Coastal settlement typology - Scotland 2016 - Linked later-life localities
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The linked later-life localities layer consists of 53 coastal localities with an aging populaton. This is characterized on the basis of their census based socio-economic and demographic characteristics. This is the second stage of a based on a two-stage cluster analysis of coastal localities (defined as within 2 kilometres of the coast) with populations of greater than 1000 (for reasons of confidentiality).
The employment in these settlements is characterised by higher representation in information, communication, real estate, finance industries sectors and low levels of deprivation. There is a predominately older age profile in these settlements over 45’s showing highest here with many couples with no children. There are high levels of owned housing and unpaid carers. There is highest car ownership in this cluster group.