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Work and Worklessness among Households in Scotland 2009

Work and Worklessness among households in Scotland, 2009


Table 3a: Working-age households by combined economic activity status of household, in each Local Authority area, 2008

Not seasonally adjusted

Geography (Residence-Based)

Combined economic activity status of household

Total

Working households

Households containing both working and workless members

Workless households

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Scotland

58.5%

997,200

24.2%

412,800

17.3%

295,200

100.0%

1,705,100

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

63.4%

47,900

21.1%

15,900

15.4%

11,700

100.0%

75,500

Aberdeenshire

63.5%

47,900

27.3%

20,600

9.2%

6,900

100.0%

75,400

Angus

62.7%

21,900

23.2%

8,100

14.1%

4,900

100.0%

34,900

Argyll & Bute

58.2%

15,200

28.7%

7,500

13.1%

3,400

100.0%

26,100

Clackmannanshire

53.8%

8,800

24.0%

3,900

22.3%

3,600

100.0%

16,300

Dumfries and Galloway

55.7%

25,400

27.3%

12,400

17.0%

7,800

100.0%

45,600

Dundee City

57.1%

28,000

20.5%

10,000

22.5%

11,000

100.0%

49,000

East Ayrshire

53.8%

21,700

24.7%

9,900

21.5%

8,700

100.0%

40,300

East Dunbartonshire

56.3%

16,900

31.9%

9,600

11.9%

3,600

100.0%

30,000

East Lothian

58.4%

17,400

27.6%

8,200

14.0%

4,200

100.0%

29,900

East Renfrewshire

56.6%

14,400

31.0%

7,900

12.3%

3,100

100.0%

25,500

Edinburgh, City of

66.4%

115,200

19.7%

34,200

14.0%

24,200

100.0%

173,600

Eilean Siar

48.4%

3,900

*

*

*

*

100.0%

8,000

Falkirk

64.8%

32,600

21.0%

10,600

14.2%

7,100

100.0%

50,300

Fife

60.9%

70,400

24.8%

28,700

14.3%

16,500

100.0%

115,600

Glasgow City

50.5%

108,300

20.6%

44,300

28.9%

62,000

100.0%

214,600

Highland

62.9%

38,700

27.0%

16,600

10.1%

6,200

100.0%

61,600

Inverclyde

48.7%

12,700

29.2%

7,600

22.1%

5,800

100.0%

26,000

Midlothian

62.2%

15,700

27.4%

6,900

10.4%

2,600

100.0%

25,300

Moray

64.4%

17,500

23.8%

6,500

11.8%

3,200

100.0%

27,100

North Ayrshire

52.1%

22,600

26.7%

11,600

21.2%

9,200

100.0%

43,300

North Lanarkshire

50.9%

56,300

25.6%

28,300

23.5%

26,000

100.0%

110,600

Orkney Islands

66.0%

3,800

*

*

*

*

100.0%

5,700

Perth and Kinross

61.4%

27,500

26.1%

11,700

12.5%

5,600

100.0%

44,700

Renfrewshire

56.9%

31,700

24.8%

13,800

18.2%

10,200

100.0%

55,700

Scottish Borders

65.3%

22,900

22.0%

7,700

12.6%

4,400

100.0%

35,000

Shetland Islands

72.0%

4,900

*

*

*

*

100.0%

6,900

South Ayrshire

56.8%

20,300

28.4%

10,200

14.8%

5,300

100.0%

35,800

South Lanarkshire

58.7%

60,800

24.1%

24,900

17.2%

17,800

100.0%

103,500

Stirling

60.6%

16,800

26.2%

7,300

13.2%

3,700

100.0%

27,700

West Dunbartonshire

50.6%

15,700

26.9%

8,300

22.5%

7,000

100.0%

31,000

West Lothian

61.4%

33,700

24.4%

13,400

14.2%

7,800

100.0%

54,800

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec

For more information see: Notes

Table 3b: Working-age households by combined economic activity status of household, in each Local Authority area, 2007

Not seasonally adjusted

Geography (Residence-Based)

