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Services and support within each Local Authority, Jobcentre Plus or Health Board area.

Key Poverty Statistics

Scotland is well served with regular and reliable information on national levels of poverty in Scotland.

Scottish Government Analytical Pages

The income and poverty statistics web pages provides information about income and poverty statistics for Scotland. It includes the latest publications, a broad range of Family Resources Survey based analyses relating to income and low income in Scotland as well as performance against UK child poverty targets

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS)

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics is the Scottish Government's on-going programme to improve the availability, consistency and accessibility of small area statistics in Scotland.

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD)

The SIMD provides a wealth of information to help improve the understanding about the outcomes and circumstances of people living in the most deprived areas in Scotland.

Scotland Performs

Scotland Performs measures and reports on progress of government in Scotland in creating a more successful country, with opportunities for all to flourish through increasing sustainable economic growth.

Department of Work and Pensions

DWP publish a range of statistics that provide information about DWP's client groups, benefits, employment programmes, estimates of households living in poverty and other areas that the Department is responsible for.

Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics produces independent information to improve our understanding of the UK's economy and society.

The Poverty Site

This site monitors what is happening to poverty and social exclusion in the UK and has material organised around 100 statistical indicators covering all aspects of the subject, from income and work to health and education. The latest updates are available here.

Scottish Public Health Observatory

Along with summary data and statistics, they aim to provide background information, interpretation, policy notes, commentaries on data sources, references and links to further information for a wide range of topics relating to the health of the Scottish population.

Information Statistics Division of NHS National Services Scotland.

There are a number of general public health and health improvement measures which help to measure progress in tackling poverty, ranging from rates of smoking, drug misuse and alcohol consumption to data on sexual health outcomes.