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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-11127: Harper, Emma (South Scotland)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 7 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many non-UK EU nationals work in Scotland (a) as veterinarians and (b) in other professions, and what information it has regarding how many have been resident for fewer than five years.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 25 September 2017

128,000 non-UK EU nationals were in employment in Scotland in 2016. This estimate is obtained from the Annual Population Survey, January to December 2016. There is no information available on the number of non-UK EU national veterinarians who work in Scotland or information on nationality by years of residence from this source.