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 occupation

Table 10 shows that employed people were quite well spread across the 9 occupation groups in Scotland in 2006.

The associate professional and technical occupation group had the largest share in 2006, an estimated 13.8% of all those in employment worked in this group.

The process, plant and machine operatives occupation group had the lowest share in 2006, an estimated 7.6% of all those in employment worked in this group.

Table 10: Proportion and level of people in employment by occupational group, 2005-2006

Occupational Group

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Level

Managers and Senior Officials

12.6%

12.9%

314,600

Professional occupations

12.4%

13.0%

318,200

Associate Professional and Technical

14.3%

13.8%

338,000

Administrative and Secretarial

12.5%

12.2%

296,800

Skilled Trades Occupations

10.8%

11.2%

274,600

Personal Service Occupations

8.5%

8.8%

216,100

Sales and Customer Service Occupations

8.9%

8.2%

200,000

Process, Plant and Machine Operatives

7.9%

7.6%

186,800

Elementary Occupations

12.2%

12.2%

297,500