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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 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 Reserved Public Sector Reserved Public Sector (Excluding Financial Institutions) Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector Reserved Public Sector Reserved Public Sector (Excluding Financial Institutions)
Q4 1999 551,200 474,400 76,700 76,700 460,200 387,100 73,100 73,100
Q4 2007 598,900 526,400 72,500 72,500 507,100 438,700 68,400 68,400
Q4 2008 647,100 527,000 120,100 77,500 551,900 439,800 112,100 72,800
Q4 2009 634,700 522,300 112,400 76,700 542,600 437,900 104,700 72,100
Q4 2010 615,700 509,500 106,200 72,800 526,700 427,800 98,900 68,200
Q4 2011 590,400 489,700 100,800 69,400 506,200 412,500 93,700 64,900
Q4 2012 580,100 485,100 94,900 66,200 499,500 411,100 88,400 62,100
Q4 2013 566,300 485,600 80,600 49,800 487,200 412,400 74,800 46,500
Change on year to:
Q4 2013 -13,800 500 -14,300 -16,400 -12,300 1,300 -13,600 -15,600
% change on year:
Q4 2013 -2.4% 0.1% -15.0% -24.8% -2.5% 0.3% -15.4% -25.1%

Notes:

1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. 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 in Table 4).
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).

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

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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