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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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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for third quarter 2016
2. Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility; Headcount (see Table 3)

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2. Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility; Headcount (see Table 3)

The devolved public sector covers those bodies which are the responsibility of the Scottish Government or Scottish Parliament while the reserved public sector in Scotland covers those bodies for which the UK Government has ministerial responsibility.

Figure 2: Make-up of the Scottish Public Sector, Q3 2016, Headcount

Figure 2: Make-up of the Scottish Public Sector, Q3 2016, Headcount

Source: Public Sector Employment in Scotland, Quarter 3 2016

Changes in the devolved and reserved public sector are explored in more detail in sections 3 and 4 respectively.

Chart 3 below shows how the decrease of 2,530 seen for the overall public sector in Scotland is split between the devolved and reserved public sector. Chart 3 also shows the estimated impact of removing major reclassifications from the series.

Chart 3: Annual Change (from Q3 2015 to Q3 2016) in Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility, Headcount

Chart 3: Annual Change (from Q3 2015 to Q3 2016) in Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility, Headcount

Source: Public Sector Employment in Scotland, Quarter 3 2016

Note: Totals may not equal the sum of individual parts due to rounding


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