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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 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount
Not Seasonally Adjusted

  Reserved Civil Service
Total Reserved Civil Service Ministry of Defence HM Revenue and Customs Department for Work and Pensions 2 Department for International Development Scotland Office Other Civil Service 2,3
Q3 2010 31,400 5,800 9,700 11,600 500 70 3,900
Q3 2011 30,800 5,400 10,100 10,500 500 70 4,300
Q3 2012 29,000 4,400 9,400 10,300 500 60 4,200
Q3 2013 28,000 4,100 9,300 11,200 600 70 2,700
Q3 2014 25,600 4,000 8,300 10,000 600 80 2,500
Q3 2015 25,500 3,900 9,000 9,500 600 70 2,400
Q3 2016 25,400 4,000 8,700 9,600 700 80 2,300
Change on year to:
Q3 2016 -170 120 -290 90 40 10 -140
% change on year:
Q3 2016 -0.7% 3.1% -3.2% 1.0% 6.1% 8.1% -5.8%

Notes:
1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, with the exception of the Scotland Office figures. Change on year rounded to the nearest ten. Percentages are based on unrounded figures.
"2. From Q3 2012 DWP includes CMEC staff. From Q4 2008 Staff, employed in the Child Support Agency within DWP, transferred to the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission ( CMEC). CMEC is an Non-Departmental Public Body. However, CMEC staff were included in the 'Other Civil Service' category as staff have retained their civil service contracts. From Q3 2012 CMEC staff have moved into DWP again."
3. Other Civil Service includes Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Department for Transport, Food Standards Agency (until 31 March 2015), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Business, Innovation and Skills, Energy and Climate Change, Chancellor's Other Departments and Other Cabinet Office Agencies.
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.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Labour-Market/PublicSectorEmployment


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