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 6: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

33 page PDF

1.4 MB

Supporting files

Table 6: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Devolved Civil Service
Total Devolved Civil Service 3,4 Scottish Government Core Directorates (excluding Agencies) Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Scottish Government Agencies 2,3 Non-Ministerial Departments 5
Q1 2012 16,600 5,200 1,700 6,700 3,100
Q1 2013 16,600 5,100 1,700 6,800 3,000
Q1 2014 16,900 5,300 1,700 7,000 2,900
Q1 2015 17,500 5,400 1,700 7,300 3,100
Q1 2016 16,900 5,400 1,700 6,400 3,400
Q1 2017 17,000 5,500 1,700 6,300 3,500
Q1 2018 17,400 5,900 1,700 6,100 3,600
Change on year to:
Q1 2018 420 450 -20 -120 100
% change on year:
Q1 2018 2.5% 8.3% -1.3% -1.8% 2.9%

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. From Q4 2011, NHS has responsibility for employing Healthcare staff within prisons. Previously, these people were employed directly by the Scottish Prison Service ( SPS). In Q2 2012 1,491 & 1062.1 FTE / headcount staff transferred from Highland Council to NHS Highland.

3. Historic Scotland is no longer part of the Civil Service (Q4 2015). Historic Scotland merged with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland to become Historic Environment Scotland, a non-departmental public body.

4. From Q1 2015, Revenue Scotland (new body established on 1st January 2015) has been included as part of the devolved civil service. From Q2 2015, Food Standards Scotland (new body as of 1st April 2015) has been included as part of the devolved civil service. Therefore, Food Standards Agency is no longer included in the reserved civil service.

5. From Q2 2017, the Non-Ministerial Departments figures include the Scottish Fiscal Commission.


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