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

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95% Confidence Limits for 2007 Estimates

Table 32: 95% Confidence Limits, Employment Rates, 2007

Geography
(Residence Based)

CL for
Emp. Rate

CL for
Male
Emp. Rate

CL for
Female
Emp. Rate

CL for
Emp. Rate for
People with a Disability

CL for
Lone Parent Emp. Rate

CL for
Emp. Rate for
those aged 50 & over

Scotland

± 0.5%

± 0.7%

± 0.7%

± 1.3%

± 2.4%

± 0.9%

Local Authority Area

Aberdeen City

± 2.6%

± 3.5%

± 3.8%

± 6.9%

± 14.1%

± 5.2%

Aberdeenshire

± 2.3%

± 2.9%

± 3.6%

± 7.5%

± 13.3%

± 4.5%

Angus

± 2.2%

± 3.0%

± 3.3%

± 5.9%

± 11.3%

± 4.0%

Argyll & Bute

± 2.5%

± 3.5%

± 3.7%

± 7.3%

± 13.9%

± 4.5%

Clackmannanshire

± 4.9%

± 6.8%

± 7.0%

± 10.3%

*

± 8.1%

Dumfries & Galloway

± 2.7%

± 3.7%

± 3.9%

± 6.7%

± 15.6%

± 4.8%

Dundee City

± 2.6%

± 3.6%

± 3.6%

± 6.4%

± 10.4%

± 5.0%

East Ayrshire

± 2.6%

± 3.7%

± 3.7%

± 6.0%

± 11.8%

± 5.0%

East Dunbartonshire

± 2.5%

± 3.5%

± 3.6%

± 7.9%

± 13.4%

± 4.6%

East Lothian

± 2.5%

± 3.3%

± 3.6%

± 6.8%

± 12.7%

± 5.0%

East Renfrewshire

± 2.5%

± 3.4%

± 3.8%

± 7.4%

± 14.6%

± 4.2%

Edinburgh, City of

± 2.6%

± 3.5%

± 3.8%

± 7.7%

± 13.3%

± 5.8%

Eilean Siar

± 5.1%

± 7.1%

± 7.3%

± 12.7%

*

± 8.2%

Falkirk

± 2.5%

± 3.4%

± 3.8%

± 6.9%

± 12.6%

± 5.1%

Fife

± 2.7%

± 3.7%

± 4.0%

± 6.8%

± 13.5%

± 5.1%

Glasgow City

± 2.5%

± 3.5%

± 3.6%

± 5.1%

± 9.2%

± 5.6%

Highland

± 2.9%

± 3.7%

± 4.4%

± 8.1%

± 12.8%

± 4.9%

Inverclyde

± 3.0%

± 4.2%

± 4.2%

± 6.3%

± 11.8%

± 5.7%

Midlothian

± 2.8%

± 3.9%

± 4.0%

± 7.7%

± 14.3%

± 5.4%

Moray

± 2.1%

± 2.8%

± 3.2%

± 6.3%

± 12.1%

± 4.2%

North Ayrshire

± 2.6%

± 3.6%

± 3.8%

± 6.4%

± 10.1%

± 5.2%

North Lanarkshire

± 2.6%

± 3.4%

± 3.9%

± 5.9%

± 10.6%

± 5.5%

Orkney Islands

± 5.0%

± 6.6%

± 7.4%

*

*

± 9.5%

Perth & Kinross

± 2.4%

± 3.3%

± 3.4%

± 7.2%

± 10.8%

± 4.6%

Renfrewshire

± 2.5%

± 3.5%

± 3.5%

± 6.2%

± 11.0%

± 5.1%

Scottish Borders

± 2.4%

± 3.1%

± 3.6%

± 7.0%

± 15.8%

± 4.6%

Shetland Islands

± 4.2%

± 4.9%

± 7.1%

± 14.4%

*

± 9.0%

South Ayrshire

± 2.5%

± 3.3%

± 3.6%

± 6.9%

± 11.4%

± 4.8%

South Lanarkshire

± 2.4%

± 3.2%

± 3.5%

± 6.5%

± 12.1%

± 5.3%

Stirling

± 3.0%

± 4.0%

± 4.5%

± 9.3%

± 14.7%

± 5.7%

West Dunbartonshire

± 2.5%

± 3.4%

± 3.7%

± 6.3%

± 10.2%

± 5.1%

West Lothian

± 2.6%

± 3.4%

± 3.9%

± 6.7%

± 14.0%

± 5.4%

Deprivation

15% Most Deprived Area

± 1.6%

± 2.3%

± 2.3%

± 2.7%

± 4.7%

± 3.3%

Rest of Scotland

± 0.5%

± 0.7%

± 0.7%

± 1.4%

± 2.6%

± 1.0%

Urban/Rural Classification (6 fold)

Large Urban Areas

± 0.9%

± 1.3%

± 1.4%

± 2.3%

± 4.2%

± 1.9%

Other Urban Areas

± 0.8%

± 1.1%

± 1.2%

± 2.1%

± 3.9%

± 1.6%

Accessible Small Towns

± 1.5%

± 2.0%

± 2.2%

± 3.7%

± 6.6%

± 2.9%

Remote Small Towns

± 2.2%

± 3.0%

± 3.2%

± 6.1%

± 11.7%

± 4.1%

Accessible Rural

± 1.1%

± 1.5%

± 1.7%

± 3.5%

± 6.9%

± 2.1%

Remote Rural

± 1.6%

± 2.1%

± 2.5%

± 4.6%

± 8.4%

± 2.9%

Enterprise Region

Highlands & Islands

± 1.3%

± 1.7%

± 2.0%

± 3.8%

± 7.0%

± 2.4%

Rest of Scotland

± 0.5%

± 0.7%

± 0.8%

± 1.3%

± 2.5%

± 1.0%

Note: The confidence limits in the table use a design factor of 1, which may not be likely in some cases but given the lack of further information it was agreed that an average design factor of 1 was reasonable. Information on estimating confidence intervals can be found in the LFS manuals at: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/StatBase/Product.asp?vlnk=1537&Pos=&ColRank=2&Rank=544