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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2013

Published: 19 Mar 2014
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781784122386

Employment snapshot statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies.

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Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2013
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Table 1: Number of people employed by public and private sector; Scotland, Headcount

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Total Employment Private Sector Public Sector Private Sector Public Sector
Including public sector financial institutions Excluding public sector financial institutions
Level Level Percentage of total employment Level Percentage of total employment Level Percentage of total employment Level Percentage of total employment
Q4 1999 2,276,000 1,725,000 75.8% 551,200 24.2% 1,725,000 75.8% 551,200 24.2%
Q4 2007 2,541,000 1,941,800 76.4% 598,900 23.6% 1,941,800 76.4% 598,900 23.6%
Q4 2008 2,532,000 1,885,300 74.4% 647,100 25.6% 1,927,900 76.1% 604,500 23.9%
Q4 2009 2,464,000 1,829,300 74.2% 634,700 25.8% 1,865,000 75.7% 599,000 24.3%
Q4 2010 2,480,000 1,864,300 75.2% 615,700 24.8% 1,897,800 76.5% 582,300 23.5%
Q4 2011 2,464,000 1,873,100 76.0% 590,400 24.0% 1,904,500 77.3% 559,000 22.7%
Q4 2012 2,468,000 1,888,400 76.5% 580,100 23.5% 1,917,100 77.7% 551,400 22.3%
Q4 2013 2,559,000 1,992,200 77.9% 566,300 22.1% 2,023,100 79.1% 535,400 20.9%
Change on year to:
Q4 2013 90,100 103,900 -13,800 106,000 -15,900
% change on year:
Q4 2013 3.6% 5.5% -2.4% 5.5% -2.9%

Notes:

1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. Total employment has been rounded to the nearest thousand.

2. Public sector financial institutions include Northern Rock (classified to the public sector from Q4 2007), Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, HMOS/Lloyds Banking Group plc (both classified to the public sector from Q4 2008), Lloyds TSB Commercial Banking. Those organisations classified as Public Sector Financial Institutions and SIC 64.

3. Public sector is derived as the difference between the Labour Force Survey 'total employment' workforce based estimate for the whole of Scotland (not seasonally adjusted) and the public sector estimate (derived from individual organisation statistical returns). For Q1 the Feb-Apr 2013 rolling estimate from the LFS was used.

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


Contact

Email: Susanne Ross

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

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