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Financial and business services key sector report

Published: 15 Feb 2010
Part of:
Business, industry and innovation
ISBN:
978 0 7559 9251 5

A description of Scotland's financial and business services key sector, identifying challenges faced as well as potential opportunities.

19 page PDF

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19 page PDF

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Contents
Financial and business services key sector report
Annex 1 FINANCIAL SERVICES EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND - SHARE OF GREAT BRITAIN TOTAL BY SUB-SECTOR, 2007 & 2008

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Annex 1
FINANCIAL SERVICES EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND - SHARE OF GREAT BRITAIN TOTAL BY SUB-SECTOR, 2007 & 2008

Scotland accounts for 9% of employment in financial services across GB, though the share of employment varies across sub-sector as below.

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FINANCIAL SERVICES EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND BY SUB-SECTOR, 2007 & 2008

The chart below demonstrates employment levels in financial services sub-sectors in 2007 and 2008, illustrating the dominance of the Banking sector in Scotland. In 2008 the sector employed 50,000 people, or 52 per cent of Scotland's financial services employment. The second largest sub-sector of financial services in 2008 was Life & Pensions, which accounted for 14,400 employee jobs.

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