Has the general standard of living in Scotland increased or fallen in the last 12 months?

Field work dates: 7 May 1999 - 18 March 2020
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 16 polls

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Results for: Has the general standard of living in Scotland increased or fallen in the last 12 months?
Fieldwork end date
Pollster
18 March 2020
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
28 February 2018
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
23 December 2016
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
31 January 2016
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
31 October 2013
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
30 November 2012
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 October 2011
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
4 October 2010
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 September 2009
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 November 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
21 January 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
19 December 2005
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
17 December 2004
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 October 2003
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 November 2001
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
12 August 1999
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
Increased a lot3%2%1%1%5%2%2%2%3%2%4%3%4%4%3%2%
Increased a little14%13%19%19%10%10%9%12%14%30%32%27%28%32%29%28%
Stayed the same31%27%41%35%26%24%19%29%26%46%40%48%42%38%48%45%
Fallen a little36%41%29%31%39%41%40%40%40%18%18%18%19%18%16%19%
Fallen a lot16%17%10%14%20%23%30%17%17%4%5%4%6%7%4%6%

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Views on whether general standard of living in Scotland has increased or fallen in last 12 months (see detailed documentation for minor changes in question wording over time)

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