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Public Sector Employment In Scotland Statistics For 2nd Quarter 2021

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 June 2021.

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Table 4: Total reserved public sector employment by sector; Scotland, Headcount [note 1] [note 3]

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]
Q2 1999 74,700 33,800 14,900 5,800 20,200 - 25,900
Q2 2015 57,300 26,300 9,400 * * * 21,500
Q2 2016 58,100 25,700 10,000 * * * 22,400
Q2 2017 56,700 25,900 9,800 * * * 21,100
Q2 2018 55,400 25,100 9,700 * * * 20,600
Q2 2019 57,400 24,900 9,700 * * * 22,800
Q2 2020 54,400 24,300 9,800 * * * 20,400
Q2 2021 55,400 25,100 10,100 * * * 20,200
Change on year to:
Q2 2021 990 800 300 * * * -110
% change on year:
Q2 2021 1.8% 3.3% 3.1% * * * -0.5%

Notes:

1. 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.

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.

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

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