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 4.20: Gender Pay Gap, Scotland and UK, 1997-2007
Gross hourly pay excluding overtime for full-time employees

Year

Scotland

UK

Median Hourly Pay

Pay Gap

Median Hourly Pay

Pay Gap

Male

Female

(%)

Male

Female

(%)

1997

7.90

6.45

18.4

8.40

6.94

17.4

1998

8.34

6.75

19.1

8.74

7.22

17.4

1999

8.64

7.20

16.7

9.07

7.58

16.4

2000

8.93

7.32

18.0

9.35

7.83

16.3

2001

9.35

7.76

17.0

9.84

8.23

16.4

2002

9.84

8.29

15.8

10.26

8.67

15.5

2003

9.93

8.62

13.2

10.58

9.04

14.6

2004 3

10.34

9.14

11.6

11.09

9.53

14.1

2004 4

10.24

9.05

11.6

10.96

9.37

14.5

2005

10.49

9.55

9.0

11.29

9.82

13.0

2006 5

11.13

10.01

10.1

11.71

10.23

12.6

2006 6

11.06

9.88

10.7

11.64

10.14

12.9

2007

11.61

10.22

12.0

11.96

10.46

12.5

Source: Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, Office for National Statistics
Notes:
1 Employees on adult rates whose pay for the survey pay-period was not affected by absence.
2 Workplace based estimates.
3 Excluding supplementary information.
4 Including supplementary information.
5 Methodology consistent with 2005.
6 Methodology consistent with 2007.
7 To improve coverage and hence make the survey more representative, supplementary information was collected from the 2004 ASHE survey onwards on businesses not registered for VAT and for people who changed or started new jobs between sample selection and the survey reference period. The 2004-2006 ASHE results are therefore discontinuous with the results for 2003 and previous years, for which no supplementary information was collected. However, for 2004 two sets of results are given; the headline results that include supplementary information and results that exclude this information. These second set of results are given solely for comparison to earlier years.
8 2007 results take account of a small number of methodological changes which will improve the quality of results. These include changes to the sample design itself, as well as the introduction of an automatic coding tool, ACTR. Therefore, these results are only continuous with the 2006 results that have been produced using this methodology and are discontinuous with results from previous years. A second set of results is also provided for 2006 which is based on the old methodology to allow comparisons with earlier years.

Box 4.3: Useful References

Labour Market Statistics website:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Labour-Market

Office for National Statistics website:
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/

General Register Office for Scotland:
http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/

NOMIS (database of official labour market statistics):
https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/Default.asp

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics website (small area statistics):
http://www.sns.gov.uk/

Department for Work and Pensions Tabulation Tool ( WPLS):
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/tabtool.asp

Scotland Performs (Cohesion Target and Adult Literacy and Numeracy Indicator):
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/scotPerforms

Any comments for future editions or questions on the Labour Market chapter can be sent to labour-market.statistics@scotland.gsi.gov.uk or 0141 242 5446.