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

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Second Jobs

In 2007, 3.7% of working age people had a second job. Table 14 shows the variation across local authorities. The Orkney Islands and Eilean Siar had the highest proportion of working age people employed with a second job with 10.3% and 10.2% respectively. North Ayrshire had the lowest proportion with only 1.8% of working age residents with a second job.

Table 14: Working age rates and levels of those with a second job; Scotland; 2006-2007

Geography
(Residence Based)

2006

2007

Proportion

Proportion

Level

Scotland

3.9%

3.7%

90,200

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

3.9%

4.9%

5,200

Aberdeenshire

4.1%

4.2%

5,100

Angus

3.5%

4.4%

2,300

Argyll & Bute

8.4%

8.2%

3,400

Clackmannanshire

*

*

*

Dumfries & Galloway

5.1%

4.9%

3,200

Dundee City

3.4%

*

*

East Ayrshire

3.8%

4.1%

2,200

East Dunbartonshire

3.3%

2.7%

1,400

East Lothian

4.4%

4.0%

1,700

East Renfrewshire

2.6%

2.8%

1,200

Edinburgh, City of

3.5%

4.2%

10,300

Eilean Siar

*

10.2%

1,200

Falkirk

*

3.4%

2,500

Fife

3.0%

3.5%

6,000

Glasgow City

3.5%

2.2%

5,600

Highland

6.0%

6.3%

6,700

Inverclyde

*

*

*

Midlothian

4.1%

4.2%

1,600

Moray

3.8%

5.9%

2,400

North Ayrshire

3.4%

1.8%

1,000

North Lanarkshire

3.0%

2.7%

4,100

Orkney Islands

10.1%

10.3%

1,100

Perth & Kinross

6.0%

3.2%

2,100

Renfrewshire

3.4%

*

*

Scottish Borders

4.6%

3.9%

2,100

Shetland Islands

13.2%

9.8%

1,100

South Ayrshire

3.7%

3.9%

2,000

South Lanarkshire

*

*

*

Stirling

6.1%

4.2%

1,700

West Dunbartonshire

2.8%

*

*

West Lothian

3.7%

3.9%

3,200

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Areas

3.6%

3.2%

8,500

Rest of Scotland

3.9%

3.8%

81,700

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

3.3%

3.1%

28,700

Other Urban Areas

3.4%

3.0%

21,300

Accessible Small Towns

3.9%

4.0%

8,800

Remote Small Towns

7.0%

6.9%

6,000

Accessible Rural

3.5%

4.0%

13,300

Remote Rural

8.2%

8.0%

12,100

Enterprise Region

Highlands & Islands

6.9%

7.3%

15,500

Rest of Scotland

3.6%

3.4%

74,700

In 2007, the proportion of working age residents in the 15% most deprived areas with a second job (3.2%) was similar to the proportion for the rest of Scotland (3.8%).

Working age residents living in remote rural areas were most likely to have a second job with 8.0% of them in secondary employment in 2007. This compares to 3.0% for other urban areas and 3.1% for large urban areas.

In 2007, the proportion of working age people with a second job was higher in the Highlands & Enterprise area at 7.3%. This compares to 3.4% for the rest of Scotland.