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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2017

Published: 14 Jun 2017
Part of:
Economy, Public sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788510370

Employment snapshot statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies as at June 2016.

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31 page PDF

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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2017
Table 3: Public sector employment by devolved and reserved sector; Scotland, Headcount and Full-time equivalent

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Table 3: Public sector employment by devolved and reserved sector; Scotland, Headcount and Full-time equivalent

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Headcount Full-time equivalent
Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector 2 Reserved Public Sector 3 Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector 2 Reserved Public Sector 3
Q1 1999 545,500 471,100 74,400 455,300 384,100 71,200
Q1 2011 620,500 513,100 107,400 526,500 426,200 100,300
Q1 2012 591,800 491,500 100,400 506,300 413,100 93,200
Q1 2013 584,200 487,800 96,400 502,200 412,500 89,700
Q1 2014 548,500 488,000 60,400 469,200 412,800 56,400
Q1 2015 546,600 490,100 56,500 466,700 413,900 52,800
Q1 2016 546,400 488,100 58,300 467,300 412,700 54,600
Q1 2017 543,000 486,800 56,300 464,000 411,200 52,800
Change on year to:
Q1 2017 -3,370 -1,370 -2,000 -3,310 -1,520 -1,790
% change on year:
Q1 2017 -0.6% -0.3% -3.4% -0.7% -0.4% -3.3%

Notes:

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. Change on year rounded to the nearest ten. Percentages are based on unrounded figures. Totals may not equal the sum of individual parts due to rounding.

2. Devolved Public Sector consists of the following staff groups: Civil Service, Other Public Bodies, NHS, Further Education Colleges, Local Government and Public Corporations (as shown in Table 4).

3. Reserved Public Sector consists of the following staff groups: Civil Service, Public Bodies, Armed Forces, Public Corporations, Public Sector Financial Institutions (as shown in Table 5).


Contact

Email: Thomas Pennock

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