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Scotland - UKM

EU regions: United Kingdom > Scotland

map of Scotland UKM
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long term unemployment20191
share of long term unemployed201929.9
unemployment rate20193.6
employment rate201974.1
number of inhabitants20195 454 238
population density201869.9
percentage of part time workers, men201910.22
percentage of part time workers, women201939.2
life long learning participation201914.7
youth unemployment rate20197.4
unemployment rate of youth with elementary education201913.2
old-age dependency ratio201929.2
gender gap in employment rate201991.48

more on wikipedia * more on wikidata Q22 * Scotland slovensky: UKM

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Scotland

age grouplow educationmiddle educationhigh education

note: in thousands, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive

demographic pyramid UKM 1996 Scotland, population pyramid of Scotland demographic pyramid UKM Scotland

Employment by sectors, Scotland

NRP7.20 %
J72.83 %
R-U166.36 %
F192.67 %
K108.74 %
O-Q861.632 %
A39.41 %
B-E298.511 %
M_N279.410 %
TOTAL2665.7100 %
L25.91 %
G-I613.423 %

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Employment by sectors, Scotland, 2019From wikipedia:

Scotland (Scots: Scotland, Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə] (listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

The Kingdom of Scotland emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages and continued to exist until 1707. By inheritance in 1603, James VI, King of Scots, became King of England and King of Ireland, thus forming a personal union of the three kingdoms. Scotland subsequently entered into a political union with the Kingdom of England on 1 May 1707 to create the new Kingdom of Great Britain. The union also created a new Parliament of Great Britain, which succeeded both the Parliament of Scotland and the Parliament of England. In 1801, Great Britain itself entered into a political union with the Kingdom of Ireland to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (in 1922, the Irish Free State seceded from the United Kingdom, leading to the latter being renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland).

Within Scotland, the monarchy of the United Kingdom has continued to use a variety of styles, titles and other royal symbols of statehood specific to the pre-union Kingdom of Scotland. The legal system within Scotland has also remained separate from those of England and Wales and Northern Ireland; Scotland constitutes a distinct jurisdiction in both public and private law. The continued existence of legal, educational, religious and other institutions distinct from those in the remainder of the UK have all contributed to the continuation of Scottish culture and national identity since the 1707 union with England.

In 1997, a Scottish Parliament was re-established, in the form of a devolved unicameral legislature comprising 129 members, having authority over many areas of domestic policy. The head of the Scottish Government is the First Minister of Scotland, who is supported by the Deputy First Minister of Scotland.

other: United Kingdom, West Midlands, North West England, South West England, North East England, Wales, Scotland, East Midlands, Greater London, South East England, Northern Ireland, East of England, Yorkshire and the Humber

neighbours: North West England, North East England

subregions: North Eastern Scotland, Highlands and Islands, Eastern Scotland, West Central Scotland, Southern Scotland

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Scotland - UKM, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/UKM


Current statistics

December 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178143, of which 73275 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.8 % (13.0 %), Revúca 20.1 % (12.3 %), Kežmarok 18.0 % (8.9 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Bratislava I 3.0 %, Nitra 3.1 %