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 11: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

Table 11: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

  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
Q3 2009 31,300 5,800 9,500 11,400 500 70 4,000
Q3 2010 29,000 5,600 8,700 10,600 500 70 3,600
Q3 2011 28,100 5,200 8,900 9,400 500 60 4,000
Q3 2012 26,300 4,300 8,200 9,300 500 60 3,900
Q3 2013 25,200 4,000 8,100 9,900 600 70 2,600
Q3 2014 23,100 3,900 7,300 8,900 600 80 2,400
Q3 2015 23,100 3,800 8,000 8,400 600 70 2,200
Change on year to:
Q3 2015
30 -200 700 -400 30 -10 -100
% change on year:
Q3 2015
0.1% -4.1% 9.6% -4.7% 5.3% -9.1% -4.7%

Notes:
1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, with the exception of Scotland Office figures which are rounded to the nearest ten as well as change on year for Total Reserved Civil Service and 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. 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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