Publication - Statistics

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for third quarter 2020

Published: 15 Dec 2020
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Economy, Public sector, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781800044593

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 September 2020.

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for third quarter 2020
Table 9: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

Table 9: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

  Devolved Civil Service
Total Devolved Civil Service3,4 Scottish Government Core Directorates (excluding Agencies) Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Scottish Government Agencies Non-Ministerial Departments
Q3 2014 16,400 5,100 1,600 6,900 2,700
Q3 2015 17,100 5,100 1,600 7,200 3,200
Q3 2016 15,900 5,200 1,600 6,000 3,200
Q3 2017 16,200 5,400 1,600 5,900 3,400
Q3 2018 16,800 5,900 1,600 6,000 3,300
Q3 2019 19,200 6,600 1,800 7,300 3,500
Q3 2020 20,200 7,100 1,800 7,800 3,500
Change on year to:
Q3 2020 1,050 520 50 440 50
% change on year:
Q3 2020 5.5% 7.8% 2.5% 6.0% 1.3%

Notes:

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. Change on year rounded to the nearest ten. Percentages are based on unrounded figures. Totals may not equal the sum of individual parts due to rounding.
2 For further information on interpreting these series, see the series reclassification guide or background notes of the publication.


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