This website is now part of Public Health Scotland. Visit our new website.
Improving health
Previously NHS Health Scotland


This briefing looks at how poverty can impact on children’s health, education and development, and how this creates inequalities in Scotland.

You may also find our guidance paper on concepts and definitions of poverty, low income and economic disadvantage useful. 


Other formats

If you require publications or documents in other formats please email the Public Health Scotland Other Formats team.