Updated Scotland indicators

  • Location of low pay:
    • first graph (by local authority): The proportion of employees workers earning less than £7 per hour is highest in Clackmannanshire, Highland, Dumfries & Galloway and Moray.
    • second graph (compared with the rest of the United Kingdom): Scotland has a somewhat lower proportion of employees earning less than £7 per hour than most other parts of the United Kingdom.
  • Pay inequalities:
    • first graph (over time): Pay inequalities between men and women have reduced at the bottom but not at the top.
    • second graph (by gender): two-fifths of all part-time workers – both men and women – are paid less than £7 per hour.