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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.

30 page PDF

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30 page PDF

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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2016
2. Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility; Headcount

30 page PDF

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2. Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility; Headcount

(see Tables 3, 4 and 5)

The devolved public sector covers those bodies which are the responsibility of the Scottish Government or Scottish Parliament while the reserved public sector in Scotland covers those bodies for which the UK Government has ministerial responsibility.

Figure 2: Make-up of the Scottish Public Sector, Q4 2016, Headcount
Figure 2: Make-up of the Scottish Public Sector, Q4 2016, Headcount

Source: Public Sector Employment in Scotland, Quarter 4 2016

Changes in the devolved and reserved public sector are explored in more detail in sections 3 and 4 respectively.

Chart 3 below shows how the decrease of 2,680 seen for the overall public sector in Scotland is split between the devolved and reserved public sector. Chart 3 also shows the estimated impact of removing major reclassifications from the series.

Chart 3: Annual Change (from Q4 2015 to Q4 2016) in Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility, Headcount
Chart 3: Annual Change (from Q4 2015 to Q4 2016) in Public Sector Employment by Devolved and Reserved Responsibility, Headcount
Source: Public Sector Employment in Scotland, Quarter 4 2016
Note: Totals may not equal the sum of individual parts due to rounding


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