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Public sector employment: statistics for 1st Quarter 2020

Statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies carried out by the Scottish Government and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is a snapshot of employment as at March 2020.

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Public sector employment: statistics for 1st Quarter 2020
Table 5: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount 1,2

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Table 5: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount 1,2

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Devolved Civil Service
Total Devolved Civil Service Scottish Government Core Directorates (excluding Agencies) Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Scottish Government Agencies Non-Ministerial Departments
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
Q1 2019 18,700 6,700 1,800 6,500 3,600
Q1 2020 21,100 7,400 2,000 8,000 3,800
Change on year to:
Q1 2020 2,460 680 130 1,450 200
% change on year:
Q1 2020 13.1% 10.2% 6.9% 22.2% 5.5%

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. For further information on interpreting these series, see the series reclassification guide or background notes of the publication.


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