Annual Population Survey in Scotland 2007: A Compendium of Labour Market Statistics

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By work pattern

The number of working age people employed in Scotland was estimated to be 2.432 million in 2007. Table 8 shows that 76.6% of those employed worked full-time in 2007.

Table 8: Number of people of working age in employment by work pattern, 2006-2007

Geography
(Residence Based)

2006

2007

% Full-time

% Full-time

Level
Full-time

Level
Part-time

Scotland

76.4%

76.6%

1,859,500

568,800

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

75.2%

77.3%

83,200

24,400

Aberdeenshire

73.7%

74.8%

90,900

30,700

Angus

72.2%

76.3%

38,800

12,100

Argyll & Bute

75.2%

74.1%

30,600

10,700

Clackmannanshire

78.0%

77.4%

16,200

4,700

Dumfries & Galloway

72.9%

72.5%

48,300

18,300

Dundee City

72.2%

74.4%

47,400

16,300

East Ayrshire

76.9%

77.0%

40,900

12,200

East Dunbartonshire

76.2%

75.3%

37,500

12,300

East Lothian

74.4%

75.2%

33,000

10,900

East Renfrewshire

73.7%

75.1%

30,800

10,200

Edinburgh, City of

76.5%

78.2%

190,400

53,100

Eilean Siar

70.0%

71.8%

8,800

3,400

Falkirk

76.3%

75.7%

55,100

17,700

Fife

76.4%

76.3%

128,500

40,000

Glasgow City

79.4%

79.7%

203,100

51,700

Highland

74.9%

75.8%

81,000

25,900

Inverclyde

76.7%

76.6%

26,000

7,900

Midlothian

74.8%

73.9%

28,800

10,200

Moray

76.5%

77.5%

32,200

9,300

North Ayrshire

76.8%

74.1%

43,300

15,200

North Lanarkshire

78.5%

77.3%

115,000

33,900

Orkney Islands

69.8%

66.1%

6,800

3,500

Perth & Kinross

74.2%

77.4%

50,100

14,700

Renfrewshire

77.3%

75.4%

59,600

19,500

Scottish Borders

76.9%

76.2%

40,400

12,600

Shetland Islands

74.7%

75.1%

8,700

2,900

South Ayrshire

76.8%

76.9%

38,900

11,700

South Lanarkshire

79.8%

77.1%

116,400

34,500

Stirling

74.8%

72.3%

30,100

11,500

West Dunbartonshire

78.4%

77.6%

32,700

9,500

West Lothian

78.0%

79.3%

65,700

17,100

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

74.7%

78.0%

204,700

57,600

Rest of Scotland

76.6%

76.4%

1,654,800

511,200

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

77.0%

77.6%

722,900

208,500

Other Urban Areas

76.4%

76.2%

539,100

168,300

Accessible Small Towns

76.7%

76.7%

167,200

50,800

Remote Small Towns

75.5%

76.4%

66,000

20,400

Accessible Rural

75.9%

75.6%

252,500

81,400

Remote Rural

73.9%

74.0%

111,700

39,300

Enterprise Region

Highlands & Islands

74.8%

75.2%

159,300

52,500

Rest of Scotland

76.5%

76.7%

1,700,200

516,200

Note: 4,100 people in employment could not be classified into full-time or part-time.