Scottish household survey 2017: key findings

This short report summarises the key findings from the Scottish Household Survey 2017.

Economic activity

Highest level of qualification

83% of adults held some kind of qualifications as compared to 77% of adults in 2007.

This increase is mainly due to an increase in people having a degree or professional qualification.


Chart: Qualifications

Proportion of men and women in work*

The proportion of women in work has increased since 1999, narrowing the gap between the number of men and women currently in work.

*In work includes full and part-time employment and the self-employed. Based on adults aged 16+

Chart: Proportion of men and women in work


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