Edinburgh is home to the most educated workforce in Scotland
Edinburgh has one of the most educated workforces in the country.
According to recent figures from the Labour Market Statistics, 55.4 per cent of economically active people in the capital had an undergraduate degree or higher in 2016.
It means Edinburgh has the 16th highest percentage of highly educated people in work or looking for a job in the UK.
That works out as 141,200 people with degrees out of 254,900 who are economically active, and most of them are women (73,800 against 67,500 women).
Edinburgh is also in the top 20 places with the lowest percentages of economically active people... read more
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