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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.

31 page PDF

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31 page PDF

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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2017
Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

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Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Reserved Civil Service
Total Reserved Civil Service Ministry of Defence HM Revenue and Customs Department for Work and Pensions 2 Department for International Development Scotland Office Other Civil Service 2,3
Q1 2011 31,600 5,700 9,900 11,100 500 70 4,400
Q1 2012 29,800 4,800 9,800 10,300 500 70 4,300
Q1 2013 28,500 4,100 9,400 11,600 600 70 2,700
Q1 2014 26,800 4,000 9,000 10,700 600 70 2,500
Q1 2015 25,500 3,900 8,300 10,100 600 80 2,600
Q1 2016 25,700 3,900 9,100 9,600 600 70 2,300
Q1 2017 25,500 4,100 8,700 9,600 700 80 2,300
Change on year to:
Q1 2017 -160 190 -400 -30 80 0 0
% change on year:
Q1 2017 -0.6% 4.8% -4.4% -0.3% 12.8% 2.7% 0.0%

Notes:

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, with the exception of the Scotland Office figures, which have been rounded to the nearest ten. 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. From Q3 2012 DWP includes CMEC staff.
From Q4 2008 Staff, employed in the Child Support Agency within DWP, transferred to the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission ( CMEC). CMEC is an Non-Departmental Public Body. However, CMEC staff were included in the 'Other Civil Service' category as staff have retained their civil service contracts. From Q3 2012 CMEC staff have moved into DWP again.

3. Other Civil Service includes Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Department for Transport, Food Standards Agency (until 31 March 2015), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Business, Innovation and Skills, Energy and Climate Change, Chancellor's Other Departments and Other Cabinet Office Agencies.


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