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Summary: Ethnicity and Labour Market

Summary: Ethnicity and Labour Market

In 2016 in Scotland:

  • The employment rate for people from minority ethnic groups decreased by 1.3 percentage points over the year, from 58.9% to 57.6%.

Employment rates by ethnicity for 2016, change over year, Scotland

Employment Rates by Ethnicity

Source: Regional Employment Patterns in Scotland: Statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2016 (Last updated: May 2017)

 

Useful Links

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Publications and Outputs

Publications and Outputs

Regional Employment Patterns in Scotland: Statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2016 (May 2017) The main publication contains data on age and gender while further equalities analysis can be found in the Supplementary Local Authority Tables.

Non-UK nationals living and working in Scotland 2016 (November 2017) These tables present a range of labour market information for EU nationals and non-EU nationals living and working in Scotland sourced from the Annual Population Survey.  Information is included on the following topics; employment rate, industry and occupation of employment and level of skills.

EU Nationals Living and Working in Scotland 2015 (March 2017) This paper presents key statistics relating to the economic status of migrants, from both the EU and from outside the EU, who are resident in Scotland.

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Ethnicity Evidence Review (2013) A comprehensive review of available evidence in relation to ethnicity.

Data

Data

Labour Market briefs

Annual Population Survey microdata is available (through a ‘special licence’ scheme) from the UK Data Archive.

External Links

External Links

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External Research Organisations

Nomis - An Office for National Statistics (ONS) service, providing access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics from official sources.

Office for National Statistics: Labour Market - ONS publications on UK labour market statistics

Contacts

Contacts

Labour Market

lmstats@gov.scot