Fraser of Allander Institute

Fraser of Allander Institute

Scottish Labour Market Trends

Labour Market Trends is jointly produced by The Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) and The Scottish Centre for Employment Research (SCER) and aims to shed light on key developments in Scotland’s labour market. Alongside a summary of recent trends and the future outlook, the report also highlights longer trend developments and areas for discussion.

Latest Scottish Labour Market Trends report

Employment and unemployment rates in Scotland continue to look healthy. On the face of it, current levels of labour market activity should be consistent with an economy that is in rather good fettle..

Yet overall economic conditions are more fragile. Economic growth in Scotland over the year to June was just 0.5%. This is well below trend.


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