Combined economic activity status of household

Total

Working households

Households containing both working and workless members

Workless households

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Scotland

59.8%

1,017,500

23.4%

398,800

16.8%

286,500

100.0%

1,702,900

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

64.7%

48,800

21.2%

16,000

14.1%

10,700

100.0%

75,400

Aberdeenshire

65.9%

48,100

25.9%

18,900

8.2%

6,000

100.0%

73,000

Angus

61.6%

21,200

24.9%

8,600

13.5%

4,600

100.0%

34,400

Argyll & Bute

62.0%

15,800

25.2%

6,400

12.8%

3,300

100.0%

25,500

Clackmannanshire

53.3%

9,000

24.2%

4,100

22.5%

3,800

100.0%

17,000

Dumfries and Galloway

58.6%

27,000

24.6%

11,400

16.8%

7,800

100.0%

46,200

Dundee City

58.6%

29,500

20.6%

10,400

20.8%

10,500

100.0%

50,300

East Ayrshire

55.2%

22,200

25.3%

10,200

19.5%

7,800

100.0%

40,100

East Dunbartonshire

59.7%

18,200

27.5%

8,400

12.8%

3,900

100.0%

30,500

East Lothian

62.8%

18,100

23.7%

6,800

13.5%

3,900

100.0%

28,800

East Renfrewshire

56.3%

14,600

32.8%

8,500

11.0%

2,900

100.0%

26,000

Edinburgh, City of

67.1%

112,200

18.8%

31,400

14.2%

23,700

100.0%

167,300

Eilean Siar

56.0%

4,800

*

*

*

*

100.0%

8,500

Falkirk

62.5%

31,000

23.5%

11,600

14.1%

7,000

100.0%

49,600

Fife

59.0%

71,100

23.8%

28,700

17.2%

20,800

100.0%

120,600

Glasgow City

51.3%

113,000

20.0%

43,900

28.7%

63,200

100.0%

220,100

Highland

62.4%

39,000

28.0%

17,500

9.6%

6,000

100.0%

62,500

Inverclyde

50.7%

13,800

27.1%

7,400

22.2%

6,000

100.0%

27,200

Midlothian

66.0%

16,400

25.1%

6,200

8.9%

2,200

100.0%

24,800

Moray

62.5%

16,700

27.4%

7,300

10.2%

2,700

100.0%

26,700

North Ayrshire

53.4%

22,500

27.1%

11,400

19.5%

8,200

100.0%

42,100

North Lanarkshire

55.5%

60,300

24.1%

26,100

20.4%

22,200

100.0%

108,600

Orkney Islands

67.8%

4,000

*

*

*

*

100.0%

6,000

Perth and Kinross

62.3%

27,300

24.8%

10,900

12.9%

5,700

100.0%

43,800

Renfrewshire

57.0%

32,200

24.5%

13,900

18.5%

10,400

100.0%

56,400

Scottish Borders

65.3%

23,000

23.3%

8,200

11.4%

4,000

100.0%

35,200

Shetland Islands

70.8%

4,800

*

*

*

*

100.0%

6,800

South Ayrshire

58.3%

20,600

26.8%

9,400

14.9%

5,300

100.0%

35,300

South Lanarkshire

63.2%

65,700

21.9%

22,800

14.9%

15,400

100.0%

103,900

Stirling

61.8%

16,400

25.3%

6,700

12.8%

3,400

100.0%

26,600

West Dunbartonshire

55.8%

16,400

25.7%

7,500

18.4%

5,400

100.0%

29,300

West Lothian

62.4%

34,000

23.4%

12,700

14.2%

7,700

100.0%

54,400

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec

For more information see: Notes

Table 3c: Working-age households by combined economic activity status of household, in each Local Authority area, 2006

Not seasonally adjusted

Geography (Residence-Based)

