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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for second quarter 2016

Published: 14 Sep 2016
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786524645

A view of public sector employment up to June 2016.

31 page PDF

863.3kB

31 page PDF

863.3kB

Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for second quarter 2016
4. Reserved Public Sector Employment in Scotland; Headcount (see Table 5)

31 page PDF

863.3kB

4. Reserved Public Sector Employment in Scotland; Headcount (see Table 5)

This section provides a summary of reserved public sector employment which includes:

  • Reserved Civil Service (see section 5);
  • Armed Forces;
  • Reserved Public Corporations and Public Sector Financial Institutions;
  • Other Reserved Public Bodies (which covers Non-Departmental Bodies and other bodies).

The number of people employed in the reserved public sector increased by 1,090 (+1.9%) to 58,400 in Q2 2016.

The estimated reserved public sector excluding the effects of the major reclassifications would have increased by 370 (+0.9%) from 43,500 in Q2 2015 to 43,900 in Q2 2016.

Chart 5 shows the composition of the reserved public sector as at Q2 2016.

Chart 5: Breakdown of Reserved Public Sector Employment by Sector, Headcount, Q2 2016

Chart 5: Breakdown of Reserved Public Sector Employment by Sector, Headcount, Q2 2016

Over the year:

  • Employment levels for the Reserved Civil Service decreased by 510 (-2.0%);
  • Employment levels for Public Corporations & Public Sector Financial Institutions [3] increased by 750 (+6.3%) from 12,000 in Q2 2015 to 12,700 in Q2 2016;
  • Employment levels for the Armed Forces increased by 820 (+8.7%);
  • Employment levels for Public Bodies remained fairly constant (increased by 30 (+0.3%)).

Contact

Email: Claire Gordon, Claire.Gordon@gov.scot