Scotland Education and children's services , Housing and planning , Welfare and equalities

The shocking impacts of poverty on the physical health of children and families



In 2019-22, it was estimated that 24% of children in Scotland were living in relative poverty after housing costs. This briefing looks at the overall picture and the most recent research on how poverty affects children’s physical health.

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