Figure 19: Median ratio of housing costs to net unequalised household income for the period FYE 2007 to FYE 2016 across tenures, Scotland
Source: Family Resources Survey, Department for Work and Pensions
Net income is defined here as the total income received (including housing benefit payments) by the households excluding taxes such as Income Tax and Council Tax. Net income has not been adjusted (“equivalised”) for family size. Housing costs include rent gross of Housing Benefit, as well as water rates and service charges where applicable.