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Annual Population Survey in Scotland: A Compendium of Labour Market Statistics 2006

Published: 28 Jun 2007
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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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Table 21 shows graduates as a proportion of those in employment aged 25-59/64. In 2006, it was estimated that graduates made up 23.6% of the workforce aged 25-59/64.

The City of Edinburgh had the highest estimated proportion (43.1%) and West Dunbartonshire had the lowest estimated proportion (11.7%).

In 2006, the proportion of employed people living in the 15% most deprived areas that were graduates was estimated to be 8.8%, much lower than that for the rest of Scotland at 25.3%.

In terms of urban/rural areas, in 2006, the proportion of graduates making up the workforce was highest for those living in large urban areas (30.2%).

Table 21: Graduates as a proportion of those in employment aged 25-59/64, 2005-2006

Geography (Residence Based)

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Scotland

22.5%

23.6%

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

25.9%

27.9%

Aberdeenshire

23.6%

20.7%

Angus

17.6%

18.4%

Argyll & Bute

15.7%

16.5%

Clackmannanshire

18.8%

18.3%

Dumfries & Galloway

15.0%

16.4%

Dundee City

18.5%

22.6%

East Ayrshire

12.6%

13.1%

East Dunbartonshire

33.0%

33.8%

East Lothian

23.6%

25.7%

East Renfrewshire

35.6%

37.2%

Edinburgh, City of

41.3%

43.1%

Eilean Siar

14.5%

13.8%

Falkirk

17.2%

15.6%

Fife

16.8%

21.5%

Glasgow City

27.6%

29.7%

Highland

16.7%

16.3%

Inverclyde

18.1%

15.9%

Midlothian

15.3%

16.6%

Moray

14.1%

16.0%

North Ayrshire

16.8%

15.0%

North Lanarkshire

14.3%

16.8%

Orkney Islands

17.3%

16.0%

Perth & Kinross

26.6%

28.6%

Renfrewshire

17.7%

21.1%

Scottish Borders

21.1%

20.4%

Shetland Islands

16.5%

14.7%

South Ayrshire

19.4%

23.2%

South Lanarkshire

20.6%

20.4%

Stirling

30.0%

32.8%

West Dunbartonshire

12.1%

11.7%

West Lothian

19.2%

18.1%

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

9.0%

8.8%

Rest of Scotland

23.9%

25.3%

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

28.4%

30.2%

Other Urban Areas

17.5%

17.4%

Accessible Small Towns

17.9%

19.6%

Remote Small Towns

15.5%

17.3%

Accessible Rural

24.4%

25.8%

Remote Rural

18.6%

19.7%

Note: A graduate is defined here as someone who has obtained a degree level qualification ( SCQF levels 9 to 12).