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Local Area Labour Markets in Scotland

Background

The 'Local Area Labour Markets in Scotland: Statistics from the Annual Population Survey' publication (formerly known as the Annual Population Survey in Scotland: A Compendium of Labour Market Statistics) is produced annually and covers information on various key indicators in Scotland - employment, unemployment, economic inactivity, education and skills. The data is derived from the Annual Population Survey (APS), which is a boosted annual version of Labour Force Survey.

The latest publication in its current format can be found at the following link:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/07/28092044/0

Consultation

A user consultation seeking views on the changes made to the publication last year and inputs on the content of the forthcoming publication, ran from 19 April 2010 to 21 May 2010.

Summary of Consultation

A report summarising the findings from the consultation is now available.

Scottish Goverment response to Consultation

A short summary outlining the Scottish Government response to the consultation findings is now available.

Future Outputs

On 29th of July the Local Area Labour Markets in Scotland: Statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2009 publication will be released on the Scottish Government website.

By 26th August, web-tables with additional geographies and a topical article on the 'Impact of the recession on Scotland's Labour Market' will be released on the Scottish Government website,

Contacts

If you have any further queries please send these to:

labour-market.statistics@scotland.gsi.gov.uk or please phone 0300 244 6790.