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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Table 3 shows that the three local authority areas which had the highest female employment rate estimates in 2006 were: Shetland Islands (84.4%), Orkney Islands (80.6%) and Eilean Siar (80.4%).

Five local authority areas had female employment rate estimates below 70.0% in 2006: Glasgow City (62.8%), North Ayrshire (67.4%), Clackmannanshire (67.7%), North Lanarkshire (69.5%) and Dundee City (69.8%).

In 2006, the female employment rate estimate for the 15% most deprived areas was 53.7%; much lower than that for the rest of Scotland (76.5%).

In terms of urban/rural areas, the 2006 female employment rate estimate was lowest in large urban areas (70.1%) and highest in remote rural areas (76.5%).

Table 3: Female working age employment rates and levels, 2005-2006

Geography (Residence Based)

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Level

Scotland

72.1%

73.1%

1,117,700

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

75.7%

77.7%

47,700

Aberdeenshire

75.6%

77.2%

52,500

Angus

72.3%

77.3%

23,600

Argyll & Bute

75.1%

76.8%

18,700

Clackmannanshire

67.2%

67.7%

9,400

Dumfries & Galloway

74.3%

77.1%

31,100

Dundee City

68.0%

69.8%

28,500

East Ayrshire

65.6%

70.2%

24,700

East Dunbartonshire

77.7%

79.8%

25,500

East Lothian

75.6%

74.7%

20,800

East Renfrewshire

76.5%

74.2%

20,400

Edinburgh, City of

74.9%

74.1%

108,100

Eilean Siar

83.2%

80.4%

5,300

Falkirk

73.7%

75.0%

33,500

Fife

72.8%

73.5%

78,500

Glasgow City

64.5%

62.8%

118,200

Highland

80.8%

77.8%

45,600

Inverclyde

71.3%

73.0%

18,100

Midlothian

77.8%

78.4%

19,300

Moray

72.0%

75.1%

18,100

North Ayrshire

69.5%

67.4%

26,800

North Lanarkshire

69.7%

69.5%

68,100

Orkney Islands

82.0%

80.6%

4,300

Perth & Kinross

72.7%

75.5%

29,000

Renfrewshire

72.6%

76.5%

39,100

Scottish Borders

72.9%

73.8%

22,800

Shetland Islands

81.5%

84.4%

5,100

South Ayrshire

71.0%

72.0%

23,000

South Lanarkshire

69.7%

76.3%

71,000

Stirling

74.0%

71.8%

19,100

West Dunbartonshire

67.6%

71.7%

20,300

West Lothian

75.0%

77.2%

41,500

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

52.9%

53.7%

121,200

Rest of Scotland

75.5%

76.5%

996,500

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

70.3%

70.1%

430,700

Other Urban Areas

72.2%

74.2%

341,700

Accessible Small Towns

72.7%

75.1%

106,100

Remote Small Towns

75.7%

76.0%

40,600

Accessible Rural

74.7%

76.3%

134,100

Remote Rural

76.0%

76.5%

64,500