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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2017

Published: 13 Dec 2017
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781788515146

Statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies.

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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth 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
Q3 1999 546,400 471,700 74,700 457,600 386,400 71,200
Q3 2011 r 609,400 505,700 103,800 523,000 426,600 96,400
Q3 2012 r 597,400 500,600 96,800 513,100 423,100 90,000
Q3 2013 r 597,500 499,600 97,900 514,700 423,700 90,900
Q3 2014 r 560,200 502,300 57,800 479,900 425,900 54,100
Q3 2015 r 559,800 502,800 57,000 479,400 426,000 53,400
Q3 2016 r 557,800 501,000 56,800 477,900 424,500 53,300
Q3 2017 559,600 503,100 56,400 479,400 426,300 53,000
Change on year to:
Q3 2017 1,790 2,140 -350 1,510 1,820 -300
% change on year:
Q3 2017 0.3% 0.4% -0.6% 0.3% 0.4% -0.6%

r = revision due to addition of Registered Social Landlords as a public corporation and Community Safety Glasgow as a local government body. Other civil service (reserved public sector) has also been updated.
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).


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