More than one-in-four single parent households in Scotland say they are struggling financially, a survey has suggested.
The Scottish Household Survey also found that 20% of single households were "not managing well" with money.
The number of people with savings fell from 51% to 48% in 2008, while those with no savings at all rose to 42%.
Published by the Scottish Government, the survey gives an indication of various social trends.
A clear majority (60%) of Scotland's households have internet access, while 54% have a broadband connection, although this figure drops to just 27% among deprived households.
Overall, 33% of adults said they did not use the internet at all.
The statistics showed that most people liked the place where they lived and that two thirds (66%) travelled to work by car, a slight fall on the 2007 figure (68%)
In the most deprived areas, 45% of adults said their neighbourhood had "no sense of community" or had problems with anti-social behaviour issues. That compared with just 20% in other parts of Scotland.
The survey found 59% were satisfied with their local health services, schools and public transport, but only 41% of adults believed that their council provided high quality services. The proportion of households recycling their rubbish has risen to 87%.
The figures suggested that more than a third of Scots households contained only one adult and 23% of adults had no qualifications.
Other statistics indicated a general downwards trend in the proportion of adults who smoked, down from 25.7% in 2007 to 25.2% in 2008.