Overview of the labour market [July 2005]

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Abstract

The latest figures on the labour market1 in Scotland are summarised in Table 1. Labour Force Survey (LFS) data show that in the three months to February 2005 the level of employment rose by 3 thousand, to 2,449 thousand. Over the year to February 2005, employment increased by 36 thousand. The employment rate – as a percentage of the working age population – rose marginally to 75.3 per cent, up 0.1 percentage points on the previous quarter. Over the year to February 2005, the employment rate was up by 0.9 per cent
LanguageEnglish
Pages24-30
Number of pages7
JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
Volume30
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2005

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  • Fraser of Allander Institute
  • Scottish economy
  • Scottish labour market conditions

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

In: Quarterly Economic Commentary, Vol. 30, No. 2, 07.2005, p. 24-30.

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