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Poverty in Perspective: Scotland – A poverty typology for low income households in Scotland
figureposted on 2018-08-13, 16:38 authored by Matt BarnesMatt Barnes, Sally StaresSally Stares, Jason DykesJason Dykes
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.