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Public Sector Employment In Scotland Statistics For 1st Quarter 2022

Statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies carried out by the Scottish Government and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is a snapshot of employment as at March 2022.

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Table 6: Total reserved public sector employment by sector; Scotland, Full-time equivalent [note 1] [note 3]

This worksheet contains one table. Some cells refer to notes which can be found under the table. When notes are mentioned the note marker is presented in square brackets.

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Quarter Total Reserved Public Sector Civil Service Armed Forces Public Bodies [note 2] Public Corporations [note 2] Public Sector Financial Institutions [note 2] Other Public Sector [note 2]
Q1 1999 71,200 32,100 14,800 5,300 19,100 - 24,300
Q1 2016 54,500 23,400 10,000 * * * 21,100
Q1 2017 52,700 23,300 9,800 * * * 19,500
Q1 2018 52,600 23,200 9,700 * * * 19,800
Q1 2019 51,800 22,700 9,700 * * * 19,500
Q1 2020 50,700 22,000 9,800 * * * 18,900
Q1 2021 52,400 22,900 10,100 * * * 19,400
Q1 2022 52,400 22,800 10,100 * * * 19,500
Change on year to Q1 2022 -50 -150 0 n/a n/a n/a 100
% change on year Q1 2022 -0.1% -0.7% 0.0% n/a n/a n/a 0.5%

Notes:

Note 1: Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. Change on year rounded to the nearest ten. Percentages are based on unrounded figures. "-" denotes blank entries and "*" denotes entries that have been suppressed for disclosure reasons. Totals may not equal the sum of individual parts due to rounding.

Note 2: Public corporations, public sector financial institutions and public bodies, have been combined into 'other public sector' to ensure individual organisation figures are not disclosed.

Note 3: For further information on interpreting these series, see the series reclassification guide or background notes of the publication.

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