 11: Children living in workless working-age households by type of household, Scotland, 2004-2008

Not seasonally adjusted

Couple households

Lone parent households

Other households types

All household types

Children living in workless households (a) as a percentage of children in all working-age households (b)

Per cent

2004

5.1%

47.8%

*

15.8%

2005

5.1%

47.6%

*

15.6%

2006

6.0%

45.6%

*

15.4%

2007

5.5%

45.2%

*

14.9%

2008

4.5%

44.6%

*

13.7%

Change on year

-1.0%

-0.6%

*

-1.2%

Children living in workless households (a)

Levels

2004

34,200

107,800

*

144,800

2005

35,500

109,300

*

145,700

2006

40,200

98,800

*

139,700

2007

36,400

94,100

*

132,000

2008

30,400

88,900

*

120,700

Change on year

-6,000

-5,200

*

-11,300

Children living in all working-age households (b)

Levels

2004

675,800

225,600

14,500

916,000

2005

689,900

229,600

14,500

934,000

2006

675,300

216,700

13,900

905,900

2007

659,100

208,100

16,800

884,000

2008

669,200

199,400

13,300

881,900

Change on year

10,100

-8,700

-3,500

-2,100

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec

For more information see: Notes

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