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Poverty and Income Inequality - Additional Analysis


Following on from the analysis of trends in poverty in the National Statistics publication Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2015/16, which was published on 25 June 2015, additional analysis has been published to add to the understanding of the factors that affect the risk of poverty:


Additional analysis of poverty in Scotland 2015/16


This includes analysis of poverty rates by:


  • Gender
  • Urban/rural residence
  • Disability
  • Ethnicity
  • Household tenure


In addition there is also analysis of the sources of income for people at different points in the income distribution.


All the statistics can be found in the excel tables which accompany this analysis:


Excel tables accompanying the additional poverty analysis