Publication - Statistics

Scottish Economic Statistics 2008

Published: 10 Dec 2008
ISBN:
9780755958559

This is the ninth edition of the annual publication Scottish Economic Statistics, which is produced by statisticians in the Scottish Government.

Scottish Economic Statistics 2008
Page 58

Table 4.11: Claimant count unemployment - Percentage of total shown by gender and duration, Scotland, 2001-2008

Men

Women

<3
months

3-6
months

6-12
months

1 year +

<3
months

3-6
months

6-12
months

1 year +

2001

38,495

19,290

13,925

17,815

13,170

5,695

3,625

3,250

% of all durations

43.0

21.5

15.6

19.9

51.2

22.1

14.1

12.6

2002

38,165

20,180

13,380

12,890

12,745

5,445

3,480

2,295

% of all durations

45.1

23.8

15.8

15.2

53.2

22.7

14.5

9.6

2003

37,865

19,120

13,385

11,605

13,365

5,550

3,340

2,185

% of all durations

46.2

23.3

16.3

14.2

54.7

22.7

13.7

8.9

2004

35,090

18,590

13,700

11,580

12,575

5,360

3,575

2,280

% of all durations

44.4

23.5

17.4

14.7

52.9

22.5

15.0

9.6

2005

32,365

15,840

11,475

10,820

11,660

5,135

3,280

2,255

% of all durations

45.9

22.5

16.3

15.3

52.2

23.0

14.7

10.1

2006

31,530

17,310

12,360

10,430

11,945

5,360

3,570

2,300

% of all durations

44.0

24.2

17.3

14.6

51.5

23.1

15.4

9.9

2007

29,020

14,665

10,710

10,760

11,355

4,835

3,245

2,380

% of all durations

44.5

22.5

16.4

16.5

52.1

22.2

14.9

10.9

2008

28,155

13,050

8,505

6,830

10,290

4,080

2,445

1,600

% of all durations

49.8

23.1

15.0

12.1

55.9

22.1

13.3

8.7

Source: Claimant count, Office for National Statistics
March, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Notes:
1 The claimant count consists of the people who are claiming unemployment-related benefits.
2 Claimants by age and duration is available for computerised claims only.
3 Approximately 1 percent of all claims are clerical and therefore not included in this dataset.
4 Data have been rounded to nearest 5.