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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National Statistics Publication - Public Sector Employment in Scotland - Q2 2013
4. Reserved public sector employment in Scotland; Headcount (Table 5)

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4. Reserved public sector employment in Scotland; Headcount (Table 5)

This section provides a summary of reserved public sector employment which includes:

  • Reserved Civil Service (Section 5 for more detailed breakdowns);
  • Armed Forces;
  • Reserved Public Corporations;
  • Public Sector Financial Institutions (which covers Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, Lloyds Banking Group plc and Northern Rock plc);
  • Other Reserved Public Bodies (which covers Non-Departmental Bodies and other bodies).

The number of people employed in the reserved public sector decreased by 3,000 (3.1%) to 92,600 in Q2 2013. Chart 6 shows the make-up of the reserved public sector as at Q2 2013.

Chart 5: Breakdown of reserved public sector employment by sector, Headcount, Q2 2013

Chart 5: Breakdown of reserved public sector employment by sector, Headcount, Q2 2013

Employment levels in all categories of the reserved public sector but the armed forces have decreased over the last year:

  • Reserved Civil Service down by 1,200 (4.0%);
  • Public Corporations down by 900 (5.2%);
  • Financial Institutions down by 500 (1.5%);
  • Public Bodies down 500 (7.3%), and;

While:

  • Armed Forces increased by 100 (0.9%).

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