Scottish Labour market in 11 
Charts 
Stephen Boyd, Assistant Secretary, STUC 
Decent Work, Dignified Lives 
Conference 
1...
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 ...
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
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 20...
Full/Part time employment (000s), 
Scotland 2004-2014 
700 
680 
660 
640 
620 
600 
580 
560 
1,950 
1,900 
1,850 
1,800 ...
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 
1...
% 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 ...
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...
Employee jobs and self-employment 
jobs, Scotland, 1996-June 2014 
350 
300 
250 
200 
150 
100 
50 
2,550 
2,500 
2,450 
...
Underemployment, Scotland 
2004-2014 
350,000 
300,000 
250,000 
200,000 
150,000 
100,000 
50,000 
0 
2004 2005 2006 2007...
Nominal gross weekly wages, % 
change by income decile, 2009-13 
Elementary administration and service occupations 
Elemen...
ILO Unemployment rate (%) 
14.0 
12.0 
10.0 
8.0 
6.0 
4.0 
2.0 
0.0
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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.

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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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