Persistent poverty in Scotland

New experimental statistics have been published showing the proportion of people living in persistent poverty in Scotland between 2010 and 2015.  The persistent poverty figures show the number of individuals living in poverty for 3 or more of the last 4 years.

After housing costs 9 per cent of all people in Scotland, and 12 per cent of children were in persistent poverty in 2011 to 2015.

Read more: https://news.gov.scot/news/persistent-poverty-in-scotland-2010-2015

 

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