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Gypsies/Travellers in Scotland: The Twice Yearly Count - No. 16: July 2009

DescriptionGypsies/Travellers in Scotland: The Twice Yearly Count - No. 16: July 2009
ISBN978 0 7559 9560
Official Print Publication DateAugust 2010
Website Publication DateAugust 30, 2010

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A report by Craigforth on behalf of Scottish Government Social Research

ISBN 978 0 7559 9560 8 (Web only publication)

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DPPAS 10441

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS

1. INTRODUCTION

2. OVERALL TRENDS
Distribution

3. COUNCIL/ RSL SITES
Background
Provision
Population
Change, Movement and Demand

4. PRIVATE SITES
Population and Provision
Number of Sites
Characteristics of Sites

5. UNAUTHORISED ENCAMPMENTS
Background
Population and Unauthorised Encampment Activity
Characteristics of encampments
6 Month Activity

INDEX OF TABLES

Table 2.1: Gypsy/Traveller Households by Local Authority Area and Type of Site, July 2006 to July 2009
Table 2.2: Distribution of Gypsy/Traveller Households by Local Authority
Table 2.3: Change in Summer (July) Households by Region
Table 3.1: Pitch Provision and Occupancy by Local Authority Area July 2009
Table 3.2: Unavailable Pitches
Table 3.3: Demographic Comparison: Gypsies/ Travellers on Council/ RSL Sites and Scotland population
Table 3.4: Council/ RSL - Age Structure Profile by Site July 2009
Table 3.5: Length of Tenancy Profile on Council/ RSL Sites by Local Authority Area July 2009
Table 3.6: Duration of tenancies on Council/ RSL Sites July 2009
Table 3.7: Absences from Council/ RSL Sites, July 2009 Count
Table 4.1: Households Living in Private Sites by Local Authority Area, July 2009
Table 4.2: Private Sites at July 2009
Table 4.3: Private Sites: Availability and Usage July 2009
Table 5.1: Encampment locations in use at time of the count.
Table 5.2: Number of Households on Unauthorised Encampments (Summer) July 2005 to July 2009
Table 5.3: Characteristics of Unauthorised Encampments Occupied July 2009
Table 5.4: Usage of unauthorised encampment locations January 2009 - July 2009

INDEX OF FIGURES

Figure 2.1: Gypsies/Travellers Population - Summer and Winter 2001 to 2009
Figure 2.2: Summer Population of Gypsies/Travellers July 2001 to July 2009
Figure 2.3: Distribution of All Households and Gypsy/Traveller Households July 2009
Figure 3.1: Number of Households on Council/ RSL Sites (Summer) July 2001 to July 2009
Figure 4.1: Number of Households on Private Sites (Summer) July 2001 to July 2009
Figure 5.1: Number of Households on Unauthorised Encampments by Local Authority Area July 2009