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 10: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

Table 10: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

  Devolved Civil Service
Total Devolved Civil Service Scottish Government Core Directorates (excluding Agencies) Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Scottish Government Agencies2 Non-Ministerial Departments
Q3 2009 16,700 5,400 1,800 7,900 1,700
Q3 2010 16,700 5,300 1,700 6,600 3,100
Q3 2011 16,100 5,000 1,600 6,600 2,900
Q3 2012 15,700 4,800 1,500 6,500 2,800
Q3 2013 15,900 4,900 1,600 6,800 2,700
Q3 2014 16,400 5,100 1,600 6,900 2,700
Q3 2015 17,100 5,100 1,600 7,200 3,200
Change on year to:
Q3 2015
700 -40 -10 300 400
% change on year:
Q3 2015
4.2% -0.8% -0.7% 4.3% 15.7%

Notes:
1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, except for change on year for Scottish Government Core and Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal. Percentages are based on unrounded figures.

2. From Q4 2011, NHS has responsibility for employing Healthcare staff within prisons. Previously, these people were employed directly by the Scottish Prison Service (SPS). In Q2 2012 1,491 & 1062.1 FTE / headcount staff transferred from Highland Council to NHS Highland.

3. 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


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