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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
Chapter 3 - Education and Skills

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Chapter 3 - Education and Skills

Qualifications

Table 19 shows the proportion of working age adults whose highest qualification is below SCQF level 5 (Credit Standard Grade or equivalent). The proportion of working age people whose highest qualification was below SCQF level 5 was estimated to be 16.4% in 2006. North Lanarkshire had the highest estimated proportion (26.9%) and Edinburgh City had the lowest estimated proportion (8.8%).

Table 19: Proportion of working age adults whose highest qualification was below SCQF level 5, 2005-2006

Geography (Residence Based)

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Scotland

17.5%

16.4%

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

15.2%

13.8%

Aberdeenshire

11.7%

13.8%

Angus

15.7%

13.7%

Argyll & Bute

15.3%

14.7%

Clackmannanshire

18.3%

20.4%

Dumfries & Galloway

17.6%

16.0%

Dundee City

18.6%

19.3%

East Ayrshire

25.2%

21.8%

East Dunbartonshire

9.9%

9.1%

East Lothian

13.3%

13.2%

East Renfrewshire

8.2%

10.1%

Edinburgh, City of

12.4%

8.8%

Eilean Siar

17.5%

16.6%

Falkirk

15.1%

15.0%

Fife

14.5%

13.2%

Glasgow City

26.7%

23.5%

Highland

14.2%

12.5%

Inverclyde

19.3%

21.5%

Midlothian

16.1%

13.2%

Moray

16.0%

18.1%

North Ayrshire

18.3%

18.9%

North Lanarkshire

28.5%

26.9%

Orkney Islands

10.6%

11.8%

Perth & Kinross

13.2%

12.6%

Renfrewshire

17.1%

15.1%

Scottish Borders

13.8%

14.6%

Shetland Islands

9.5%

11.8%

South Ayrshire

16.7%

16.1%

South Lanarkshire

18.8%

18.9%

Stirling

13.1%

10.6%

West Dunbartonshire

20.7%

21.2%

West Lothian

16.0%

14.6%

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

35.2%

34.2%

Rest of Scotland

14.6%

13.4%

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

20.4%

17.9%

Other Urban Areas

16.5%

16.1%

Accessible Small Towns

16.7%

16.9%

Remote Small Towns

16.7%

18.0%

Accessible Rural

13.0%

12.2%

Remote Rural

15.0%

13.6%