About labour market statistics

Contextual information and guidance on labour market statistics produced by the Scottish Government.

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The Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) provides information about the levels, distribution and make-up of earnings and hours paid for employees within industries, occupations and regions.

Information is published, including for regions, by the office for National Statistics at employee earnings in the UK.

Further analysis for Scotland in the areas of earnings overall, gender pay gap and the real living wage is published here.

If you are unable to find the data you require, please email the Labour Market Statistics Branch (lmstats@gov.scot) for assistance.


If you have any enquiries relating to Labour Market Statistics then please contact us at:

Email: LMStats@gov.scot

Telephone: 0131 244 6773

Fax: 0300 244 1060

Labour Market Statistics
OCEAES: Economic Strategy and Policy
Scottish Government
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150 Broomielaw
G2 8LU

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You may also contact the Statistician Group Enquiries for general information.

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