Publication - Statistics

Annual Population Survey in Scotland: A Compendium of Labour Market Statistics 2006

Published: 28 Jun 2007
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
0755915477

Summary publication of results from the Annual Population Survey 2006, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training. Results are provided at Scotland and sub-Scotland levels.

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Annual Population Survey in Scotland: A Compendium of Labour Market Statistics 2006
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By industry

Table 9 shows that in 2006 (and 2005) the largest industry in Scotland was public administration, education and health (employing an estimated 31.5% of workers).

The smallest industry, in terms of workforce, was agriculture & fishing (employing an estimated 1.8% of workers in 2006).

Table 9: Proportion and level of people in employment by broad industrial group, 2005-2006

Broad Industrial Group

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Level

Agriculture & fishing

1.7%

1.8%

44,200

Energy & water

2.6%

2.4%

59,700

Manufacturing

10.7%

10.6%

258,500

Construction

7.7%

8.2%

201,200

Distribution, hotels & restaurants

19.7%

18.7%

456,100

Transport & communication

6.7%

6.7%

163,700

Banking, finance & insurance etc

14.0%

14.1%

343,800

Public admin, education & health

30.8%

31.5%

768,800

Other services

6.2%

5.9%

145,200

Note: This public administration, education and health industry grouping is not equivalent to the public sector.