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
Working age people in employment, education or training ( EET)

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Working age people in employment, education or training ( EET)

The number of working age people in employment, education or training in Scotland was estimated to be 2.518 million in 2006 (80.6% of all working age people).

Table 18 shows the estimated proportion of working age people EET in 2006. The three local authority areas with the lowest estimated proportions were: Glasgow City (72.6%), Clackmannanshire (73.9%) and North Ayrshire (75.6%).

In 2006, the proportion of working age people EET living in the 15% most deprived areas was estimated to be 61.3%, lower than that for the rest of Scotland at 83.9%.

Table 18: Proportion and level of working age people EET, 2005-2006

Geography (Residence Based)

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Level
EET

Scotland

79.7%

80.6%

2,517,500

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

83.6%

85.5%

109,900

Aberdeenshire

84.4%

85.2%

120,900

Angus

80.4%

83.8%

53,200

Argyll & Bute

80.7%

84.0%

43,200

Clackmannanshire

75.7%

73.9%

21,100

Dumfries & Galloway

80.8%

82.2%

68,600

Dundee City

78.7%

78.5%

65,200

East Ayrshire

74.1%

75.8%

54,300

East Dunbartonshire

86.1%

85.1%

55,800

East Lothian

82.0%

82.5%

47,000

East Renfrewshire

84.4%

83.0%

47,000

Edinburgh, City of

84.6%

85.2%

251,800

Eilean Siar

85.9%

85.1%

12,200

Falkirk

79.0%

79.5%

71,800

Fife

80.6%

80.6%

176,000

Glasgow City

72.2%

72.6%

270,700

Highland

83.8%

84.7%

103,900

Inverclyde

76.1%

75.9%

37,700

Midlothian

82.5%

83.8%

42,600

Moray

80.4%

82.0%

41,600

North Ayrshire

77.3%

75.6%

61,500

North Lanarkshire

75.3%

76.9%

153,300

Orkney Islands

86.4%

88.7%

10,000

Perth & Kinross

82.7%

83.2%

65,100

Renfrewshire

79.0%

80.8%

83,900

Scottish Borders

82.3%

82.3%

52,200

Shetland Islands

89.3%

90.5%

11,700

South Ayrshire

79.5%

79.2%

51,600

South Lanarkshire

78.8%

81.1%

153,700

Stirling

80.8%

81.4%

44,200

West Dunbartonshire

76.0%

79.0%

45,000

West Lothian

79.5%

83.0%

90,700

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

61.0%

61.3%

275,300

Rest of Scotland

82.8%

83.9%

2,242,300

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

78.4%

79.0%

975,400

Other Urban Areas

79.7%

80.4%

752,800

Accessible Small Towns

79.4%

80.8%

235,300

Remote Small Towns

81.5%

82.9%

92,100

Accessible Rural

82.6%

84.5%

311,500

Remote Rural

82.7%

83.6%

150,500