Scottish Government workforce statistics

Statistics related to the Scottish Government workforce.


This page contains statistics related to the Scottish Government workforce, including a quarterly publication on workforce and an annual publication on diversity and inclusion.

Scottish Government workforce information

This Official Statistics publication presents data on the Scottish Government's workforce for each quarter from 2012.

The statistics show:

  • numbers of directly employed staff by category
  • numbers of non-directly employed workers by category
  • staff sickness absence
  • staff diversity information.

Quarterly updates to the tables and charts in the publication are released in March, June, September, and December.

Diversity and inclusion statistics of the Scottish Government workforce

This Official Statistics publication presents statistics on the diversity of Scottish Government staff and the experiences of different demographic groups. Data is presented broken down by age, sex & gender, trans status, disability, ethnic group, religion, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

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