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
Ethnicity

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Ethnicity

In 2006, the working age employment rate estimate for minority ethnic residents of Scotland was 60.9%, compared to 76.2% for white residents.

People with a Disability

The working age employment rate estimate for people with a disability in Scotland was 47.4% in 2006.

In 2006, four out of the 32 local authority areas had an employment rate estimate for people with a disability below 40.0%: Glasgow City (30.2%), Inverclyde (37.1%), Dundee City (37.4%) and North Ayrshire (38.0%).

The employment rate estimate for people with a disability living in the 15% most deprived areas was 25.6% in 2006; more than half that for the rest of Scotland (54.0%).

Table 4: Working age employment rates and levels for people with a disability, 2005-2006

Geography (Residence Based)

2005

2006

Proportion

Proportion

Level

Scotland

45.7%

47.4%

293,300

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

52.4%

58.2%

13,900

Aberdeenshire

56.4%

59.6%

14,200

Angus

50.9%

56.3%

6,500

Argyll & Bute

51.8%

60.7%

6,200

Clackmannanshire

41.8%

45.5%

2,900

Dumfries & Galloway

51.8%

53.2%

9,500

Dundee City

43.1%

37.4%

6,500

East Ayrshire

38.3%

41.0%

7,100

East Dunbartonshire

56.0%

56.6%

5,600

East Lothian

55.5%

60.0%

6,400

East Renfrewshire

49.6%

50.5%

3,800

Edinburgh, City of

54.0%

54.9%

27,800

Eilean Siar

58.8%

58.4%

1,300

Falkirk

48.5%

43.7%

7,600

Fife

52.6%

54.8%

25,700

Glasgow City

33.4%

30.2%

26,900

Highland

54.6%

52.0%

10,000

Inverclyde

38.3%

37.1%

4,000

Midlothian

53.9%

53.8%

5,200

Moray

50.4%

53.8%

4,800

North Ayrshire

40.5%

38.0%

6,300

North Lanarkshire

36.3%

40.6%

19,000

Orkney Islands

53.4%

*

*

Perth & Kinross

51.7%

56.4%

6,700

Renfrewshire

46.5%

50.1%

10,500

Scottish Borders

54.6%

60.4%

6,800

Shetland Islands

50.8%

59.8%

1,200

South Ayrshire

43.0%

42.7%

5,300

South Lanarkshire

40.8%

46.8%

18,600

Stirling

45.4%

48.3%

4,300

West Dunbartonshire

40.4%

47.3%

5,200

West Lothian

46.0%

52.8%

12,700

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

27.1%

25.6%

36,400

Rest of Scotland

51.3%

54.0%

256,800

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

42.3%

41.6%

104,200

Other Urban Areas

46.8%

48.7%

92,900

Accessible Small Towns

44.9%

50.1%

30,600

Remote Small Towns

46.4%

51.9%

11,000

Accessible Rural

53.1%

60.0%

37,500

Remote Rural

52.6%

52.9%

17,000