Economic Analysis - Marine Employment 2012 by Local Authority
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The percentage of the population employed in the core marine sector varies significantly between local authorities. This layer shows core sector employment as a percentage of total employment for each local authority area for 2012.
Figures from Scottish Annual Business Statistics (SABS) and the Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES). SABS, sourced from the Annual Business Survey (ABS), allow detailed analysis of the structure and performance of businesses in Scotland. The BRES is the official source of employee and employment estimates by detailed geography and industry. Data are presented as core marine sector employment as a percentage of total employment. The core marine sector is defined as businesses whose operations are directly or indirectly dependent on the marine environment. It excludes oil and gas extraction.