There are a number of local and national data sources which provide a valuable insight into the performance of the West Lothian economy. This section of the website highlights the key indicators of the health of the West Lothian economy, drawn from those sources.
Key indicators on the West Lothian economy show that the district has one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Scotland and is home to a extensive business base with almost 72,000 jobs in the area.
|Private sector jobs||55,179|
|Residents in work||89,300|
|Average wage levels (FT) (workplace)||£13.55 per hour|
|Broxburn & Uphall||15,630|
More information can be found in the following publications:
West Lothian Economic Profile
Our publication West Lothian Economic Profile [3Mb] provides more detail for investors, businesses, entrepreneurs and anyone with an interest in the local economy.
The biannual newsletter Working Together [895kb] provides information to school leavers, teachers, parents/carers on the future job market, further/higher education and training opportunities.
For further information, please contact Kenny Wheeler on 01506 283100 or at firstname.lastname@example.org