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Manufacturing Industry

Volume 114: debated on Tuesday 7 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the change in the number of people employed in manufacturing industry in each of the four Scottish cities since 1979.

The estimated numbers of those working in manufacturing plants with over 10 employees in each of the four Scottish cities in 1979 and 1985 are shown in the table. These estimates are taken from the regional data system. No reliable information is available from this source for plants with less than 10 employees. The estimates for 1985 are provisional.

CityEmployment 1979Employment 1985
Aberdeen20,40017,000
Dundee29,20015,900
Edinburgh38,50031,200
Glasgow91,80059,800