Labour productivity statistics: 2019 Q1

Estimates of labour productivity for Scotland’s onshore economy up to the first quarter of 2019 (January-March).

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An Official Statistics Publication For Scotland

Headline Results

  • In 2019 Quarter 1, labour productivity in Scotland, measured by output per hour worked, has increased by 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year.

  • Compared to the previous quarter, labour productivity is estimated to have grown by 0.4% in 2019 Quarter 1, following growth of 0.2% in the previous quarter.

What's included in this release?

This publication contains a brief summary of the key results from the latest productivity statistics, focussing in on the headline measures of change in output per hour worked.

The key results are presented in real terms, i.e. where the effect of price changes has been removed to allow for meaningful comparisons over time. Estimates are for Scotland’s onshore economy.

Labour productivity statistics: quarter 1, 2019

Labour productivity, quarter 1, 2019: summary

Labour productivity, quarter 1, 2019: tables

Supplementary tables

Industry section level breakdown of labour productivity statistics: 14 August 2019


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