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Work and Worklessness among Households in Scotland 2009

Work and Worklessness among households in Scotland, 2009


Table 4: Working-age households with dependent children by combined economic activity status, Scotland, 2004-2008

Not seasonally adjusted

Combined Economic Activity Status of household

All households

Working households

All households containing both working and workless members

Workless households

Per cent with dependent children

2004

34.4%

42.4%

27.7%

35.1%

2005

34.9%

44.7%

28.2%

36.1%

2006

35.0%

41.5%

27.2%

35.2%

2007

33.7%

43.4%

27.6%

35.0%

2008

34.4%

43.1%

24.3%

34.7%

Change on year

0.6%

-0.3%

-3.2%

-0.2%

Levels with dependent children

2004

342,000

172,500

84,600

599,100

2005

347,300

182,700

83,500

613,500

2006

356,800

165,400

79,500

601,700

2007

343,000

173,200

79,000

595,200

2008

342,600

177,900

71,800

592,300

Change on year

-400

4,700

-7,200

-2,800

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec

For more information see: Notes

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