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Scotland's Labour Market- Monthly Summary 15 Oct 2019
Public Sector Employment in Scotland - Statistics for 2nd Quarter 2019 10 Sep 2019
Scotland's Labour Market Slide Pack 27 Aug 2019
Annual Population Survey, results for year to 31 March 2019 12 Jun 2019
Youth Unemployment in Scotland (excluding those in full-time education) 04 Jun 2019
Non UK nationals in Scotland's workforce 29 May 2019
Regional Employment Patterns: Statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2018 21 May 2019
Non UK nationals in Scotland's workforce 04 Dec 2018
Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings - Slide Pack 22 Nov 2018
Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings - Scottish Government Analysis 31 Oct 2018
Non UK nationals in Scotland's workforce 13 Jun 2018



Regional Labour Market Statistics were published by ONS on the 15th Oct 2019 at Link

A summary of Scotland's Labour Market Statistics can be found on the SG web site at Link

Tables and charts, showing headline indicators for Scotland (Jun-Aug 2019) will be available at Link

Earnings Analysis

Analysis of the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ONS), 2018 dataset for Scotland was published on 31 Oct 2018 Link



Analysis of Characteristics of 16-19 year olds Not in Employment, Education or Training from the 2011 Census (26 October 2015) - Link here

About Labour Market Statistics

This section gives information on how to access statistics relating to the Labour Market.


The Scottish Government holds the Labour Force Survey, Annual Population Survey and Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings data set.


Analysis produced in the Scottish Government includes: 



You may browse our Publications or a list of available Data for specific information,

If you can't find what you're looking for, use the search tools on the Search Statistics page or contact us directly for more information.




Labour Market Data, for Scotland, can also be accessed through http://statistics.gov.scot/home



Scotland Performs

Scotland Performs measures and reports on progress of government in Scotland. It allows you to judge for yourself how Scotland is doing against a wide range of indicators set out in the National Performance Framework.


Current Indicators sources from labour Market Data include

Purpose Targets

Purpose Targets are high level targets that show progress towards the Governments Purpose. 


To maintain our position on labour market participation as the top performing country in the UK.

To close the gap with the top five OECD economies by 2017.

National Indicators

Reduce underemployment.

Reduce the proportion of employees earning less than the Living Wage.

Reduce the pay gap.

Labour Market statistics in more detail

Publications and Data
Recent statistical publications on Labour Market, including background information, and other online briefing.


Methods and Background
Useful information relating to Labour Market statistics.


Analytical Papers
Research and statistical papers relating to Labour Market issues.


Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Labour Market statistical collections.


Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information.


Our contact information.