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Argyll and Bute

Partnership Info

Area Overview

  • Population: (c) 86,800
  • Location: West Coast of Scotland
  • Size: 2182 square kilometres

Key Contacts

Local Employability Website
Within the employability section of the Argyll and Bute Council website, you can find details of the team and services offered across this area. 

Community Planning Partnership Aims and Structures
Argyll and Bute Single Outcome Agreement 2012-2013

Further area profile, policy and partnership information for the area can be found on the Argyll and Bute Council Website

Management Information System
Argyll and Bute are currently in the process of developing an MIS system

Key Documents

Employability Strategies / Action Plans / Business Plans

Argyll and Bute Youth Strategic Skills Pipeline - October 2014

Argyll and Bute Youth Employment Activity Plan - February 2019  


NOMIS Local Authority Labour Market Profiles

The  Argyll and Bute Labour Market Profile brings together data from several sources, and includes information on employment/ unemployment,  economic inactivity,  employment by occupation, qualifications, earnings by residence, out-of-work benefits and jobs (total jobs/ employee jobs). 

Skills Development Scotland  
Skills Development Scotland have prepared local labour market information and intelligence for each of the unitary authorities in Scotland that includes:

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS)
Argyll and ButeSNS Standard Area Profile covers a range of small area statistics including information on health, education, poverty, unemployment, housing, population, crime and social / community issues at the data zone level and above. The provide standard reports and more in detail reports to your own specificiations.

Community Health Partnership Profile

Assurance and improvements plans 2012-15
Assurance and Improvement Plans set out an assessment of performance risks for each council in Scotland.  AIPs are valuable at highlighting themes about which councils should be working to provide themselves - as well as their LAN - with assurance that risks to performance are being managed effectively. Please follow the link to view the Argyle and Bute Assurance and Improvement Plan.

Case Studies

Here you can read case studies giving details of different programmes and success stories in the area:

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Further Information

Here you can find documents and news stories about initiatives that have taken place in the local area.


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Local services

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If you have anything that you would like added or amended on any of these pages please 'contact us'.