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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2016

Published: 15 Mar 2017
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786528513

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

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30 page PDF

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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2016
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
Q4 1999 551,200 474,400 76,700 460,200 387,100 73,100
Q4 2010 624,600 509,900 114,700 534,700 427,900 106,800
Q4 2011 593,700 489,900 103,700 509,100 412,500 96,600
Q4 2012 582,700 485,300 97,400 502,100 411,200 91,000
Q4 2013 569,800 486,300 83,500 490,100 412,500 77,700
Q4 2014 545,800 488,300 57,500 467,300 413,600 53,700
Q4 2015 545,200 487,700 57,500 466,200 412,400 53,800
Q4 2016 542,500 485,900 56,600 463,800 410,700 53,100
Change on year to:
Q4 2016 -2,680 -1,780 -900 -2,370 -1,680 -690
% change on year:
Q4 2016 -0.5% -0.4% -1.6% -0.5% -0.4% -1.3%

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.

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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