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Child poverty

Child poverty

End Child Poverty and Loughborough University publish yearly figures of child poverty across the UK, at a local authority and constituency level. You can view their 2021/22 report and data tables by following the link given.

Clackmannanshire has the third highest rate in Scotland behind Glasgow (32%) and North Ayrshire (29%) with 28.3% (2,764) of children living in poverty.  This has increased from 23.9% in 2020/21. The Scottish average is 24.5%.  

25.1% (5,033) of children were living in poverty in the Ochil and South Perthshire Constituency in 2021/22 compared with 20.1% in 2020/21.

You can also refer to the latest ECP press release relating to Scotland.

Source: End Child Poverty

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