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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-03110: Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 22 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the number of jobs in Scotland’s retail sector.

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse 6 October 2016

The following table shows the number of jobs in the Scottish retail sector from
2009 - 2015.

The figures are the latest retail jobs figures as published by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday 28 September.

 Table 1: Retail Jobs, Scotland, 2009 to 2015

Year

Full-time employee jobs

Part-time employee jobs

Working proprietors

All Retail Jobs

2009

98,300

140,900

12,100

251,300

2010

95,300

142,600

8,500

246,400

2011

93,000

144,600

12,900

250,500

2012

87,400

142,000

11,500

241,000

2013

89,500

139,100

12,400

241,000

2014

100,200

144,400

9,000

253,600

2015

101,500

134,300

8,700

244,400

Source: Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) Office for National Statistics