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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2016

Published: 15 Jun 2016
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786523174

Statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies.

32 page PDF

799.6kB

32 page PDF

799.6kB

Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2016
2. Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility; Headcount (see Table 3)

32 page PDF

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2. Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility; Headcount (see Table 3)

The devolved public sector covers those bodies which are the responsibility of the Scottish Government or Scottish Parliament while the reserved public sector in Scotland covers those bodies for which the UK Government has ministerial responsibility.

Figure 2: Make-up of the Scottish Public Sector, Q1 2016, Headcount [3]

Figure 2: Make-up of the Scottish Public Sector, Q1 2016, Headcount[3]

Changes in the devolved and reserved public sector are explored in more detail in sections 3 and 4 respectively.

Chart 3 below shows how the decrease of 700 seen for the overall public sector in Scotland is split between the devolved and reserved public sector. Chart 3 also shows the estimated impact of removing major reclassifications from the series.

Chart 3: Annual Change (from Q1 2015 to Q1 2016) in Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility, Headcount

Chart 3: Annual Change (from Q1 2015 to Q1 2016) in Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility, Headcount


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