Publication - Statistics

PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND STATISTICS FOR 3rd QUARTER 2015

Published: 16 Dec 2015
ISBN:
9781785449208

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). This is a snapshot of employment as at September 2015. The publication includes information on public sector employment in Scotland with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).

PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND STATISTICS FOR 3rd QUARTER 2015
Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount

  Reserved Civil Service
  Total Reserved Civil Service Ministry of Defence HM Revenue and Customs Department for Work and Pensions2 Department for International Development Scotland Office Other Civil Service2,3
Q3 2009 33,800 6,000 10,500 12,400 500 70 4,300
Q3 2010 31,400 5,800 9,700 11,600 500 70 3,900
Q3 2011 30,800 5,400 10,100 10,500 500 70 4,300
Q3 2012 29,000 4,400 9,400 10,300 500 60 4,200
Q3 2013 28,000 4,100 9,300 11,200 600 70 2,700
Q3 2014 25,600 4,000 8,300 10,000 600 80 2,500
Q3 2015 25,500 3,900 9,000 9,500 600 70 2,400
Change on year to:
Q3 2015
-100 -200 700 -500 30 0 -100
% change on year:
Q3 2015
-0.2% -4.0% 8.1% -4.9% 5.2% -5.1% -4.3%

Notes:
1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, with the exception of the Scotland Office figures which are rounded to the nearest ten as well as change on year for DFID. Percentages are based on unrounded figures.
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, Innovation and Skills, Energy and Climate Change, Chancellor's Other Departments and Other Cabinet Office Agencies.

4. Detailed tables showing a full time series of data - all quarters back to Q1 1999 - are available to download from the Public Sector Employment Websection: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Labour-Market/PublicSectorEmployment


Contact

Email: Claire Gordon