Publication - Statistics

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2018

Published: 12 Jun 2018
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788519380

A snapshot of employment as at March 2018 with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).

33 page PDF

1.4 MB

33 page PDF

1.4 MB

Supporting files

Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2018
Table 3: Public sector employment by devolved and reserved sector; Scotland, Headcount and Full-time equivalent

33 page PDF

1.4 MB

Supporting files

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
Q1 1999 545,500 471,100 74,400 455,300 384,100 71,200
Q1 2012 605,600 505,600 100,000 518,100 425,200 92,900
Q1 2013 598,600 502,500 96,100 514,500 425,100 89,400
Q1 2014 563,400 503,200 60,200 482,000 425,800 56,200
Q1 2015 561,600 505,300 56,300 479,600 427,000 52,600
Q1 2016 562,000 504,000 58,100 480,600 426,100 54,500
Q1 2017 558,900 502,800 56,100 477,600 424,900 52,700
Q1 2018 561,300 505,500 55,800 479,500 427,000 52,500
Change on year to:
Q1 2018 2,430 2,740 -320 1,870 2,100 -230
% change on year:
Q1 2018 0.4% 0.5% -0.6% 0.4% 0.5% -0.4%

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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