Child Poverty

This is the number of Scottish children living in poverty

Data published by the End Child Poverty coalition highlights the levels of child poverty across Britain, illustrating that poverty is on the rise.

Researchers from Loughborough University estimated the number of children living in poverty in each constituency, ward and local authority area across Britain. These are the 14 areas of Scotland with the highest levels of children living in poverty after housing costs, based on wards. Photos are for illustrative purposes only.

24 per cent of children living in poverty

1. Renfrewshire

24 per cent of children living in poverty
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25 per cent of children living in poverty

2. Scottish Borders

25 per cent of children living in poverty
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25 per cent of children living in poverty

3. West Dunbartonshire

25 per cent of children living in poverty
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25 per cent of children living in poverty

4. Inverclyde

25 per cent of children living in poverty
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