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Education Scotland staff sick absence statistics from 2018 onwards: FOI release

Published: 22 Dec 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
22 Dec 2021
Education Scotland staff sick absence statistics from 2018 onwards: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100252595
Date received: 3 Nov 2021
Date responded: 1 Dec 2021
Information requested

The total number of days of employee sickness for the years:

  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021 (to date)
Response

Please see the table below which provides the information you have requested. Although, it should be noted that this does not account for the number of employees we have.

Year Total number of days of employee
sickness
2018 1121
2019 1137
2020 1861
2021 2009

For information, the Annual reports and accounts which are published on our website provide the staff employed figures for the above years.

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