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Annual Population Survey, 22/09/2014 [S]

The latest APS data covers the year from 01 July 2013 to 30 June 2014. The APS combines results from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) and the English, Welsh and Scottish Labour Force Survey boosts and provides rolling four-quarter labour market information for UK countries, regions and local areas.

The key labour market results for the year ending 30 June 2014 are:
There is considerable variation in employment rates for those aged 16-64 across Scotland's local authorities. The highest employment rates were seen in Orkney Islands (83.8%), Shetland Islands (83.5%), and Aberdeenshire (79.5%); while the lowest employment rates were seen in Dundee City (62.0%), West Dunbartonshire (64.2%) and Glasgow City (65.2%). Comparable data for Scotland and the UK was similar at 72.0% and 71.9% respectively.

The latest Annual Population Survey (APS) results produced by the Office for National Statistics were released on 18 September 2014.

For full details see the Scottish Government news release.

Further Information

Scottish Labour Market News