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The contribution of EEA citizens to Scotland: response to the Migration Advisory Committee call for evidence

Published: 8 Nov 2017

This paper sets out the latest evidence on the contribution that EEA citizens make to Scotland.

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The contribution of EEA citizens to Scotland: response to the Migration Advisory Committee call for evidence
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1. Model-based estimates of unemployment, Office for National Statistics

2. " A Nation with Ambition: The Government's Programme for Scotland 2017-2018", available at
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3. All figures from Migrants living and working in Scotland, based on the Annual Population Survey 2016 (January-December 2016) Scottish Government (2017) Growth Sector Statistics Database:
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/Publications/GrowthSectors/Database

4. Annual Population Survey, 2016

5. Annual Population Survey, 2016

6. "Brexit:What's at Stake for Businesses" available at
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7. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/Publications/GrowthSectors/Database

8. Business Register and Employment Survey 2016, Office for National Statistics

9. Annual Population Survey January to December 2016, ONS Industry definition of Tourism is based on SIC 2007 as set out in the Scottish Government Growth Sector database
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/Publications/GrowthSectors

10. Annual Population Survey 2011 and 2016 (January to December in each year), Office for National Statistics, SIC 2007 55 Accommodation, 56 Food and beverage services activities

11. Skills Development Scotland (2016) Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's Sector:
http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/42345/tourism-digital-skills-investment-plan.pdf

12. Skills Development Scotland (2016) Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's Sector:
http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/42345/tourism-digital-skills-investment-plan.pdf

13. Skills Development Scotland (2016) Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's Sector:
http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/42345/tourism-digital-skills-investment-plan.pdf

14. Available at the Scottish Tourism Alliance website:
http://scottishtourismalliance.co.uk/page/national-strategy/

15. Scottish Government Growth Sector Statistics
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/Publications/GrowthSectors/Database

16. Scottish Government Growth Sector Statistics
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17. Annual Population Survey 2016, (January to December) Office for National Statistics

18. Creative Industries Federation (2016), Brexit Report. The impact of leaving the EU on the UK's arts, creative industries and cultural education - and what should be done, pp. 13-25:
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19. Employer Skills Survey 2010, available at
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20. The Creative Skillset (2014) The creative Media Workforce Survey 2014, pp. 22:
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21. Department for Culture, Media and Sport ( DCMS) (2016) DCMS Sectors Economic Estimates: Employment Update, pp. 9:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546262/DCMS_Sectors_Economic_Estimates_-_Employment.pdf

22. Skills Development Scotland (2015) Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's Creative Industries Sector, available at:
https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/35670/creative_sip_digital_v4.pdf

23. Skills Development Scotland (2015) Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's Creative Industries Sector, pp. 10:
https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/35670/creative_sip_digital_v4.pdf

24. Skills Development Scotland (2014) Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's ICT & Digital Technologies sector:
http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/35682/ict___digital_technologies_sector_skills_investment_plan.pdf

25. Creative Industries Federation (2016) Brexit Report. The impact of leaving the EU on the UK's arts, creative industries and cultural education - and what should be done, pp. 18:
https://www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/sites/default/files/2017-05/Brexit%20Report%20web.pdf
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26. Skills Development Scotland (2015) Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's Creative Industries Sector, pp. 15:
https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/35670/creative_sip_digital_v4.pdf

27. Creative Industries Federation (2016) Brexit Report. The impact of leaving the EU on the UK's arts, creative industries and cultural education - and what should be done, pp. 21:
https://www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/sites/default/files/2017-05/Brexit%20Report%20web.pdf
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28. Scottish Annual Business Statistics 2015
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/SABS/Sectors/ICT

29. Annual Population Survey 2016, (January to December) ONS

30. ScotlandIS (2017) Scottish Technology Industry Survey 2017:
https://www.scotlandis.com/resources/scottish-technology-industry-survey/

31. UK Commission for Employment and Skills ( UKCES) (2015) Sector Insights: Skills and Performance Challenges in the Digital and Creative Sector, Evidence Report 92:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/433755/Skills_challenges_in_the_digital_and_creative_sector.pdf

