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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for second quarter 2017

Published: 13 Sep 2017
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781788512244

Employment statistics snapshot based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies as of June 2017.

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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for second 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
Q2 1999 545,600 470,900 74,700 456,000 384,700 71,300
Q2 2011 604,200 498,500 105,700 517,400 419,000 98,400
Q2 2012 587,500 489,200 98,300 503,500 412,100 91,400
Q2 2013 585,000 486,100 98,900 503,700 411,900 91,900
Q2 2014 547,500 488,200 59,300 469,000 413,600 55,400
Q2 2015 545,400 488,100 57,300 465,800 412,300 53,500
Q2 2016 544,800 486,700 58,100 465,900 411,400 54,500
Q2 2017 543,600 486,600 57,000 465,300 411,700 53,600
Change on year to:
Q2 2017 -1,190 -100 -1,090 -670 240 -910
% change on year:
Q2 2017 -0.2% 0.0% -1.9% -0.1% 0.1% -1.7%

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: Tom Pennock, thomas.pennock@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG