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Job Vacancies

Volume 114: debated on Tuesday 7 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the number of job vacancies in each of the four Scottish cities; and what is the Scottish total of job vacancies.

The information is not available in the precise form requested.On 6 February 1987 the total number of job vacancies notified, and remaining unfilled, at jobcentres located within the four Scottish cities and the Scotland total as a whole was as shown in the table below.

AreaUnfilled Job Vacancies
City of Aberdeen Local Authority District1,389
City of Dundee Local Authority District369
City of Edinburgh Local Authority District1,483
City of Glasgow Local Authority District2,211
SCOTLAND15,200
The figures provided do not represent the total number of vacancies in the economy. It is estimated that only around one-third of all vacancies nationally are notified to jobcentres.