statistics

Drug-related deaths in Scotland in 2008

Statistics of drug-related deaths in 2008 and earlier years, broken down by cause of death, selected drugs reported, age and sex. Includes three tables of figures for health board areas, and three for council areas

Drug misuse statistics Scotland 2008

Annual publication bringing together the latest available information from a range of national data sources pertaining to drug misuse.

Stigma and discrimination in employment

This resource provides facts and statistics which relate to the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health problems and looks at the effect this can have on employees and employers.

Pre-school and childcare workforce statistics 2009 (Education and training series)

Report presenting statistics on childcare centres in Scotland registered with the Care Commission and childcare centre staff.

Probable suicides: deaths which are the result of intentional self-harm or events of undetermined intent

Section of the General Register Office for Scotland's website which holds statistical information on the numbers of deaths which were known to be, or thought likely to be, caused by intentional self-harm.

Statistics on women and the criminal justice system

Report containing information on women's experiences in the criminal justice system as victims, suspects, defendants and practitioners in criminal justice agencies.

It compares their representation and experiences with those of men and identifies if, and where, any disproportionality exists in the treatment they receive.

National Statistics : Focus on Gender

Focus on Gender paints a picture of the relative lives of men and women in contemporary UK society. It includes information on their characteristics, experiences and lifestyles, placing particular emphasis on gender differences. Each overview in the Focus on series combines data from the 2001 Census and other sources to illustrate its topic, and provide links to further information.

Poverty and income inequality in Scotland 2007/08

Publication providing annual estimates of the proportion and number of children, working age adults and pensioners living in low income households in Scotland and the distribution of household income across Scotland.