beta

You're viewing our new website - find out more

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
Table 1: Number of people employed by public and private sector; Scotland, Headcount

31 page PDF

863.3kB

Table 1: Number of people employed by public and private sector; Scotland, Headcount

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Total Employment 6 Private Sector 2 Public Sector Estimated Private Sectorincluding major reclassifications 3, 4 Estimated Public Sectorexcluding major reclassifications 3, 5
Level Level Percentage of total employment Level Percentage of total employment Level Percentage of total employment Level Percentage of total employment
Q2 1999 2,245,000 1,699,100 75.7% 545,600 24.3% 1,717,600 76.5% 527,100 23.5%
Q2 2010 2,457,000 1,824,800 74.3% 632,500 25.7% 1,883,100 76.6% 574,100 23.4%
Q2 2011 2,506,000 1,901,500 75.9% 604,200 24.1% 1,954,200 78.0% 551,400 22.0%
Q2 2012 2,479,000 1,891,400 76.3% 587,500 23.7% 1,940,100 78.3% 538,800 21.7%
Q2 2013 2,536,000 1,951,400 76.9% 585,000 23.1% 2,002,300 78.9% 534,200 21.1%
Q2 2014 2,597,000 2,049,600 78.9% 547,500 21.1% 2,063,700 79.5% 533,500 20.5%
Q2 2015 2,597,000 2,051,200 79.0% 545,400 21.0% 2,065,000 79.5% 531,600 20.5%
Q2 2016 2,630,000 2,084,800 79.3% 545,100 20.7% 2,099,300 79.8% 530,500 20.2%
Change on year to:
Q2 2016 33,220 33,600 0.3 p.p. -380 -0.3 p.p. 34,320 0.3 p.p. -1,100 -0.3 p.p.
% change on year:
Q2 2016 1.3% 1.6% -0.1% 1.7% -0.2%

Notes:

p.p. - percentage points

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, unless otherwise stated. Change on year rounded to the nearest ten.

2. Private sector is derived as the difference between the Labour Force Survey 'Total employment' workforce based estimate for the whole of Scotland (not seasonally adjusted) and the public sector estimate (derived from individual organisation statistical returns).

3. Major reclassifications include: Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Lloyds Banking Group plc, Northern Rock plc, Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance, Lloyds Bank Asset Finance, Scottish Widows, Direct Line, Royal Mail Group plc, Post Office Ltd (until Q2 2006) and Network Rail.

4. Private sector including major reclassifications includes the figures for the above organisations in the private sector series when they were part of the public sector.

5. Public sector excluding major reclassifications excludes the figures for the above organisations from the public sector series when they were part of the public sector.

6. Figures are rounded to the nearest thousand.

7. Detailed tables showing a full time series of data - all quarters back to Q1 1999 - are available to download from the Public Sector Employment Websection: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Labour-Market/PublicSectorEmployment


Contact

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