Regional review [March 1996]

Stevens, Jim (1996) Regional review [March 1996]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 21 (3). pp. 21-62. ISSN 0306-7866

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    Abstract

    In April 1995, Scottish unemployment rose by 2,027 to stand at 201,270. This represents a monthly rise of 1% and leaves 8.3% of the Scottish workforce unemployed. Male jobless rose by 1,079 or by 0.7%, whilst the female count rose by 948 or by 2.1%. Male unemployment presently stands at 154,573 or 11.4% of the workforce and female jobless at 46,697 or 4.3% of the female workforce.