Trends

Employment by industrial group in Scotland
Scotland Industrial groupClick on graph to expand

Scotland’s economy and labour market have undergone major changes in recent decades, one of the most notable being the rise of the service sector economy to 79% in 2011, comprising retail, hospitality, finance, business and the public sector. The growth in this sector is in contrast to the decline of the manufacturing industry.

Notes
Data are not available for Glasgow so are presented for Scotland instead. The data and the charts are taken from The Rise of In-Work Poverty, published in 2013 by the Glasgow Centre for Population Health. This chart is based on data provided through Vision of Britain and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth.

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