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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Table 3 shows that the three local authority areas which had the highest female employment rate estimates in 2005 were: Eilean Siar (83.2%), Orkney Islands (82.0%) and Shetland Islands (81.5%).

Eight local authority areas had female employment rate estimates below 70.0% in 2005: Glasgow City (64.5%), East Ayrshire (65.6%), Clackmannanshire (67.2%), West Dunbartonshire (67.6%), Dundee City (68.0%), North Ayrshire (69.5%), North Lanarkshire (69.7%) and South Lanarkshire (69.7%).

In 2005, the female employment rate estimate for the 15% most deprived areas was 53.9%; much lower than that for the rest of Scotland (75.3%).

In terms of urban/rural areas, the 2005 female employment rate estimate was lowest in large urban areas (70.3%) and highest in remote rural areas (76.8%).

Table 3: Female working age employment rates and levels, 2004-2005

Geography (Residence Based)

2004

2005

Proportion

Proportion

Level

Scotland

71.5%

72.1%

1,104,000

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

70.4%

75.7%

47,000

Aberdeenshire

72.6%

75.6%

51,000

Angus

71.8%

72.3%

22,000

Argyll & Bute

75.5%

75.1%

18,000

Clackmannanshire

67.7%

67.2%

9,000

Dumfries & Galloway

75.2%

74.3%

30,000

Dundee City

67.1%

68.0%

28,000

East Ayrshire

68.5%

65.6%

23,000

East Dunbartonshire

77.6%

77.7%

25,000

East Lothian

74.1%

75.6%

21,000

East Renfrewshire

75.6%

76.5%

21,000

Edinburgh, City of

72.2%

74.9%

109,000

Eilean Siar

81.7%

83.2%

6,000

Falkirk

73.5%

73.7%

33,000

Fife

76.5%

72.8%

77,000

Glasgow City

62.9%

64.5%

121,000

Highland

78.7%

80.8%

47,000

Inverclyde

69.0%

71.3%

18,000

Midlothian

76.8%

77.8%

19,000

Moray

73.7%

72.0%

17,000

North Ayrshire

63.9%

69.5%

28,000

North Lanarkshire

66.7%

69.7%

68,000

Orkney Islands

80.6%

82.0%

4,000

Perth & Kinross

73.6%

72.7%

28,000

Renfrewshire

73.3%

72.6%

37,000

Scottish Borders

74.7%

72.9%

22,000

Shetland Islands

83.3%

81.5%

5,000

South Ayrshire

72.9%

71.0%

23,000

South Lanarkshire

72.5%

69.7%

65,000

Stirling

72.7%

74.0%

20,000

West Dunbartonshire

69.4%

67.6%

19,000

West Lothian

74.7%

75.0%

40,000

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

53.4%

53.9%

122,000

Rest of Scotland

74.7%

75.3%

982,000

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

68.3%

70.3%

426,000

Other Urban Areas

72.5%

72.0%

319,000

Accessible Small Towns

73.4%

72.7%

116,000

Remote Small Towns

76.0%

75.8%

32,000

Accessible Rural

73.7%

74.8%

152,000

Remote Rural

78.7%

76.8%

58,000