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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Scottish Economic Statistics 2008
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Table 4.9: Claimant count unemployment, Scotland, 2001-2007

Unemployed

Number (thousands)

Rate (%)

Year

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

2001

108.0

83.6

24.4

4.0

5.9

1.9

2002

104.5

80.7

23.8

3.9

5.8

1.8

2003

102.3

78.4

23.9

3.7

5.5

1.8

2004

94.8

72.2

22.6

3.5

5.1

1.7

2005

88.5

66.7

21.7

3.2

4.7

1.6

2006

89.8

67.3

22.4

3.3

4.8

1.7

2007

78.1

58.2

19.9

2.8

4.1

1.5

Source: Claimant count, Office for National Statistics
Annual Average
Notes:
1 The claimant count consists of the people who are claiming unemployment-related benefits.
2 Rate is number of claimants as a percentage of the number of claimants plus workforce jobs.