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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for third quarter 2016

Published: 14 Dec 2016
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781786526878

Employment snapshot statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies as at September 2016.

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Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for third quarter 2016
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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
Q3 1999 546,400 471,700 74,700 457,600 386,400 71,200
Q3 2010 625,500 513,700 111,800 535,400 431,400 104,000
Q3 2011 595,900 491,800 104,100 511,400 414,700 96,700
Q3 2012 583,300 486,200 97,100 500,900 410,600 90,300
Q3 2013 582,900 484,600 98,200 502,100 410,800 91,300
Q3 2014 545,200 487,100 58,100 467,000 412,700 54,300
Q3 2015 544,700 487,500 57,200 466,400 412,800 53,600
Q3 2016 542,200 485,200 57,000 465,000 411,500 53,500
Change on year to:
Q3 2016 -2,530 -2,270 -270 -1,350 -1,250 -100
% change on year:
Q3 2016 -0.5% -0.5% -0.5% -0.3% -0.3% -0.2%

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.
"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)."
4. 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


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