Compiled by Susanne Ross, WiSE Research Centre
The picture continues to remain gloomy for women in Scottish labour market after today’s stats. Continuing the trends from last months…
From 7.2% last quarter to 6.8%
Fall in unemployment of 7,000 during Sep-Nov 2012
Rate fallen to 66.1% (from 67% previous quarter)
Fall of 16,000 in most recent quarter
Economic Inactivity continuing to rise!
Increased from 27.8% to 29.1%
Increase of 23,000 in quarter Sep-Nov 2012 – Biggest quarterly increase in last year!
Economic activity falling
From 72.2% last quarter to 70.9% currently
Fall of 23,000 in quarter Sep-Nov 2012.