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Poverty in Perspective: Scotland – A poverty typology for low income households in Scotland

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This research, for the Scottish Government, sought to identify different experiences of poverty amongst low-income households in Scotland using analysis of data from a large-scale social survey. The research used Latent Class Analysis, a data segmentation technique, to uncover thirteen types of poverty spread across three pre-determined life stages: families with children, working age without children, and older age.

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Scottish Government

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