Combined economic activity status of household

Total

Working households

Households containing both working and workless members

Workless households

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Scotland

59.6%

1,020,200

23.3%

398,600

17.1%

292,000

100.0%

1,710,900

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

68.5%

53,100

17.4%

13,500

14.1%

10,900

100.0%

77,400

Aberdeenshire

64.6%

48,900

26.1%

19,800

9.3%

7,000

100.0%

75,700

Angus

64.3%

21,600

23.5%

7,900

12.2%

4,100

100.0%

33,500

Argyll & Bute

62.2%

16,000

25.1%

6,400

12.7%

3,300

100.0%

25,700

Clackmannanshire

50.4%

8,500

25.9%

4,400

23.7%

4,000

100.0%

16,800

Dumfries and Galloway

62.9%

29,700

22.2%

10,500

14.9%

7,000

100.0%

47,200

Dundee City

55.6%

27,800

22.4%

11,200

22.0%

11,000

100.0%

50,000

East Ayrshire

53.4%

21,500

25.5%

10,300

21.0%

8,500

100.0%

40,200

East Dunbartonshire

61.5%

18,800

27.0%

8,300

11.4%

3,500

100.0%

30,600

East Lothian

61.2%

17,200

25.8%

7,200

13.0%

3,700

100.0%

28,100

East Renfrewshire

61.8%

16,200

26.9%

7,000

11.2%

2,900

100.0%

26,200

Edinburgh, City of

63.2%

105,000

22.3%

37,100

14.5%

24,000

100.0%

166,100

Eilean Siar

54.8%

4,500

*

*

*

*

100.0%

8,200

Falkirk

64.3%

32,700

21.4%

10,900

14.3%

7,300

100.0%

50,900

Fife

61.7%

74,500

20.8%

25,100

17.4%

21,000

100.0%

120,600

Glasgow City

52.7%

117,900

18.7%

41,800

28.7%

64,200

100.0%

223,900

Highland

59.4%

37,900

30.1%

19,200

10.5%

6,700

100.0%

63,700

Inverclyde

53.2%

14,200

24.7%

6,600

22.1%

5,900

100.0%

26,600

Midlothian

63.8%

15,600

27.0%

6,600

9.2%

2,300

100.0%

24,500

Moray

61.7%

17,200

24.7%

6,900

13.5%

3,800

100.0%

27,800

North Ayrshire

51.0%

21,700

28.4%

12,000

20.6%

8,800

100.0%

42,500

North Lanarkshire

56.9%

62,500

23.5%

25,800

19.6%

21,500

100.0%

109,700

Orkney Islands

62.0%

3,600

*

*

*

*

100.0%

5,900

Perth and Kinross

64.1%

28,300

23.1%

10,200

12.8%

5,600

100.0%

44,200

Renfrewshire

57.8%

31,400

25.7%

14,000

16.5%

9,000

100.0%

54,300

Scottish Borders

61.8%

21,300

24.5%

8,500

13.7%

4,700

100.0%

34,600

Shetland Islands

66.5%

4,500

*

*

*

*

100.0%

6,800

South Ayrshire

56.0%

19,400

27.6%

9,600

16.4%

5,700

100.0%

34,600

South Lanarkshire

59.4%

60,200

23.6%

24,000

17.0%

17,300

100.0%

101,400

Stirling

59.3%

16,300

26.2%

7,200

14.5%

4,000

100.0%

27,500

West Dunbartonshire

56.0%

16,800

26.0%

7,800

18.1%

5,400

100.0%

30,000

West Lothian

64.2%

35,800

22.5%

12,500

13.4%

7,400

100.0%

55,800

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec

For more information see: Notes

Table 3d: Working-age households by combined economic activity status of household, in each Local Authority area, 2005

Not seasonally adjusted

Geography (Residence-Based)

