Scotland

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from Scotland in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£11.6 billion
in goods alone
(source: Office for National Statistics, 2015) (source: HMRC regional trade statistics)

 

Jobs linked to EU trade
across the UK in Scotland
4.5 million
jobs
336,326
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in Scotland
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 126,101
Business administration & support 32,312
Professional, scientific & technical 22,935
Finance & insurance 21,203
Accommodation & food services 21,074
Motor trades 18,781
Transport & storage 16,652
Mining, quarrying & utilities 15,816
Public admin 13,158
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 9243
Health 9200
Construction 6981
Information & communication 6511
Education 6089
Property 1082
Others 9188

(source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in Scotland since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
42
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
(source: National Crime Agency) (source: National Crime Agency)

 

Economic benefits from EU students
across the UK in 2011-2012 in Scotland in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£414 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in Scotland
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£758 million
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
funding in Scotland
£34 million
to support agriculture, infrastructure and services in rural areas

(source: DEFRA)

 

Research and development
across the UK in Scotland
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£893 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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