Table 6: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount
Not Seasonally Adjusted
|Devolved Civil Service|
|Total Devolved Civil Service||Scottish Government Core Directorates (excluding Agencies)||Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal||Scottish Government Agencies 2,3||Non-Ministerial Departments|
|Change on year to:|
|% change on year:|
1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. Change on year rounded to the nearest ten. 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. The decrease in Scottish Government Agencies is mainly due to Historic Scotland no longer being part of the civil service. In Q4 2015, Historic Scotland merged with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland to become Historic Environment Scotland, a non-departmental public body.
"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:
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