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Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2013/14, 25/06/15 [S]

The latest National Statistics on poverty and income inequality in Scotland, up to and including 2013/14.

Relative poverty in Scotland, before housing costs, decreased in 2013/14. Rates for children are the lowest since this series started in 1994/95. This reflects more people moving into employment, and increases in hours worked. In particular there was a shift from part-time employment to full-time employment for those on the lowest incomes.

For full details see the Scottish Government website.

Further Information

Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2013/14