Publication - Statistics

Scottish Economic Statistics 2008

Published: 10 Dec 2008
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9780755958559

This is the ninth edition of the annual publication Scottish Economic Statistics, which is produced by statisticians in the Scottish Government.

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Contents
Scottish Economic Statistics 2008
Table 4.2: Economic activity and inactivity, employment and unemployment by gender, Scotland, 2001-2008

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Table 4.2: Economic activity and inactivity, employment and unemployment by gender, Scotland, 2001-2008

Total
aged 16+
(000s)

Total
economically active
All aged 16+
(000s)

Total in
employment
All aged 16+
(000s)

Unemployed
All aged 16+
(000s)

Economically
Inactive
All aged 16+
(000s)

Economic
activity rate
Age 16-59/641
Rate (%)

Employment
rate
Age 16-59/642
Rate (%)

Unemployment
rate
All aged 16+3
Rate (%)

ALL

2001

4,029

2,517

2,360

157

1,513

78.5

73.6

6.2

2002

4,036

2,514

2,356

158

1,522

78.4

73.4

6.3

2003

4,050

2,546

2,412

134

1,504

79.0

74.8

5.3

2004

4,078

2,594

2,439

155

1,484

79.6

74.8

6.0

2005

4,100

2,589

2,447

143

1,510

79.4

75.0

5.5

2006

4,127

2,599

2,454

144

1,529

79.1

74.7

5.5

2007

4,155

2,677

2,556

122

1,478

80.9

77.1

4.5

2008

4,181

2,655

2,543

113

1,525

79.9

76.4

4.2

MALE

2001

1,908

1,334

1,239

95

574

82.7

76.7

7.1

2002

1,914

1,327

1,233

95

587

82.0

76.2

7.1

2003

1,923

1,353

1,273

81

570

83.2

78.4

6.0

2004

1,938

1,369

1,273

96

569

83.4

77.5

7.0

2005

1,951

1,380

1,297

83

571

83.6

78.5

6.0

2006

1,967

1,362

1,277

84

606

82.2

77.0

6.2

2007

1,983

1,409

1,345

63

574

84.0

80.2

4.5

2008

1,997

1,396

1,335

62

600

83.0

79.3

4.4

FEMALE

2001

2,121

1,183

1,121

61

939

74.2

70.3

5.2

2002

2,122

1,187

1,123

64

935

74.7

70.6

5.4

2003

2,127

1,193

1,139

53

935

74.6

71.1

4.5

2004

2,139

1,225

1,166

58

915

75.6

72.0

4.8

2005

2,149

1,209

1,150

59

939

75.0

71.2

4.9

2006

2,160

1,237

1,177

60

923

75.9

72.2

4.8

2007

2,172

1,269

1,210

59

904

77.5

73.8

4.6

2008

2,184

1,259

1,208

51

925

76.7

73.5

4.0

Source: Labour Force Survey, Office for National Statistics
Calendar Quarter 2 (April-June), Seasonally Adjusted
1 Total working age economically active as a percentage of all persons of working age.
2 Total working age in employment as a percentage of all persons of working age.
3 Total unemployed aged 16 and above as a percentage of all economically active persons aged 16 and above.