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Edinburgh City Profile

Cordant People Edinburgh: key facts 476,626 Current Edinburgh population, as of the 2011 UK census, showing 2nd 57,850 Student population Edinburgh is the 2nd largest city in Scotland and the 7th largest in Britain. a rise of 6.2% since 2001 Edinburgh's main industries Agriculture Banking & finance Computing Construction Defence Electronics Emergency services Fishing Food & drink Forestry Life sciences Oil & gas Renewable energy Shipbuilding Textiles Tourism Transport Edinburgh's top employers NHS Lothian Standard Life 19,890 5,259 City of Edinburgh Council The Scottish Government 18,617 3,913 University of Edinburgh Lothian & Borders Police 12,227 2,439 Royal Bank of Scotland Group Tesco (inc Tesco Bank) 8,368 2,400 Lloyds Banking Group (inc Scottish Widows) Royal Mail 2,257 7,500 Top employment sectors Human health 45,300 & social work Wholesale, retail 36,400 & repair Financial services (E 36,000 29,200 Education Accommodation 26,800 & food storage Professional, O 27,100 scientific & technical Administrative & 21,000 support services The city is home to two of the world's 150 top financial services companies. Edinburgh is the second largest financial centre in the UK and fourth in Europe by equity assets. Planned investment of £100 billion in offshore wind over the next 10 years Scotland produces 28% of Europe's PCs and more than 7% of the 45,000 + people are employed by electronic related firms world's PCs 35,000 30,000 Jobs within the Specialist science parks around Edinburgh Jobs in tourism, worth £1.6bn to the city economy Whisky trade £4.25bn Whisky exports have increased by 87% in the past decade and it contributes over £4.25 billion to the UK economy, making up a quarter of all its food & drink revenues. Textiles Seventh largest exporter in Scotland accounting for over 3% of all Scottish manufactured products & employs a workforce of 22,000 EO Investment The scale of development under way is totalling around £3.8 billion Designed for Cordant People by Elizabeth Mellor, www.offthewallcreative.co.uk 00

Edinburgh City Profile

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Facts and statistics surrounding employment and life in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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