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Labour Market - ScotStat

ScotStat is a network for users and providers of Scottish Official statistics. It aims to improve communication amongst those interested in particular statistics and facilitate the setting up of working groups on specific statistical issues. This page contains information on stakeholder engagement and activity conducted in relation to the Labour Market topic.

The ScotStat Committee responsible for matters relating to Labour Market statistics is the Scottish Economic Statistics Consultation Group (SESCG).

How Can I Get Involved?

If you are keen to find out more about work relating to Labour Market Statistics or any other facet of the work of the Scottish Government Statistics Group, you can register with ScotStat to receive updates. More information ScotStat can be found on the ScotStat homepage, including a feedback form and information on the work of the ScotStat Board.

Labour Market - Consultation - ScotStat

Previous Consultations and Findings

Stakeholder Engagement

Labour Market Forum

The Labour Market Forum is a group bringing together key users of labour market statistics. There was a meeting of the Labour Market Forum on Thursday 5 April 2012 in Atlantic Quay in Glasgow. Minutes and papers are now available.

Further information on the remit, membership and meetings papers are available below:

Labour Market Statistics User Day 2009

The Scottish Government hosted a Labour Market Statistics User Day on 20th March 2009. The purpose of the day was to provide colleagues with an overview of the statistics produced and disseminated by the Labour Market Statistics branch and to give colleagues the opportunity to discuss and provide feedback on their data needs in relation to the Labour Market topic.

ScotStat Committees/Groups

In addition to the Labour Market Forum, the Scottish Government consults users and providers of the statistics which relate to Labour Market via the Scottish Economic Statistics Consultation Group (SESCG).

The Group covers the following National Statistics Themes (or parts of themes):

  • The Economy
  • Commerce, Energy and Industry
  • Labour Market
  • Tourism
  • Local Government Finance

Key Stakeholders


Openness about planning and prioritising is a key requirement of National Statistics and of our commitment to users and providers.

The Scottish Economic Statistics Plan 2010/11 provides a summary of planned outputs and developments in economic statistics, including labour market statistics for 2010/11.

The Labour Market statistics plan for 2008-09 is available at:

The Scottish Government is happy to receive comments on the plan throughout the year. Comments can be sent by -


0300 244 6773

Labour Market Statistics
Education Analytical Services
Scottish Government
5th Floor
5 Atlantic Quay
150 Broomielaw
G2 8LU

The Statistics Forthcoming Publications list should provide information on future statistical outputs for the coming year. These can be viewed at:

You may also be interested in viewing the Statistics Planning page for the entire Statistics topic.