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Occasional Paper

Occasional Paper

No. 14

Published on 20 October 2006

Household Change - Scotland in a European Setting

A Literature Review and Analysis

Gillian Miller MSc

The views expressed in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

This work summarises part of an investigation into the 2001 Census question ‘The Relationship Matrix’ (pages 4 and 5 of Scotland's Census April 2001 - Household Form H4 (Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format) (544 Kb) carried out by the author for an MSc thesis. It describes family trends and notes the potential effect of the Matrix on the data and the interpretation of such trends.


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