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Labour Statistics

Volume 83: debated on Friday 19 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what were the total numbers of employees in employment at the most recent date for which figures are available and in 1974, 1978, 1981 and 1984, respectively, for (a) full-time and (b) part-time employment in (i) Scotland, (ii) each Scottish region and (iii) each district council area in Strathclyde region; and if he will give the figures in terms of the standard industrial classification used in censuses of employment in 1968 and 1980.

The available estimates of the total numbers of full and part time employees in employment, in thousands, are set out in the following tables. The estimates for areas within Scotland are based on figures for employment office areas; estimates for 1984 and 1985 are provisional.

June 1974

June 1978

September 1981

June 1984

March 1985

Scotland

Full time1,748·31,694·51,593·01,4841,463
Part time335·7372·0397·7445456

Borders

Full time32·030·628·5
Part time6·37·87·7

Central

Full time93·092·988·1
Part time15·918·519·4

Dumfries and Galloway

Full time40·540·741·7
Part time8·09·311·0

Fife

Full time107·9103·296·5
Part time18·721·922·9

Grampian

Full time133·9142·1155·7
Part time31·037·041·0

Highland

Full time56·457·758·2
Part time10·913·514·4

Lothian

Full time256·1258·7252·0
Part time61·065·267·2

Strathclyde

Full time886·7819·2718·4
Part time149·6161·9168·0

Tayside

Full time129·1130·3119·8
Part time31·131·733·1

District Councils in Strathclyde Region

September 1981

Full time

Part time

Argyll and Bute15·24·8
Bearsden and Milngavie4·32·3
Clydebank9·82·6
Clydesdale12·13·5
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth10·72·7
Cumnock and Doon Valley10·91·9
Cunninghame29·96·3
Dumbarton20·74·7
East Kilbride21·04·6
Eastwood5·32·5
Glasgow City305·771·1
Hamilton23·78·5
Inverclyde30·06·0
Kilmarnock and Loudon22·15·1
Kyle and Carrick34·99·7
Monklands22·55·6
Motherwell47·77·2
Renfrew72·414·3
Strathkelvin19·24·5