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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

810.5kB

31 page PDF

810.5kB

Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2017
2. Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility; Headcount (see Tables 3, 4 and 5)

31 page PDF

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2. Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility; Headcount (see Tables 3, 4 and 5)

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 2017, Headcount

Figure 2: Make-up of the Scottish Public Sector, Q1 2017, Headcount

Source: Public Sector Employment in Scotland, Quarter 1 2017

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 3,370 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 2016 to Q1 2017) in Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility, Headcount

Chart 3: Annual Change (from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017) in Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility, Headcount

Source: Public Sector Employment in Scotland, Quarter 1 2017

Note: Totals may not equal the sum of individual parts due to rounding


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