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
Children living in workless households

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Children living in workless households

The proportion of dependent children aged under 19 years who were living in households where no one was in work was estimated to be 16.2% in 2006.

In 2006, the proportion of children living in workless households in the 15% most deprived areas was estimated to be 44.6%, over four times that for the rest of Scotland at 10.8%.

In terms of urban/rural areas, in 2006, children in large urban areas were more likely to be living in a workless household (an estimated 22.4% of children in large urban areas were living in workless households compare to an estimated 5.4% of children living in remote rural areas).

Table 17: Proportion and level of children living in workless households, 2005-2006

Geography (Residence Based)

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Level
Children

Scotland

16.1%

16.2%

166,900

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

11.8%

11.6%

4,100

Aberdeenshire

9.7%

5.9%

3,000

Angus

14.3%

12.4%

2,800

Argyll & Bute

11.4%

9.0%

1,600

Clackmannanshire

24.1%

23.9%

2,400

Dumfries & Galloway

7.1%

9.6%

2,700

Dundee City

21.5%

22.3%

5,900

East Ayrshire

20.8%

17.4%

4,100

East Dunbartonshire

8.2%

10.2%

2,300

East Lothian

9.5%

11.1%

2,400

East Renfrewshire

7.9%

6.8%

1,300

Edinburgh, City of

8.9%

10.4%

8,800

Eilean Siar

*

*

*

Falkirk

14.6%

14.4%

4,200

Fife

19.4%

18.3%

13,700

Glasgow City

33.1%

38.9%

45,800

Highland

6.2%

5.8%

2,300

Inverclyde

16.4%

16.2%

2,700

Midlothian

9.3%

19.0%

3,100

Moray

12.1%

11.1%

2,000

North Ayrshire

15.6%

17.1%

5,000

North Lanarkshire

18.3%

19.8%

14,100

Orkney Islands

*

*

*

Perth & Kinross

12.1%

8.7%

2,300

Renfrewshire

16.0%

12.1%

4,200

Scottish Borders

9.4%

12.6%

2,700

Shetland Islands

*

*

*

South Ayrshire

12.3%

14.1%

3,000

South Lanarkshire

20.1%

15.9%

9,700

Stirling

9.7%

9.5%

1,800

West Dunbartonshire

23.1%

17.4%

3,400

West Lothian

13.2%

13.6%

5,100

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

44.0%

44.6%

73,100

Rest of Scotland

10.7%

10.8%

93,700

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

21.2%

22.4%

87,300

Other Urban Areas

19.3%

15.8%

49,700

Accessible Small Towns

12.3%

14.8%

14,700

Remote Small Towns

8.6%

9.6%

3,900

Accessible Rural

9.7%

6.4%

8,100

Remote Rural

5.8%

5.4%

3,300

* - Estimate is below reliability threshold (See Annex A for more details).