Combined economic activity status of household

Total

Working households

Households containing both working and workless members

Workless households

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Scotland

58.5%

995,300

24.0%

408,600

17.4%

296,100

100.0%

1,699,900

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

66.5%

52,400

18.9%

14,900

14.6%

11,500

100.0%

78,800

Aberdeenshire

63.2%

45,600

26.5%

19,100

10.3%

7,400

100.0%

72,100

Angus

58.7%

19,600

25.6%

8,600

15.8%

5,300

100.0%

33,500

Argyll & Bute

59.2%

15,400

25.0%

6,500

15.8%

4,100

100.0%

26,000

Clackmannanshire

54.1%

8,900

25.1%

4,100

20.8%

3,400

100.0%

16,500

Dumfries and Galloway

60.5%

27,800

25.4%

11,700

14.1%

6,500

100.0%

46,000

Dundee City

55.3%

28,400

23.2%

11,900

21.4%

11,000

100.0%

51,300

East Ayrshire

49.8%

19,500

29.3%

11,500

20.9%

8,200

100.0%

39,200

East Dunbartonshire

60.5%

19,300

29.3%

9,400

10.2%

3,200

100.0%

31,900

East Lothian

61.2%

17,000

26.8%

7,400

12.0%

3,300

100.0%

27,700

East Renfrewshire

60.9%

15,500

29.3%

7,500

9.8%

2,500

100.0%

25,500

Edinburgh, City of

66.0%

112,200

20.0%

34,000

14.0%

23,700

100.0%

169,800

Eilean Siar

50.9%

4,100

*

*

*

*

100.0%

8,000

Falkirk

61.4%

31,400

23.3%

11,900

15.2%

7,800

100.0%

51,200

Fife

60.0%

69,700

24.0%

27,900

15.9%

18,500

100.0%

116,100

Glasgow City

51.9%

110,800

19.7%

42,100

28.4%

60,700

100.0%

213,600

Highland

61.1%

39,200

28.6%

18,300

10.3%

6,600

100.0%

64,100

Inverclyde

50.7%

14,000

26.9%

7,400

22.5%

6,200

100.0%

27,600

Midlothian

62.5%

15,500

24.9%

6,200

12.6%

3,100

100.0%

24,700

Moray

59.4%

16,200

27.6%

7,500

13.1%

3,600

100.0%

27,300

North Ayrshire

51.0%

22,300

28.0%

12,200

21.0%

9,200

100.0%

43,700

North Lanarkshire

55.2%

60,600

23.1%

25,400

21.7%

23,800

100.0%

109,800

Orkney Islands

63.7%

3,700

*

*

*

*

100.0%

5,900

Perth and Kinross

61.6%

26,500

24.4%

10,500

14.0%

6,000

100.0%

43,100

Renfrewshire

56.8%

32,000

23.4%

13,200

19.7%

11,100

100.0%

56,300

Scottish Borders

61.8%

21,900

23.7%

8,400

14.5%

5,100

100.0%

35,400

Shetland Islands

67.9%

4,300

*

*

*

*

100.0%

6,300

South Ayrshire

55.5%

19,400

29.0%

10,200

15.5%

5,400

100.0%

35,000

South Lanarkshire

55.8%

55,700

26.3%

26,300

17.9%

17,900

100.0%

99,900

Stirling

59.0%

16,200

25.9%

7,100

15.1%

4,200

100.0%

27,500

West Dunbartonshire

54.4%

16,800

24.2%

7,500

21.4%

6,600

100.0%

31,000

West Lothian

60.5%

33,300

24.8%

13,700

14.8%

8,100

100.0%

55,100

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec

For more information see: Notes

Table 3e: Working-age households by combined economic activity status of household, in each Local Authority area, 2004

Not seasonally adjusted

Geography (Residence-Based)

Combined economic activity status of household

Total

Working households

Households containing both working and workless members

Workless households

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Per cent

Level

Scotland

58.3%

995,200

23.8%

406,300

17.9%

305,000

100.0%

1,706,600

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

63.1%

48,400

22.4%

17,200

14.5%

11,200

100.0%

76,800

Aberdeenshire

59.6%

43,100

29.3%

21,200

11.1%

8,000

100.0%

72,400

Angus

59.0%

20,300

25.9%

8,900

15.1%

5,200

100.0%

34,400

Argyll & Bute

57.0%

14,600

28.3%

7,200

14.7%

3,800

100.0%

25,500

Clackmannanshire

52.3%

8,500

27.1%

4,400

20.7%

3,400

100.0%

16,300

Dumfries and Galloway

61.6%

27,600

25.3%

11,300

13.1%

5,900

100.0%

44,800

Dundee City

52.4%

26,900

22.4%

11,500

25.3%

13,000

100.0%

51,400

East Ayrshire

51.0%

19,700

30.3%

11,700

18.7%

7,300

100.0%

38,700

East Dunbartonshire

59.1%

18,800

31.8%

10,100

9.1%

2,900

100.0%

31,800

East Lothian

60.4%

17,300

26.2%

7,500

13.4%

3,800

100.0%

28,600

East Renfrewshire

60.1%

15,400

30.3%

7,800

9.6%

2,500

100.0%

25,700

Edinburgh, City of

62.8%

106,600

20.6%

35,000

16.5%

28,100

100.0%

169,700

Eilean Siar

54.5%

4,200

*

*

*

*

100.0%

7,700

Falkirk

64.3%

32,500

20.2%

10,200

15.5%

7,800

100.0%

50,600

Fife

61.8%

73,100

21.7%

25,700

16.5%

19,500

100.0%

118,300

Glasgow City

50.5%

108,500

20.4%

43,800

29.2%

62,700

100.0%

215,000

Highland

65.2%

40,700

25.9%

16,200

8.9%

5,500

100.0%

62,400

Inverclyde

49.0%

13,700

27.6%

7,700

23.4%

6,600

100.0%

28,000

Midlothian

63.9%

16,400

24.1%

6,200

11.9%

3,100

100.0%

25,700

Moray

62.2%

16,800

24.6%

6,700

13.1%

3,500

100.0%

27,000

North Ayrshire

48.7%

22,000

25.8%

11,600

25.5%

11,500

100.0%

45,200

North Lanarkshire

53.7%

57,700

25.2%

27,100

21.2%

22,800

100.0%

107,600

Orkney Islands

71.6%

4,400

*

*

*

*

100.0%

6,100

Perth and Kinross

62.1%

26,800

23.8%

10,300

14.1%

6,100

100.0%

43,200

Renfrewshire

58.6%

33,500

21.8%

12,500

19.6%

11,200

100.0%

57,200

Scottish Borders

62.9%

22,800

24.5%

8,900

12.6%

4,600

100.0%

36,300

Shetland Islands

65.6%

3,900

*

*

*

*

100.0%

6,000

South Ayrshire

56.0%

20,400

26.5%

9,700

17.5%

6,400

100.0%

36,500

South Lanarkshire

59.5%

60,800

22.2%

22,600

18.3%

18,700

100.0%

102,100

Stirling

59.9%

17,000

23.5%

6,700

16.7%

4,700

100.0%

28,400

West Dunbartonshire

52.9%

16,300

26.5%

8,200

20.7%

6,400

100.0%

30,800

West Lothian

64.2%

36,300

22.4%

12,600

13.4%

7,600

100.0%

56,500

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec

For more information see: Notes

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