Publication - Statistics

National Statistics Publication - Public Sector Employment in Scotland - Q2 2013

Published: 11 Sep 2013
ISBN:
9781782568346

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). 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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Contents
National Statistics Publication - Public Sector Employment in Scotland - Q2 2013
Table 3: Public sector employment by devolved and reserved sector; Scotland, Headcount and Full-time equivalent

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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 Sector Reserved Public Sector Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector Reserved Public Sector
Q2 1999 545,600 470,900 74,700 456,000 384,700 71,300
Q2 2007 596,400 524,900 71,500 502,900 435,500 67,400
Q2 2008 596,900 525,400 71,500 506,100 438,900 67,200
Q2 2009 636,600 522,400 114,200 544,800 438,500 106,400
Q2 2010 627,300 518,200 109,100 536,100 434,500 101,700
Q2 2011 602,100 499,300 102,800 514,700 419,200 95,500
Q2 2012 584,500 489,000 95,500 500,600 412,100 88,500
Q2 2013 578,600 486,000 92,600 498,000 412,200 85,800
Change on year to:
Q2 2013 -6,000 -3,000 -3,000 -2,600 200 -2,800
% change on year:
Q2 2013 -1.0% -0.6% -3.1% -0.5% 0.0% -3.1%

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 in Table 4).
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).

3. Public sector financial institutions include Northern Rock (classified to the public sector from Q4 2007), Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, HBOS/Lloyds Banking Group plc (both classified to the public sector from Q4 2008) Lloyds TSB Commercial Banking. Those organisation classified as Public Sector Financial Institutions and SIC 64.

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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