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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
Chapter 3 - Education and Skills

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Chapter 3 - Education and Skills

Qualifications

There are three Lifelong Learning indicators in Scotland connected with qualifications:

1.Reduce the proportion of working age adults whose highest qualification is below SCQF level 5.

The proportion of working age people whose highest qualification was below SCQF level 5 was estimated to be 17.5% in 2005. North Lanarkshire had the highest estimated proportion (28.5%) and East Renfrewshire had the lowest estimated proportion (8.2%).

Table 19: Proportion of working age adults whose highest qualification was below SCQF level 5, 2004-2005

Geography (Residence Based)

2004

2005

Proportion

Proportion

Scotland

18.8%

17.5%

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

15.3%

15.2%

Aberdeenshire

13.2%

11.7%

Angus

14.0%

15.7%

Argyll & Bute

19.6%

15.3%

Clackmannanshire

20.7%

18.3%

Dumfries & Galloway

19.4%

17.6%

Dundee City

21.4%

18.6%

East Ayrshire

25.2%

25.2%

East Dunbartonshire

9.4%

9.9%

East Lothian

16.6%

13.3%

East Renfrewshire

9.6%

8.2%

Edinburgh, City of

12.3%

12.4%

Eilean Siar

22.5%

17.5%

Falkirk

19.7%

15.1%

Fife

17.0%

14.5%

Glasgow City

25.4%

26.7%

Highland

16.4%

14.2%

Inverclyde

21.6%

19.3%

Midlothian

19.4%

16.1%

Moray

20.2%

16.0%

North Ayrshire

23.7%

18.3%

North Lanarkshire

28.0%

28.5%

Orkney Islands

11.3%

10.6%

Perth & Kinross

13.6%

13.2%

Renfrewshire

18.8%

17.1%

Scottish Borders

18.7%

13.8%

Shetland Islands

11.2%

9.5%

South Ayrshire

19.0%

16.7%

South Lanarkshire

21.1%

18.8%

Stirling

11.5%

13.1%

West Dunbartonshire

24.2%

20.7%

West Lothian

17.8%

16.0%

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

38.2%

36.1%

Rest of Scotland

15.5%

14.5%

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

20.2%

20.5%

Other Urban Areas

19.4%

16.7%

Accessible Small Towns

18.1%

16.6%

Remote Small Towns

18.8%

16.5%

Accessible Rural

15.4%

12.6%

Remote Rural

15.8%

15.5%