Publication - Statistics

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for second quarter 2019

Published: 10 Sep 2019
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781839601576

A snapshot of public sector employment as at June 2019.

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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for second quarter 2019
Table 2: Public sector employment by devolved and reserved sector; Scotland, Headcount and Full-time equivalent1

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Table 2: Public sector employment by devolved and reserved sector; Scotland, Headcount and Full-time equivalent1

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Headcount Full-time equivalent
Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector2 Reserved Public Sector3 Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector2 Reserved Public Sector3
Q2 1999 545,600 470,900 74,700 456,000 384,700 71,300
Q2 2013 599,800 501,200 98,600 516,300 424,700 91,600
Q2 2014 562,800 503,600 59,200 482,200 426,800 55,300
Q2 2015 560,800 503,500 57,300 479,100 425,600 53,500
Q2 2016 560,600 502,600 58,100 479,500 425,100 54,400
Q2 2017 559,500 502,700 56,700 479,000 425,700 53,300
Q2 2018 r 560,000 504,600 55,400 478,200 426,200 52,100
Q2 2019 558,700 500,400 58,300 476,700 421,800 54,900
Change on year to:
Q2 2019 -1,310 -4,210 2,900 -1,560 -4,330 2,770
% change on year:
Q2 2019 -0.2% -0.8% 5.2% -0.3% -1.0% 5.3%

r = Revision due to minor revision to Other Public Bodies

Notes:

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. 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. 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 Table 3).

3. Reserved Public Sector consists of the following staff groups: Civil Service, Armed Forces, Public Corporations, Public Sector Financial Institutions & Public Bodies (as shown in Table 4)


Contact

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