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Labour Productivity 2019 Quarter 2

Labour Productivity Statistics

Quarter 2 2019

An Official Statistics Publication For Scotland

Date: 6 November 2019

This publication includes estimates of labour productivity for Scotland’s onshore economy up to the
second quarter of 2019 (April-June).


     Full Publication (pdf)
​     Summary of Key Results (pdf)

​​Data in this release

     Labour Productivity Tables (xlsx dataset) 

Headline Results
  • In 2019 Quarter 2, labour productivity in Scotland, measured by output per hour worked, has increased by 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year

  • Compared to the previous quarter, labour productivity is estimated to have grown by 0.2% in 2019 Quarter 2

What's included in this release?

This publication contains a brief summary of the key results from the latest productivity statistics, focussing in on the headline measures of change in output per hour worked.

The key results are presented in real terms, i.e. where the effect of price changes has been removed to allow for meaningful comparisons over time. Estimates are for Scotland’s onshore economy.