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Publication - Statistics publication

Public Sector Employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2017

Published: 21 Mar 2018
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781788517355

Employment snapshot statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies as at December 2017.

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32 page PDF

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Supporting files

Contents
Public Sector Employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2017
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 2011 607,300 503,900 103,400 520,800 424,500 96,300
Q4 2012 596,900 499,800 97,000 514,300 423,600 90,700
Q4 2013 584,500 501,400 83,200 502,800 425,400 77,300
Q4 2014 560,800 503,500 57,300 480,200 426,700 53,500
Q4 2015 560,400 503,200 57,300 479,300 425,600 53,700
Q4 2016 558,200 501,900 56,400 477,500 424,600 53,000
Q4 2017 559,900 504,300 55,700 479,200 426,900 52,400
Change on year to:
Q4 2017 1,700 2,390 -680 1,690 2,300 -610
% change on year:
Q4 2017 0.3% 0.5% -1.2% 0.4% 0.5% -1.2%

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. Totals may not equal the sum of individual parts due to rounding.

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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