Regional review [December 1996]

Stevens, Jim (1996) Regional review [December 1996]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 22 (1). pp. 23-67. ISSN 0306-7866

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    Abstract

    In October 1996, Scottish Unemployment fell by 7,691 to stand at 183,401. This represents a monthly fall of 4% and leaves 7.5% of the Scottish workforce without a job. The male count fell by 4,057 or by 2.8% whilst female jobless fell by 3,634 or 7.9%. Male unemployment currently stands at 141,193 or 10.4% of the male workforce and female jobless at 42,208 or 3.9% of the female workforce.