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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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2. Reduce the proportion of 18-29 year olds whose highest qualification is below SCQF level 6.

The proportion of 18-29 year olds whose highest qualification was below SCQF level 6 in 2005 was estimated to be 29.6%.

In 2005, West Lothian had the highest estimated proportion (44.0%) and East Renfrewshire had the lowest estimated proportion (12.5%).

In 2005, the proportion 18-29 year olds whose highest qualification was below SCQF level 6 in the 15% most deprived areas was estimated to be 46.5%, higher than that for the rest of Scotland at 26.1%.

Table 20: Proportion of 18-29 year olds whose highest qualification was below SCQF level 6, 2004-2005

Geography (Residence Based)

2004

2005

Proportion

Proportion

Scotland

30.7%

29.6%

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

24.9%

18.0%

Aberdeenshire

33.2%

37.9%

Angus

27.3%

29.2%

Argyll & Bute

31.5%

30.0%

Clackmannanshire

44.0%

37.5%

Dumfries & Galloway

38.7%

34.5%

Dundee City

23.7%

23.8%

East Ayrshire

38.7%

32.5%

East Dunbartonshire

17.3%

19.0%

East Lothian

34.2%

36.6%

East Renfrewshire

18.1%

12.5%

Edinburgh, City of

16.8%

17.3%

Eilean Siar

30.3%

25.7%

Falkirk

34.8%

34.0%

Fife

32.3%

29.5%

Glasgow City

29.6%

33.3%

Highland

39.0%

31.8%

Inverclyde

33.3%

40.8%

Midlothian

39.8%

34.2%

Moray

37.3%

34.1%

North Ayrshire

38.2%

28.6%

North Lanarkshire

39.9%

33.6%

Orkney Islands

*

*

Perth & Kinross

27.7%

28.1%

Renfrewshire

35.3%

29.2%

Scottish Borders

34.5%

31.3%

Shetland Islands

24.9%

24.3%

South Ayrshire

28.5%

30.1%

South Lanarkshire

31.5%

33.1%

Stirling

16.9%

22.3%

West Dunbartonshire

40.8%

35.0%

West Lothian

43.5%

44.0%

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

51.1%

46.5%

Rest of Scotland

26.5%

26.1%

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

27.4%

25.7%

Other Urban Areas

35.0%

33.2%

Accessible Small Towns

34.1%

35.6%

Remote Small Towns

30.9%

39.2%

Accessible Rural

31.1%

28.4%

Remote Rural

27.0%

30.6%

* - Estimate is below reliability threshold ( See Annex A for more details).