Publication - Statistics

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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Working age people in employment, education or training ( EET)

The number of working age people in employment, education or training in Scotland was estimated to be 2.490 million in 2005 (79.7% of all working age people).

Table 18 shows the estimated proportion of working age people EET in 2005. The three local authority areas with the lowest estimated proportions were: Glasgow City (72.2%), East Ayrshire (74.1%) and North Lanarkshire (75.3%).

In 2005, the proportion of working age people EET living in the 15% most deprived areas was estimated to be 61.6%, lower than that for the rest of Scotland at 82.7%.

Table 18: Proportion and level of working age people EET, 2004-2005

Geography (Residence Based)

2004

2005

Proportion

Proportion

Level
EET

Scotland

79.4%

79.7%

2,490,000

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

82.1%

83.6%

108,000

Aberdeenshire

83.7%

84.4%

120,000

Angus

80.5%

80.4%

51,000

Argyll & Bute

80.3%

80.7%

42,000

Clackmannanshire

77.1%

75.7%

22,000

Dumfries & Galloway

81.6%

80.8%

68,000

Dundee City

75.7%

78.7%

66,000

East Ayrshire

76.5%

74.1%

53,000

East Dunbartonshire

86.3%

86.1%

57,000

East Lothian

80.6%

82.0%

46,000

East Renfrewshire

85.6%

84.4%

48,000

Edinburgh, City of

83.3%

84.6%

250,000

Eilean Siar

84.5%

85.9%

12,000

Falkirk

80.0%

79.0%

71,000

Fife

81.5%

80.6%

175,000

Glasgow City

71.4%

72.2%

269,000

Highland

85.3%

83.8%

103,000

Inverclyde

73.1%

76.1%

38,000

Midlothian

83.1%

82.5%

42,000

Moray

81.2%

80.4%

41,000

North Ayrshire

72.8%

77.3%

63,000

North Lanarkshire

74.5%

75.3%

150,000

Orkney Islands

88.7%

86.4%

10,000

Perth & Kinross

81.8%

82.7%

65,000

Renfrewshire

77.7%

79.0%

82,000

Scottish Borders

83.6%

82.3%

52,000

Shetland Islands

88.1%

89.3%

12,000

South Ayrshire

78.1%

79.5%

52,000

South Lanarkshire

78.6%

78.8%

149,000

Stirling

81.0%

80.8%

44,000

West Dunbartonshire

75.4%

76.0%

43,000

West Lothian

82.1%

79.5%

86,000

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

59.8%

61.6%

273,000

Rest of Scotland

82.7%

82.7%

2,217,000

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

77.3%

78.3%

957,000

Other Urban Areas

79.1%

79.4%

717,000

Accessible Small Towns

80.7%

79.8%

263,000

Remote Small Towns

82.2%

81.4%

69,000

Accessible Rural

82.5%

83.0%

351,000

Remote Rural

84.7%

82.7%

132,000