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Area Overview

  • Population: (c) 51,400
  • Location: East Central Scotland
  • Size: 159 square kilometres

Of the 32 Local Authorities in Scotland, Clackmannanshire has the 29th highest population, with 62.9% of residents being of working age, between 16-64 years old.

As of December 2018, 24,600 Clackmannanshire residents were economically active, with resident earnings around £82.50 below the national weekly average.

Between January and December 2017 there was 3,300 workless households in the Clackmannanshire Local Authority area.

This data and more detailed information on topics like, Economy, Health, housing, Crime, Safety and Education in the Clackmannanshire area is available at;

Community Planning Partnership Aims and Structures

The role of the Clackmannanshire Local Employability Partnership (LEP) is to promote, support and add value to employability services in Clackmannanshire. For more information on the LEP, click here.

The Clackmannanshire Alliance is the Community Planning Partnership.

City Region Deals

The Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region is a collaborative regional partnership between Stirling and Clackmannanshire Councils. The two Local Authorities which constitute this city region have joined together with the local university, regional college and the business community. They have worked together to develop a coherent package of proposals that they consider will deliver a transformative step change to the region's economy, including a significant improvement to its inclusivityby valuing the productive capacity of all of its places and people. Further information on the Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal can be found here.

Management Information System

Clackmannanshire currently use Hanlon - features include client tracking, employer and vacancy details, performance managment, reporting.

Key Documents

Employability Strategies / Action Plans / Business Plans


NOMIS Local Authority Labour Market Profiles

The  Clackmannanshire 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:

Small Area Statistics

Small Area Statistics - Clackmannanshire 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.

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation

The SIMD provides detail of small areas of multiple deprivation in Scotland. This data allows for effective targetting of policies and funding , where the objective is to target clusters of multiple deprivation.

Community Health Partnership Profile

Case Studies


 Local Services

Clackmannanshire Works is the Council's employability service which delivers a range of programmes and services to support local people into work. Click here for furtner information.

For further information on employability services in Clackmannanshire, please see Clackmannanshire Employability Services Directory.




Local Employability Lead: Jane Adamson

MCMC Lead: Lorraine Sanda 

Community Learning & Development Lead: Mary Fox 

Local College(s): Forth Valley College




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