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Annual Population Survey in Scotland 2005

Published: 29 Jun 2006
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
075596148X

This summary publication presents analysis on the labour market, education and training. Results are presented here at Scotland and sub-Scotland levels.

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Annual Population Survey in Scotland 2005
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By occupation

Table 10 shows that employed people were quite well spread across the 9 occupation groups in Scotland in 2005.

The associate professional and technical occupation group had the largest share in 2005, an estimated 14.3% of all those in employment worked in this group.

The process, plant and machine operatives occupation group had the lowest share in 2005, an estimated 7.9% of all those in employment worked in this group.

Table 10: Proportion and level of people in employment by occupational group, 2004-2005

Occupational Group

2004

2005

Proportion

Proportion

Level

Managers and Senior Officials

12.4%

12.6%

. 303,000

Professional occupations

12.1%

12.4%

. 298,000

Associate Professional and Technical

13.8%

14.3%

. 344,000

Administrative and Secretarial

12.8%

12.5%

. 301,000

Skilled Trades Occupations

11.5%

10.8%

. 260,000

Personal Service Occupations

8.3%

8.5%

. 205,000

Sales and Customer Service Occupations

8.8%

8.9%

. 214,000

Process, Plant and Machine Operatives

7.9%

7.9%

. 191,000

Elementary Occupations

12.4%

12.2%

. 293,000