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 gender

The working age economic inactivity rate estimate was lower for males (16.5%) than females (23.7%) in Scotland in 2006.

Table 14 shows economic inactivity rate estimates for working age males for 2006. Three areas had male inactivity rate estimates above 20.0%: Glasgow City (25.3%); Inverclyde (21.9%) and Dundee City (20.4%).

In 2006, the male inactivity rate estimate in the 15% most deprived areas was 28.9%, significantly higher than that for the rest of Scotland at 14.5%.

In terms of urban/rural areas, in 2006, male inactivity was highest in large urban areas (with an estimated rate of 19.1%).

Table 14: Economic inactivity rates and levels for working age males, 2005-2006

Geography (Residence Based)

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Level
Inactive

Scotland

17.2%

16.5%

262,800

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

12.7%

12.6%

8,500

Aberdeenshire

11.3%

11.2%

8,200

Angus

14.5%

11.5%

3,800

Argyll & Bute

17.4%

13.2%

3,600

Clackmannanshire

16.5%

19.2%

2,800

Dumfries & Galloway

14.1%

13.9%

6,000

Dundee City

19.1%

20.4%

8,600

East Ayrshire

19.6%

19.5%

7,100

East Dunbartonshire

13.5%

14.1%

4,700

East Lothian

16.5%

14.8%

4,300

East Renfrewshire

12.7%

13.4%

3,900

Edinburgh, City of

16.6%

15.6%

23,400

Eilean Siar

15.5%

13.3%

1,000

Falkirk

16.1%

12.6%

5,800

Fife

14.6%

15.0%

16,700

Glasgow City

24.6%

25.3%

46,800

Highland

15.4%

15.1%

9,700

Inverclyde

23.6%

21.9%

5,500

Midlothian

13.6%

11.0%

2,900

Moray

17.0%

14.2%

3,800

North Ayrshire

18.7%

17.5%

7,300

North Lanarkshire

20.4%

18.0%

18,300

Orkney Islands

11.1%

*

*

Perth & Kinross

15.3%

13.6%

5,400

Renfrewshire

18.7%

18.4%

9,700

Scottish Borders

12.7%

12.8%

4,200

Shetland Islands

9.0%

*

*

South Ayrshire

17.4%

17.5%

5,800

South Lanarkshire

17.0%

16.6%

16,100

Stirling

17.8%

17.4%

4,800

West Dunbartonshire

18.6%

18.5%

5,300

West Lothian

17.6%

13.3%

7,400

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

28.7%

28.9%

64,300

Rest of Scotland

15.4%

14.5%

198,400

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

19.6%

19.1%

118,500

Other Urban Areas

15.9%

15.1%

72,100

Accessible Small Towns

16.3%

16.9%

25,300

Remote Small Towns

16.2%

16.3%

9,400

Accessible Rural

14.4%

12.1%

23,400

Remote Rural

15.7%

14.7%

14,100