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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 10: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

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Table 10: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Devolved Civil Service
Total Devolved Civil Service 3,4 Scottish Government Core Directorates (excluding Agencies) Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Scottish Government Agencies 2,3 Non-Ministerial Departments 5
Q2 2011 16,300 5,100 1,600 6,500 3,100
Q2 2012 15,800 4,900 1,500 6,500 2,800
Q2 2013 15,900 4,900 1,600 6,800 2,700
Q2 2014 16,300 5,100 1,600 7,000 2,700
Q2 2015 16,900 5,000 1,600 7,200 3,100
Q2 2016 16,000 5,200 1,600 6,000 3,200
Q2 2017 16,100 5,300 1,600 5,900 3,300
Change on year to:
Q2 2017 160 110 -10 -130 180
% change on year:
Q2 2017 1.0% 2.2% -0.6% -2.1% 5.9%

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. From Q4 2011, NHS has responsibility for employing Healthcare staff within prisons. Previously, these people were employed directly by the Scottish Prison Service ( SPS). In Q2 2012 1,491 & 1062.1 FTE / headcount staff transferred from Highland Council to NHS Highland.

3. Historic Scotland is no longer part of the Civil Service (Q4 2015). Historic Scotland merged with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland to become Historic Environment Scotland, a non-departmental public body.

4. From Q1 2015, Revenue Scotland (new body established on 1st January 2015) has been included as part of the devolved civil service. From Q2 2015, Food Standards Scotland (new body as of 1st April 2015) has been included as part of the devolved civil service. Therefore, Food Standards Agency is no longer included in the reserved civil service.

5. From Q2 2017, the Non-Ministerial Departments figures include the Scottish Fiscal Commission.


Contact

Email: Tom Pennock, thomas.pennock@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
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