32. Scottish Government (2015 ) Digital Economy Business Survey 2014:
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Economy/digital/digitaleconomy/businesssurvey-2014

33. Ekosgen (2017) Scotland's Digital Technologies: Research & Analysis Report:
http://www.ekosgen.co.uk/docs/093_028__scotlandsdigitaltechnologiesresearchandanalysisreport_1500653090.pdf

34. Export Statistics Scotland 2015

35. Business Enterprise Research and Development Scotland 2015

36. Business Register and Employment Survey 2016

37. Quarterly National Accounts Scotland, 2017 Quarter 1

38. Business Register and Employment Survey 2016

39. Quarterly National Accounts Scotland, 2017 Quarter 1

40. Annual Population Survey 2016 (January to December), Office for National Statistics

41. Office of National Statistics ( ONS) (2016) Regional gross value added (income approach), UK: 1997 to 2015:
https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/grossvalueaddedgva/bulletins/regionalgrossvalueaddedincomeapproach/december2016

42. Employment figures from Business Register and Employment Survey include working proprietors, but do not include the smallest sole traders that have an annual turnover below the VAT threshold

43. Annual Population Survey 2016 (January to December), Office for National Statistics

44. Skills Development Scotland (2016) Skills Investment Plan for Scotland's Financial Services Sector:
https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/42492/financial-services-sip-nov-2016.pdf

45. Camphill Scotland and Association of Camphill Communities (2017), Report of the key findings of the survey on the potential impact of BREXIT on Camphill in Scotland, available at
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46. Model-based estimates of unemployment, Office for National Statistics

47. Annual Population Survey ( APS), Office for National Statistics, July 2016 to June 2017

48. Scottish Government (2016) Farm Labour statistical and economic information:
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Agriculture-Fisheries/agritopics/farmlabour

49. Scottish Government (2011) Rural Scotland Key Facts 2011. National Statistics:
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2011/09/29133747/4

50. British Summer Fruits Seasonal Labour Report (2017) The Impact of Brexit on the UK Soft Fruit Industry:
http://www.britishsummerfruits.co.uk/media/TheAndersonReport.pdf

51. The June Agriculture census 2017, available at
http://www.gov.scot/stats/bulletins/01299

52. Scotland's Rural College website:
https://www.sruc.ac.uk/info/120671/our_projects/1840/seasonal_workers_in_scottish_agriculture

53. National Farmers Union ( NFU) (2016) Seasonal Labour Providers' Survey report:
https://www.nfuonline.com/assets/80667

54. Association of Labour Providers ( ALP) (2017) ALP Labour Survey Results:
http://labourproviders.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Food-Industry-Labour-Sourcing-Fears-deepen-July-ALP-Labour-Survey-Results-%E2%80%93-2nd-August-20171.pdf

55. Bird, J. (2017) Briefing: Seasonal workers in Scottish agriculture: assessing the evidence base and implications of Brexit, Local Government Information Unit Scotland:
https://www.sruc.ac.uk/downloads/file/3519/seasonal_workers_in_scottish_agriculture_assessing_the_evidence_base

56. http://www.rabdf.co.uk/latest-news/2015/6/3/migrant-labour-makes-significant-contribution-to-uk-dairy-farm-labour-force-rabdf-survey

57. 2014 Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers EU Labour Survey, available at:
http://www.rabdf.co.uk/labour/

58. DairyCo (2013) Farmer intentions Survey 2013 report:
https://dairy.ahdb.org.uk/resources-library/market-information/farmer-intentions/farmer-intentions-survey-2013/#.We3AYFJlLcs

59. Scottish Government (2017) Scottish Annual Business Statistics ( SABS), Key Facts:
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/SABS/KeyFacts

60. Quality Meat Scotland ( QMS) (2017) Importance of Migrant Labour to Scottish Red Meat Industry, website news, June 2017:
http://www.qmscotland.co.uk/news/importance-migrant-labour-scottish-red-meat-industry

61. Quality Meat Scotland ( QMS) (2017), Scottish red meat trade - challenges and opportunities resulting from Brexit, Brexit Briefing Paper 1:
http://www.qmscotland.co.uk/sites/default/files/qms_briefing_paper_1_-_brexit_-_feb_2017.pdf

62. British Veterinary Association quoted in
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40703369

63. Quality Meat Scotland ( QMS) (2017) Migrant labour and the Scottish red meat sector - a Brexit discussion paper, Brexit Briefing Paper 2:
http://www.qmscotland.co.uk/sites/default/files/brexit_migrant_labour_discussion_paper_pdf_final.pdf

64. Seafood Scotland website:
http://www.seafoodscotland.org/en/responsible-sourcing/overview-of-the-seafood-industry/processing.html

65. Employment in Scotland Seafood Processing Sector: 2016. Marine Analytical Unit, Marine Scotland

66. Seafish (2016) Seafood Processing Industry Report 2016:
http://www.seafish.org/media/publications/2016_Seafood_Processing_Industry_Report.pdf

67. Employment in Scotland Seafood Processing Sector: 2016. Marine Analytical Unit, Marine Scotland

68. Scottish Government (2016) Scottish Sea Fisheries Employment 2015, Marine Scotland Science, Marine Analytical Unit:
http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0050/00507777.pdf

69. Scottish Government (2016) Scottish Sea Fisheries Employment 2015, Marine Scotland Science, Marine Analytical Unit:
http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0050/00507777.pdf

70. Employment in Scotland Seafood Processing Sector: 2016. Marine Analytical Unit, Marine Scotland

71. Skills for Health (2014) The Health Sector in Scotland: A Labour Market Intelligence Report, pp. 33:
http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/index.php?option=com_mtree&task=att_download&link_id=85&cf_id=24
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72. NHS Scotland (2017) NHSScotland Workforce Information Quarterly update of Staff in Post and Vacancies at 30 June 2017, Information Services Division Publication Report:
https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Publications/2017-09-05/2017-09-05-Workforce-Report.pdf

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74. Scottish Government (2017) Widening access to nursing & midwifery, website news, April 2017:
https://news.gov.scot/news/widening-access-to-nursing-midwifery

75. Note that this data covers EEA and Swiss nationals (i.e. EU27 countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway)

76. NHS Scotland (2017) NHSScotland Workforce Information Quarterly update of Staff in Post and Vacancies at 30 June 2017, Information Services Division Publication Report:
https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Publications/2017-09-05/2017-09-05-Workforce-Report.pdf

77. Management information provided by NHS National Education Scotland

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80. Management information provided to Chief Nursing Officer's Division.

81. Office for National Statistics, 29 June 2016

82. Management information provided to the Chief Nursing Officer's Division.

83. General Dental Council ( GDC) (2017) GDC response - registration data of registrants by country of origin and qualifications, FOI request, January 2017:
https://www.gdc-uk.org/search?querytext=EU+qualified

84. Management information provided to Chief Nursing Officer's Division, Scottish Government

85. EEA figures may be higher as professions regulated by the HCPC are not subject to the automatic recognition of professional qualifications procedures under directive 2005/36/ EC and so the Council has not routinely identified EEA-qualified applicants separately from international applicants

86. Scottish Social Services Council (2017) Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2016 Workforce data", An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland:
http://data.sssc.uk.com/images/WDR/WDR2016.pdf

87. Annual Population Survey 2016 (January to December), Office for National Statistics

88. Scottish Care (2017) Care Home Workforce Data Report 2017:
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89. Scottish Government and COSLA Joint response to the MAC Call for Evidence on the Partial review of the Shortage Occupation List: Teachers, October 2016 available at:
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90. Universities Scotland (2017) Ten things to know about Scottish Higher Education:
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96. Scottish Government (2015) Rural Scotland Key Facts 2015. People and Communities Services and Lifestyle Economy and Enterprise:
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97. Data from the Highlands and Islands Enterprise ( HIE) Business Panel, July 2017

98. HIE Business Panel, July 2017

99. HIE Business Panel, November 2016

100. HIE Business Panel, November 2016

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