Since the advent of the Scottish
Parliament there has been an increase in the number of surveys of
the Scottish population to monitor progress towards policy goals
such as the Social
The start of the Scottish Household Survey
coincided with this and at the same time the Family Resources Survey
boosted its numbers in Scotland.
The full data for all of these surveys (ecept exemplar
5) is abvailable from the ESRC data archive. Exemplar 5 data wil
lshortly be made available on the web.
Because we are making micro-data available on a web
site we have had to take steps to change some of the data so as
to prevent individuals being identified.The principles and procedures
we adopted to achieve this are explained in this document.
We are most grateful to all the data providers for
allowing us to make use of their data in this way and for their
help in interpreting some of the analysis.