This section provides information about the key issues and
approaches relevant to the employability of different participant
groups, and barriers they may face.
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The 2011 census figures show that 523,000 (or 15% of) working
age people in Scotland have a long-term activity-limiting health
problem or disability.
Individuals with mental health problems can often find it
difficult to obtain and sustain paid employment.
Working women contribute significantly to the Scottish economy
but they can face particular challenges. Information and the Gender
Pay Gap Action Plan.
This section looks at relationships between work, poverty and
health and the impacts on people's lives.
Within this section you'll find further information on Tackling
Poverty and how this links wiht employability.