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Publication - Statistics Publication

Public Sector Employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2017

Published: 21 Mar 2018
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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Contents
Public Sector Employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2017
Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

32 page PDF

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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 2,4 Department for International Development Scotland Office Other Civil Service 2,3
Q4 2011 30,000 5,100 9,900 10,400 500 80 4,000
Q4 2012 28,400 4,300 9,400 11,700 500 60 2,400
Q4 2013 27,300 4,000 9,200 11,000 600 70 2,400
Q4 2014 25,200 4,000 8,200 10,000 600 80 2,300
Q4 2015 25,300 3,900 8,900 9,600 600 70 2,200
Q4 2016 25,400 4,000 9,000 9,500 700 70 2,100
Q4 2017 25,200 4,100 8,800 9,400 800 80 2,100
Change on year to:
Q4 2017 -150 60 -200 -170 120 0 40
% change on year:
Q4 2017 -0.6% 1.5% -2.2% -1.8% 17.7% 1.4% 1.7%

Notes:

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, with the exception of the Scotland Office figures, which have been rounded to the nearest ten. 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. 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Chancellor’s Other Departments, Department for International Trade, Department of Health, HM Treasury, National Crime Agency, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, Office of Rail and Road, UK Export Finance, UK Statistics Authority and Cabinet Office .


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