Publication - Statistics

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2018

Published: 12 Jun 2018
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788519380

A snapshot of employment as at March 2018 with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).

33 page PDF

1.4 MB

33 page PDF

1.4 MB

Supporting files

Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for first quarter 2018
Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

33 page PDF

1.4 MB

Supporting files

Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Reserved Civil Service
Total Reserved Civil Service Ministry of Defence HM Revenue and Customs Department for Work and Pensions 2,4 Department for International Development Scotland Office Other Civil Service 2,3
Q1 2012 29,500 4,800 9,800 10,300 500 70 3,900
Q1 2013 28,200 4,100 9,400 11,600 600 70 2,400
Q1 2014 26,600 4,000 9,000 10,700 600 70 2,300
Q1 2015 25,300 3,900 8,300 10,100 600 80 2,400
Q1 2016 25,500 3,900 9,100 9,600 600 70 2,100
Q1 2017 25,300 4,100 8,700 9,600 700 80 2,100
Q1 2018 24,900 4,100 8,500 9,300 900 80 2,100
Change on year to:
Q1 2018 -430 30 -240 -350 130 0 -10
% change on year:
Q1 2018 -1.7% 0.8% -2.7% -3.7% 18.0% 2.7% -0.3%

Notes:

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, with the exception of the Scotland Office figures, which have been rounded to the nearest ten. Change on year rounded to the nearest ten. Percentages are based on unrounded figures. Totals may not equal the sum of individual parts due to rounding.

2. From Q3 2012 DWP includes CMEC staff. From Q4 2008 Staff, employed in the Child Support Agency within DWP, transferred to the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission ( CMEC). CMEC is an Non-Departmental Public Body. However, CMEC staff were included in the ‘Other Civil Service' category as staff have retained their civil service contracts. From Q3 2012 CMEC staff have moved into DWP again.

3. Other Civil Service includes Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Department for Transport, Food Standards Agency (until 31 March 2015), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Chancellor’s Other Departments, Department for International Trade, Department of Health, HM Treasury, National Crime Agency, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, Office of Rail and Road, UK Export Finance, UK Statistics Authority and Cabinet Office .


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