Statistics from the Scottish Government show that the average wealth of the richest people in the country increased to 65 1,651,700 between 2018 and 2020, an increase of 32% since 2006-08.
In contrast, the average wealth for the poorest 10% was only £ 7,600 – a difference of 217 times.
The number of the poorest people doubled from £ 3,500 in 2006-08, but fell from a peak of £ 8,100 in 2014-16.
The absolute wealth gap between Scotland’s top 10% and the poorest 40% was 6 1,614,900, an increase of 32% from 2006-08.
Statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey show that the average household wealth in Scotland is £ 214,000.
One in three said that if they lost their jobs, they would not have the savings they needed to stay above the poverty line.
Half of the lower 20% of earners in Scotland are considered financially weak, compared to only 8% of the top 20% earners.
About 46% of households that struggle to make ends meet a month after losing their income include one person with a disability – 8% more than in 2006-08.
Over the last 14 years, the number of households living with unsecured debt in Scotland has fallen from 6% to 4%.
Some 72% of households who reported struggling with debt were among the lowest earners at 40%, compared to only 3% of the highest earners.
The other lowest earners of 20% also added another 10% to those who reported having an unstructured level of debt.
The gap between the richest and the poorest in terms of property wealth also widened, with the bottom 10% reporting average property wealth of £ 18,000, compared to £ 500,000 in the top 10%.
The poorest people fell short of £ 23,200 in 2006-08, while their richest counterparts averaged more than 9 469,600.
The median pension wealth was generally even more unequal than the wealth, with the bottom 10% boasting only £ 1,700, and the top 10% reporting £ 617,300 in pensions – the poorest. 363 times more than the Scots.