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

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Table 13: Proportion and level of people in employment by occupational group, 2007

Geography
(Residence Based)

Managers and Senior Officials

Professional occupations

Associate Professional and Technical

Administrative and Secretarial

Skilled Trades Occupations

Personal Service Occupations

Sales and Customer Service Occupations

Process, Plant and Machine Operatives

Elementary Occupations

Total Employment

Scotland

13.1%

13.1%

14.7%

11.3%

11.3%

9.1%

8.3%

7.3%

11.9%

2,521,300

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

13.3%

16.6%

14.6%

12.8%

8.4%

8.7%

7.1%

5.5%

13.0%

112,600

Aberdeenshire

11.9%

13.1%

15.5%

10.3%

16.1%

9.1%

5.6%

7.0%

11.4%

127,700

Angus

10.7%

11.1%

13.5%

12.5%

16.0%

8.8%

6.5%

9.6%

11.4%

53,300

Argyll & Bute

14.6%

11.3%

14.8%

9.4%

14.2%

10.0%

6.4%

6.1%

13.2%

43,500

Clackmannanshire

13.3%

11.6%

13.0%

9.3%

11.7%

7.7%

10.9%

6.9%

15.7%

21,900

Dumfries and Galloway

11.0%

10.8%

10.4%

9.5%

15.2%

10.8%

7.9%

11.0%

13.4%

70,100

Dundee City

10.6%

12.9%

15.5%

11.2%

9.0%

10.2%

9.3%

6.3%

15.1%

65,800

East Ayrshire

9.2%

10.5%

13.2%

9.9%

13.7%

12.5%

7.5%

10.9%

12.6%

54,700

East Dunbartonshire

15.2%

22.3%

18.4%

10.7%

7.7%

6.8%

8.5%

3.0%

7.3%

52,100

East Lothian

12.7%

13.6%

15.6%

12.8%

13.2%

10.2%

7.0%

5.2%

9.7%

46,000

East Renfrewshire

18.8%

20.7%

15.3%

14.2%

6.4%

7.5%

7.1%

2.4%

7.7%

43,000

Edinburgh, City of

16.2%

20.7%

19.6%

10.7%

6.0%

7.8%

6.7%

2.6%

9.6%

248,400

Eilean Siar

13.1%

10.6%

10.4%

8.4%

21.8%

9.8%

*

*

12.9%

13,100

Falkirk

11.5%

9.2%

16.9%

11.7%

11.2%

8.7%

9.1%

10.2%

11.6%

75,000

Fife

13.7%

10.8%

15.0%

10.4%

11.6%

7.8%

10.2%

8.4%

12.2%

176,000

Glasgow City

13.2%

15.0%

15.6%

10.2%

8.5%

8.8%

10.2%

7.5%

11.1%

262,200

Highland

12.3%

11.8%

12.8%

9.3%

15.7%

8.6%

6.4%

9.7%

13.3%

111,900

Inverclyde

11.1%

12.2%

14.9%

11.9%

9.6%

11.0%

8.4%

7.4%

13.5%

35,700

Midlothian

11.5%

8.0%

15.9%

13.1%

14.5%

11.6%

7.7%

4.7%

13.0%

40,600

Moray

12.1%

8.1%

13.1%

8.8%

16.9%

9.7%

7.7%

10.2%

13.5%

43,600

North Ayrshire

10.2%

10.4%

13.8%

11.9%

12.3%

10.0%

10.0%

9.6%

11.9%

60,400

North Lanarkshire

10.7%

8.4%

11.8%

13.1%

12.1%

10.9%

11.6%

8.6%

12.8%

153,300

Orkney Islands

*

*

13.6%

12.7%

23.1%

*

*

*

17.2%

10,900

Perth and Kinross

15.2%

13.9%

14.9%

9.5%

12.3%

8.3%

7.3%

7.2%

11.3%

68,100

Renfrewshire

13.6%

11.7%

13.2%

12.9%

8.5%

9.5%

9.9%

8.0%

12.8%

81,900

Scot Borders, The

12.7%

11.4%

10.7%

8.8%

17.0%

10.6%

5.2%

9.9%

13.7%

55,400

Shetland Islands

12.2%

10.0%

9.1%

10.3%

22.0%

9.6%

*

*

15.8%

12,300

South Ayrshire

14.4%

10.3%

13.8%

10.7%

13.4%

9.6%

8.7%

6.2%

12.8%

53,000

South Lanarkshire

14.4%

11.4%

13.3%

15.7%

10.3%

8.5%

7.3%

8.0%

11.1%

156,400

Stirling

15.6%

15.9%

15.1%

9.6%

11.2%

5.8%

8.9%

4.8%

13.1%

43,600

West Dunbartonshire

9.7%

9.8%

15.1%

12.1%

12.5%

12.9%

9.0%

7.1%

11.8%

43,700

West Lothian

14.1%

10.9%

12.4%

12.9%

10.4%

8.8%

9.4%

9.8%

11.5%

84,900

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

6.7%

4.5%

9.9%

9.9%

10.3%

13.1%

11.5%

11.8%

22.2%

269,300

Rest of Scotland

13.9%

14.1%

15.2%

11.5%

11.4%

8.6%

7.9%

6.7%

10.6%

2,252,000

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

13.3%

15.7%

16.0%

11.6%

8.3%

9.1%

9.0%

5.7%

11.4%

959,200

Other Urban Areas

11.8%

10.1%

14.6%

12.6%

11.0%

9.0%

8.5%

9.1%

13.1%

732,800

Accessible Small Towns

12.6%

11.9%

12.9%

10.2%

11.9%

10.1%

9.7%

9.4%

11.4%

225,800

Remote Small Towns

11.7%

9.6%

12.0%

10.8%

15.3%

10.0%

9.0%

7.9%

13.6%

91,000

Accessible Rural

15.7%

14.1%

14.7%

10.3%

14.7%

8.2%

6.3%

6.3%

9.8%

351,000

Remote Rural

13.4%

12.8%

11.4%

7.8%

20.0%

9.5%

4.5%

7.3%

13.4%

161,400

Highlands and Islands Enterprise Region

Highlands and Islands

12.3%

10.7%

12.6%

9.5%

16.9%

9.2%

6.3%

9.1%

13.5%

223,100

Rest of Scotland

13.2%

13.3%

14.9%

11.5%

10.8%

9.1%

8.4%

7.1%

11.7%

2,298,200

Confidence limits for the above estimates are available on request from: labour-market.statistics@scotland.gsi.gov.uk