If Scotland were to become independent, would the gap between rich and poor be bigger or smaller?

Field work dates: 1 January 2012 - 1 August 2017
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 4 polls

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Results for: If Scotland were to become independent, would the gap between rich and poor be bigger or smaller?
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Pollster
1 August 2017
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2014
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2013
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2012
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
A lot bigger10%11%8%8%
A little bigger19%18%17%18%
No difference40%37%49%47%
A little smaller17%11%14%17%
A lot smaller5%6%2%2%
Don't know9%15%10%9%
Refused0%0%0%0%

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As a result of independence, would the gap between rich and poor in Scotland be bigger, smaller or would it make no difference?

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