Publication - Statistics

PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND STATISTICS FOR 4TH QUARTER 2014

Published: 18 Mar 2015
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781785442278

The statistics in this release are 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 December 2014. The publication includes information on public sector employment in Scotland with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).

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PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND STATISTICS FOR 4TH QUARTER 2014
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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 Sector2 Reserved Public Sector3 Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector2 Reserved Public Sector3
Q4 1999 551,200 474,400 76,700 460,200 387,100 73,100
Q4 2008r 650,100 527,000 123,100 554,800 439,700 115,100
Q4 2009r 637,600 522,300 115,300 545,500 437,900 107,600
Q4 2010r 618,700 509,500 109,300 529,700 427,800 101,900
Q4 2011r 593,400 489,700 103,700 509,100 412,500 96,600
Q4 2012r 583,000 485,100 97,900 502,400 411,000 91,400
Q4 2013r 569,200 485,700 83,500 489,700 412,100 77,700
Q4 2014r 545,100 487,800 57,300 467,000 413,200 53,700
Change on year to:
Q4 2014 -24,100 2,100 -26,200 -22,700 1,200 -23,900
% change on year:
Q4 2014 -4.2% 0.4% -31.4% -4.6% 0.3% -30.8%

r - Revision to figures due to reclassifications
Notes:
1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. Percentages are based on unrounded figures.
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).
4. Detailed tables showing a full time series of data - all quarters back to Q1 1999 - are available to download from the Public Sector Employment Websection:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Labour-Market/PublicSectorEmployment


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