An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland
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Results are provided for January to December 2007 through to January to December 2022 based on the data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Annual Population Survey data for employment, unemployment, and economic inactivity for Scotland, are made available on the Scottish Government Open Data Platform.
Annual Population Survey data estimates for job-related training are available on the Scottish Government website.
ONS also release rolling quarterly Annual Population Survey datasets covering the periods April to March, July to June, and October to September. The data for these time periods have not been used or presented within this publication. The data for these time periods are available on nomis.
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