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 4.12: Claimant count unemployment by gender, Scotland and Residence Local Authority Areas, 2007

Unemployment: numbers
(thousands)

Unemployment rates
(%)

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Scotland

58.2

19.9

78.1

4.1

1.5

2.8

Aberdeen City

1.4

0.4

1.8

1.9

0.7

1.3

Aberdeenshire

0.8

0.4

1.2

1.2

0.6

0.9

Angus

1.1

0.4

1.5

3.2

1.4

2.3

Argyll & Bute

0.9

0.3

1.2

3.3

1.4

2.3

Clackmannanshire

0.6

0.2

0.8

4.8

1.9

3.3

Dumfries & Galloway

1.5

0.6

2.1

3.6

1.6

2.6

Dundee City

2.7

0.8

3.5

7.1

2.2

4.7

East Ayrshire

1.9

0.7

2.6

5.7

2.4

4.1

East Dunbartonshire

0.7

0.2

0.9

2.1

0.7

1.4

East Lothian

0.5

0.2

0.7

2.1

0.8

1.4

East Renfrewshire

0.5

0.2

0.6

1.9

0.7

1.3

Edinburgh, City of

4.4

1.5

5.9

3.5

1.2

2.3

Eilean Siar

0.4

0.1

0.4

4.4

1.3

3.0

Falkirk

1.6

0.6

2.2

4.0

1.6

2.8

Fife

4.8

1.7

6.5

5.0

1.9

3.4

Glasgow City

11.1

3.3

14.4

8.2

2.5

5.3

Highland

1.8

0.7

2.4

2.8

1.2

2.0

Inverclyde

1.6

0.4

2.0

7.1

1.9

4.5

Midlothian

0.6

0.2

0.8

2.5

1.0

1.8

Moray

0.7

0.3

1.0

2.7

1.5

2.1

North Ayrshire

2.4

0.9

3.4

6.6

2.7

4.7

North Lanarkshire

4.0

1.4

5.3

4.6

1.7

3.1

Orkney Islands

0.1

0.0

0.1

1.6

0.9

1.2

Perth & Kinross

0.9

0.3

1.2

2.2

0.9

1.9

Renfrewshire

2.1

0.7

2.7

4.1

1.4

2.7

Scottish Borders

0.6

0.3

0.9

2.1

0.9

1.5

Shetland Islands

0.1

0.0

0.2

1.5

0.6

1.1

South Ayrshire

1.4

0.4

1.8

4.4

1.5

3.0

South Lanarkshire

3.0

1.1

4.1

3.6

1.4

2.5

Stirling

0.7

0.3

1.0

2.8

1.1

2.0

West Dunbartonshire

1.6

0.6

2.2

6.4

2.3

4.3

West Lothian

1.7

0.6

2.4

3.8

1.4

2.6

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 economically active working age residents.