The Scottish Household Survey is a face-to-face survey of a sample of Scotland residents from all 32 local authorities, running since 1999. The survey covers a wide-range of topics in order to provide reliable and up-to-date information on the attitudes, behaviours and characteristics of individuals and private households.
Key changes for 2019 include:
- Both Scotland and Local Authority level data has been published at the same time using the new SHS Data Explorer.
- The annual report is shorter and contains a summary of the key findings for each topic.
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The Scottish Household Survey (SHS) is a survey conducted by the Scottish Government, used to evidence the composition, characteristics, attitudes and behaviour of households and individuals living in Scotland. Questions are asked face-to-face by an interviewer in homes all over Scotland. A random sample of the general population in private residences is used.
The Scottish Household Survey (SHS) 2018 Local Authority Tables were published on the 8th October 2019. These contain Local Authority level analysis that matches as closely as possible to the tables and charts that were published in September 2019 at National level in the SHS 2018 Annual Report.
The Local Authority Tables can be accessed in either a PDF format or an interactive Excel document.
The Scottish Household Survey (SHS) 2017 Local Authority Tables were published on 30 October 2018. These contain Local Authority level analysis that matches as closely as possible to the tables and charts that were published in September 2018 at National level in the SHS 2017 Annual Report. The Local Authority Tables can be accessed in either Excel or PDF format.
For the first time, a prototype interactive web-based dashboard has also been published, for now containing only data on Local Authority Performance.
Additionally, a prototype infographic Local Authority report for Fife has been produced.
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An analysis and commentary on a range of local authority tables related to housing has also been published.
Questionnaires and technical reports can be accessed from the main SHS Publications page.