Oil Industry Employment Jumps To Record Levels

"Aberdeen’s workforce has officially “bounced back” to near-record levels after plummeting during the oil and gas crash. New figures have confirmed the Granite City lost 9,000 workers as it witnessed the sharpest decline in employment rates in Scotland in 2016. However, just a year later it experienced the most dramatic increase in the country, rising by 8,300 employees. And the 123,900 workers in the city last year was the second highest on record, just a few hundred below its peak in 2015."