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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 9: Total reserved public sector employment by sector; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Total Reserved
Public Sector
Civil Service Public Bodies Armed Forces Public Corporations Public Sector
Financial Institutions
Q4 1999 73,100 31,900 5,600 15,100 20,500
Q4 2007 68,400 30,900 6,500 12,200 18,800
Q4 2008 112,100 30,500 7,400 12,000 22,900
Q4 2009 104,700 31,100 6,600 11,900 22,500 32,600
Q4 2010 98,900 28,500 6,900 12,300 20,500 30,700
Q4 2011 93,700 27,600 6,600 11,600 19,100 28,800
Q4 2012 88,400 26,000 6,700 10,900 18,500 26,400
Q4 2013 74,800 24,900 6,300 10,900 4,500 28,300
Change on year to:
Q4 2013 -13,600 -1,100 -400 0 -14,000 2,000
% change on year:
Q4 2013 -15.4% -4.2% -6.4% -0.1% -75.6% 7.5%

Notes:

1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. Percentages are based on unrounded figures.

2. Public sector financial institutions include Northern Rock (classified to the public sector from Q4 2007), Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc and Lloyds Banking Group plc (both classified to the public sector from Q4 2008).

3. Where the change on the year is less than 50 this rounds to '0'.

4. Since Q3 2013 Royal Mail Plc and Direct Line Group have been reclassified as former public corporations into private sector

5. 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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