Regional review [June 1995]

Stevens, Jim (1995) Regional review [June 1995]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 20 (4). pp. 30-65. ISSN 0306-7866

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    Abstract

    In May 1995, Scottish unemployment fell by 7,671 to stand at 198,985. This constitutes a decrease of 3.7% and leaves 8% of the Scottish workforce unemployed. About two thirds of the decline is due to males. The male jobless count fell by 5,037 or by 3.2% whilst the female count fell by 2,634 or by 5.6%. Male unemployment presently stands at 154,650 or 112% of the male workforce whilst female jobless number 44,335 or 4% of the female workforce.