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Work and Worklessness among Households in Scotland 2009

Work and Worklessness among households in Scotland, 2009


Table 12: Children living in workless working-age households by type of household, UK, 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

6.1%

48.9%

14.9%

15.7%

2005

6.1%

47.8%

14.2%

15.5%

2006

6.0%

48.1%

13.8%

15.6%

2007

5.8%

48.4%

9.9%

15.3%

2008

6.8%

48.2%

14.9%

16.1%

Change on year

1.0%

-0.3%

5.0%

0.8%

Children living in workless households (a)

Levels

2004

537,000

1,247,700

37,500

1,822,100

2005

537,700

1,223,000

36,400

1,797,100

2006

523,200

1,240,300

32,300

1,795,800

2007

502,900

1,229,700

26,500

1,759,100

2008

583,200

1,223,400

42,900

1,849,500

Change on year

80,300

-6,300

16,400

90,400

Children living in all working-age households (b)

Levels

2004

8,813,700

2,552,500

251,100

11,617,300

2005

8,747,000

2,558,200

256,300

11,561,600

2006

8,700,600

2,576,900

234,200

11,511,700

2007

8,671,400

2,538,300

268,500

11,478,200

2008

8,638,800

2,540,700

288,600

11,468,000

Change on year

-32,600

2,400

20,100

-10,100

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec For more information see: Notes

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