If Scotland were to become independent, would the standard of living in Scotland be higher or lower?

Field work dates: 1 January 2011 - 1 January 2013
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 3 polls

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Results for: If Scotland were to become independent, would the standard of living in Scotland be higher or lower?
Fieldwork end date
Pollster
1 January 2013
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2012
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2011
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
A lot higher5%5%10%
A little higher22%27%25%
No difference36%36%34%
A little lower21%17%18%
A lot lower7%6%5%
Don't know9%8%8%
Refused0%0%0%

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As a result of independence would the standard of living in Scotland be higher, lower, or would it make no difference?

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