Economic Contribution

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The brewing and pub industries support the employment of 60,000 people in Scotland. Some 72 per cent of these people are directly employed in the industry, and of these, 40 per cent are aged under 25. Individuals working in these jobs earn a combined £767 million per year.

The industry contributes £1.6 billion to the Scottish economy and generates £972 million in tax revenues, with annual investment of £69 million.

More information about the economic contribution of brewing and pubs in Scotland, based on Westminster constituency boundaries, can be found on the beer and pub jobs website, here.

For Scottish Parliament regional data on beer and pubs, click here.

For Scottish Parliament constituency data on beer and pubs, click here.