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Scottish labour market in 11 charts

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Short presentation by Stephen Boyd, STUC to Decent Work, Dignified Lives conference 15 October 2014: tries to get underneath headline labour market statistics to consider emerging trends.

Short presentation by Stephen Boyd, STUC to Decent Work, Dignified Lives conference 15 October 2014: tries to get underneath headline labour market statistics to consider emerging trends.

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Scottish labour market in 11 charts

  1. 1. Scottish Labour market in 11 Charts Stephen Boyd, Assistant Secretary, STUC Decent Work, Dignified Lives Conference 15 October 2014
  2. 2. Employment and Unemployment Rates (%), Scotland 2008 to May-July 2014 10.0 9.0 8.0 7.0 6.0 5.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 76.0 75.0 74.0 73.0 72.0 71.0 70.0 69.0 68.0 67.0 Employment (LH axis) Unemployment (RH axis)
  3. 3. Male/Female ILO unemployment rate (%), 2008 to May-July 2014 12.0 10.0 8.0 6.0 4.0 2.0 0.0 Male Female
  4. 4. Long term JSA, Scotland 2008-2014 70,000 60,000 50,000 40,000 30,000 20,000 10,000 0 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Claiming for over 12 months Claiming for over 6 months
  5. 5. Full/Part time employment (000s), Scotland 2004-2014 700 680 660 640 620 600 580 560 1,950 1,900 1,850 1,800 1,750 1,700 1,650 FT (LH axis) PT (RH axis)
  6. 6. Unemployment rates (%), 16-24yrs and 16-64 yrs, Scotland 2004 to April ‘13-March ‘14 25.0 20.0 15.0 10.0 5.0 0.0 16-64 16-24
  7. 7. % change in employment level, Jan-Mar 2008 to May-July 2014 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 -20 All over 16yrs 16-64 16-24 25-34 35-49 50-64 65+
  8. 8. Total & 16-64 years employment, Scotland, 1992 to May-July 2014 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 Total 16-64 Gap (RH axis)
  9. 9. Employee jobs and self-employment jobs, Scotland, 1996-June 2014 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 2,550 2,500 2,450 2,400 2,350 2,300 2,250 2,200 2,150 2,100 2,050 2,000 Employee jobs (LH axis) Self-employment jobs (RH axis)
  10. 10. Underemployment, Scotland 2004-2014 350,000 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
  11. 11. Nominal gross weekly wages, % change by income decile, 2009-13 Elementary administration and service occupations Elementary occupations Administrative & secretarial Corporate managers & directors Managers, directors & senior officials Scotland -20 -15 -10 -5 0 5 10 15 20 25 90th Median 10th
  12. 12. ILO Unemployment rate (%) 14.0 12.0 10.0 8.0 6.0 4.0 2.0 0.0

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