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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Ethnicity

In 2005, the working age employment rate estimate for minority ethnic residents of Scotland was 58.7%, compared to 75.3% for white residents.

People with a Disability

The working age employment rate estimate for people with a disability in Scotland was 45.7% in 2005.

In 2005, four out of the 32 local authority areas had an employment rate estimate for people with a disability below 40.0%: Glasgow City (33.4%), North Lanarkshire (36.3%), East Ayrshire (38.3%) and Inverclyde (38.3%).

The employment rate estimate for people with a disability living in the 15% most deprived areas was 28.3% in 2005; nearly half that for the rest of Scotland (51.0%).

Table 4: Working age employment rates and levels for people with a disability, 2004-2005

Geography (Residence Based)

2004

2005

Proportion

Proportion

Level

Scotland

44.3%

45.7%

291,000

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

52.4%

52.4%

13,000

Aberdeenshire

56.3%

56.4%

13,000

Angus

48.2%

50.9%

6,000

Argyll & Bute

47.0%

51.8%

5,000

Clackmannanshire

45.6%

41.8%

3,000

Dumfries & Galloway

50.9%

51.8%

9,000

Dundee City

36.4%

43.1%

8,000

East Ayrshire

43.3%

38.3%

7,000

East Dunbartonshire

55.9%

56.0%

5,000

East Lothian

52.1%

55.5%

5,000

East Renfrewshire

59.2%

49.6%

4,000

Edinburgh, City of

48.7%

54.0%

27,000

Eilean Siar

59.6%

58.8%

1,000

Falkirk

39.6%

48.5%

10,000

Fife

52.8%

52.6%

26,000

Glasgow City

31.5%

33.4%

31,000

Highland

54.7%

54.6%

12,000

Inverclyde

33.2%

38.3%

4,000

Midlothian

50.4%

53.9%

5,000

Moray

44.8%

50.4%

5,000

North Ayrshire

32.9%

40.5%

7,000

North Lanarkshire

36.3%

36.3%

17,000

Orkney Islands

48.1%

53.4%

1,000

Perth & Kinross

51.1%

51.7%

7,000

Renfrewshire

42.5%

46.5%

11,000

Scottish Borders

55.2%

54.6%

7,000

Shetland Islands

58.5%

50.8%

1,000

South Ayrshire

45.6%

43.0%

5,000

South Lanarkshire

43.7%

40.8%

15,000

Stirling

51.8%

45.4%

4,000

West Dunbartonshire

39.4%

40.4%

5,000

West Lothian

50.0%

46.0%

11,000

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

24.5%

28.3%

41,000

Rest of Scotland

50.4%

51.0%

249,000

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

39.4%

42.4%

110,000

Other Urban Areas

44.7%

46.2%

88,000

Accessible Small Towns

47.1%

46.1%

31,000

Remote Small Towns

58.3%

47.6%

7,000

Accessible Rural

53.4%

53.7%

40,000

Remote Rural

50.4%

51.2%

14,000