Employment: Scotland

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 13th September 2013.

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Photo of Iain McKenzie Iain McKenzie Labour, Inverclyde

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office

(1) how many jobs created in Scotland since 2010 are part-time; and if he will make a statement;

(2) how many jobs created in Scotland since 2010 are in the manufacturing sector.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office, The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.

Letter from Peter Fullerton, dated September 2013

In the absence of the Director General for the Office for National Statistics (ONS), I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Questions to the Minister for the Cabinet Office asking, how many jobs created in Scotland since 2010 are part-time (169110) and how many jobs created in Scotland since 2010 are in the manufacturing sector (169112).

Information regarding the number of jobs created is not available. However, the ONS' Workforce Jobs statistics provides estimates on the number of jobs in Scotland, that are part-time and in the manufacturing sector. Net change in jobs between June 2010 and June 2013 has been provided.

Change in workforce jobs in Scotland since 2010
Headcount
  Part-time jobs—not seasonally adjusted Manufacturing—seasonally adjusted
June 2010 800,000 186,000
June 2013 858,000 202,000
     
Net change between June 2010 and June 2013 58,000 16,000
Note: Estimates of jobs by industry sector are adjusted for seasonal factors. Estimates of jobs by full-time/part-time status are only available without adjustment for seasonal factors. Source: Workforce Jobs, ONS

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