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West Dunbartonshire

Partnership Info

Area Overview

  • Population: 89,600
  • Size: 159 square kilometres
  • Location: Central Scotland

Key contact:

Community Planning Partnership Aims & Structures
Details of these can be found within the Community Planning West Dunbartonshire website.

Local Employability Website
Information can be found on the Working 4 U website.

Management Information System
Iconi Westlink - functions include baseline client data, client assessment - eligibility, equality barriers benefits, client assessment, referrals and tracking, Client notes, financial support, Qualitative/fiancial reports.  It has 117 users across West Dunbartonshire Employability Programme used by all 16 projects.

Key Documents

Employability Strategies / Action Plans / Business Plans

West Dunbartonshire Youth Employment Activity Plan - January 2019

Poverty Strategies / Action Plans / Improvement Plans
To be updated…..

Related strategies / frameworks
To be updated…..

Youth Employability Activity (16-24 yr olds)
Local Authorities were asked to provide an overview of the activity being delivered in their area to support young people toward and into work. A pipeline mapping document was produced during 2012 and will be updated when necessary by the Local Authority.  


NOMIS Local Authority Labour Market Profiles
The  West Dunbartonshire 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:

  • Local Authority LMI Profile including; employment rates, claimant count unemployment, top 10 vacancies by occupation and youth unemployment
  • More Choices, More Changes report  including; 16-19 year olds not in employment, education or training
  • School Leaver Desitination Return and Skills Intervention Report

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS)
SNS 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.

Community Health Partnership Profile

Case Studies

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

to be added…

Further Information

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



Local Services

Will appear here.

Contact us

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