Overview of the labour market [September 2001]

Marsh, Richard (2001) Overview of the labour market [September 2001]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 26 (3). pp. 19-22. ISSN 0306-7866

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    Abstract

    A summary of the most recent Scottish labour market statistics is provided in Table 1. The Labour Force Survey (LFS) estimate of the level of Scottish employment during the period March to May 2001 was 2,379. This figure had fallen slightly by 3,000 compared to previous quarter but was still 48,000 higher than the same period in the previous year. The employment rate fell to 73.4% from 73.6% in the previous quarter but was still higher than the 71.9% in the same period in the previous year.