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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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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2016
Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

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Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Reserved Civil Service
Total Reserved Civil Service Ministry of Defence HM Revenue and Customs Department for Work and Pensions 2 Department for International Development Scotland Office Other Civil Service 2,3
Q4 2010 31,000 5,700 9,600 11,300 500 70 3,800
Q4 2011 30,300 5,100 9,900 10,400 500 80 4,300
Q4 2012 28,800 4,300 9,400 11,700 500 60 2,700
Q4 2013 27,700 4,000 9,200 11,000 600 70 2,700
Q4 2014 25,400 4,000 8,200 10,000 600 80 2,500
Q4 2015 25,500 3,900 8,900 9,600 600 70 2,400
Q4 2016 25,600 4,000 9,000 9,500 700 70 2,300
Change on year to:
Q4 2016 60 160 80 -90 50 0 -140
% change on year:
Q4 2016 0.2% 4.0% 0.9% -0.9% 8.0% 5.7% -5.8%

Notes:

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, with the exception of the Scotland Office figures. Change on year rounded to the nearest ten. Percentages are based on unrounded figures.

2. From Q3 2012 DWP includes CMEC staff.
From Q4 2008 Staff, employed in the Child Support Agency within DWP, transferred to the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission ( CMEC). CMEC is an Non-Departmental Public Body. However, CMEC staff were included in the 'Other Civil Service' category as staff have retained their civil service contracts. From Q3 2012 CMEC staff have moved into DWP again.

3. Other Civil Service includes Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Department for Transport, Food Standards Agency (until 31 March 2015), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Business, Innovation and Skills, Energy and Climate Change, Chancellor's Other Departments and Other Cabinet Office Agencies.


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