Overview of the labour market [February 2005]

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

The latest figures on the labour market in Scotland are summarised. Labour Force Survey (LFS) data show that in the three months to November 2004 the level of employment rose by 9 thousand, to 2,446 thousand. Over the year to November 2004, employment increased by 44 thousand. The employment rate – as a percentage of the working age population – rose marginally to 75.2 per cent, up
0.2 percentage points on the previous quarter. Over the year to November 2004, the employment rate was up by 1.0 per cent.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-32
Number of pages7
JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
Volume29
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2005

Fingerprint

Employment rate
Labour market
Scotland
Survey data
Labor force

Keywords

  • Scottish economy
  • labour market conditions
  • labour market trends

Cite this

@article{549fe70deb6946f4872967df1f6e78f5,
title = "Overview of the labour market [February 2005]",
abstract = "The latest figures on the labour market in Scotland are summarised. Labour Force Survey (LFS) data show that in the three months to November 2004 the level of employment rose by 9 thousand, to 2,446 thousand. Over the year to November 2004, employment increased by 44 thousand. The employment rate – as a percentage of the working age population – rose marginally to 75.2 per cent, up0.2 percentage points on the previous quarter. Over the year to November 2004, the employment rate was up by 1.0 per cent.",
keywords = "Scottish economy, labour market conditions, labour market trends",
author = "Grant Allan",
year = "2005",
month = "2",
language = "English",
volume = "29",
pages = "26--32",
journal = "Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary",
issn = "2046-5378",
publisher = "University of Strathclyde",
number = "4",

}

Overview of the labour market [February 2005]. / Allan, Grant.

In: Quarterly Economic Commentary, Vol. 29, No. 4, 02.2005, p. 26-32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - Overview of the labour market [February 2005]

AU - Allan, Grant

PY - 2005/2

Y1 - 2005/2

N2 - The latest figures on the labour market in Scotland are summarised. Labour Force Survey (LFS) data show that in the three months to November 2004 the level of employment rose by 9 thousand, to 2,446 thousand. Over the year to November 2004, employment increased by 44 thousand. The employment rate – as a percentage of the working age population – rose marginally to 75.2 per cent, up0.2 percentage points on the previous quarter. Over the year to November 2004, the employment rate was up by 1.0 per cent.

AB - The latest figures on the labour market in Scotland are summarised. Labour Force Survey (LFS) data show that in the three months to November 2004 the level of employment rose by 9 thousand, to 2,446 thousand. Over the year to November 2004, employment increased by 44 thousand. The employment rate – as a percentage of the working age population – rose marginally to 75.2 per cent, up0.2 percentage points on the previous quarter. Over the year to November 2004, the employment rate was up by 1.0 per cent.

KW - Scottish economy

KW - labour market conditions

KW - labour market trends

UR - http://www.strath.ac.uk/fraser/

UR - http://www.strath.ac.uk/frasercommentary/

M3 - Article

VL - 29

SP - 26

EP - 32

JO - Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary

JF - Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary

SN - 2046-5378

IS - 4

ER -