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 11: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

33 page PDF

1.4 MB

Supporting files

Table 11: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

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
Q1 2012 26,800 4,700 8,600 9,300 500 70 3,600
Q1 2013 25,500 4,000 8,300 10,300 500 70 2,300
Q1 2014 23,900 3,900 7,800 9,400 600 70 2,100
Q1 2015 22,800 3,800 7,300 8,900 600 70 2,200
Q1 2016 23,100 3,800 8,100 8,600 600 70 1,900
Q1 2017 23,000 4,000 7,700 8,600 700 70 2,000
Q1 2018 22,700 4,000 7,600 8,200 800 70 2,000
Change on year to:
Q1 2018 -360 20 -170 -330 130 0 0
% change on year:
Q1 2018 -1.6% 0.5% -2.2% -3.9% 18.4% 4.2% -0.2%

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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