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Work and Worklessness among Households in Scotland 2009

Work and Worklessness among households in Scotland, 2009


Table 6: Workless working-age households by type of household, Scotland, 2004-2008

Not seasonally adjusted

One person households

Households with dependent children

Other household types

All household types

Workless households (a) as a percentage of all working-age households (b)

Per cent

2004

31.9%

14.1%

13.2%

17.9%

2005

32.9%

13.6%

12.4%

17.4%

2006

31.5%

13.2%

12.5%

17.1%

2007

31.0%

13.3%

12.5%

16.8%

2008

32.5%

12.1%

13.7%

17.3%

Change on year

1.5%

-1.1%

1.3%

0.5%

Workless working-age households (a)

Levels

2004

126,400

84,600

94,000

305,000

2005

125,400

83,500

87,200

296,100

2006

122,700

79,500

89,900

292,000

2007

116,000

79,000

91,500

286,500

2008

122,100

71,800

101,300

295,200

Change on year

6,100

-7,200

9,800

8,700

All working-age households (b)

Levels

2004

396,500

599,100

710,900

1,706,600

2005

381,100

613,500

705,300

1,699,900

2006

390,000

601,700

719,200

1,710,900

2007

374,100

595,200

733,600

1,702,900

2008

375,900

592,300

736,900

1,705,100

Change on year

1,700

-2,800

3,400

2,300

Source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec

For more information see: Notes

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