Publication - Statistics

PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND STATISTICS FOR 4TH QUARTER 2014

Published: 18 Mar 2015
ISBN:
9781785442278

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 December 2014. 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 4TH QUARTER 2014
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Table 7: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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
Q4 2008 32,900 6,000 11,100 10,800 500 70 4,500
Q4 2009 33,600 6,000 10,300 12,500 500 70 4,300
Q4 2010 31,000 5,700 9,600 11,300 500 70 3,800
Q4 2011 30,300 5,100 9,900 10,400 500 80 4,300
Q4 2012 28,800 4,300 9,400 11,700 500 60 2,700
Q4 2013 27,700 4,000 9,200 11,000 600 70 2,700
Q4 2014 25,400 4,000 8,200 10,000 600 80 2,500
Change on year to:
Q4 2014 -2,200 -100 -900 -1,000 10 10 -200
% change on year:
Q4 2014 -8.1% -1.5% -10.3% -9.2% 1.6% 6.8% -8.7%

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. 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, 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


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