Publication - Statistics

PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND STATISTICS FOR 4th QUARTER 2015

Published: 16 Mar 2016
ISBN:
9781786521682

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 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).

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PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND STATISTICS FOR 4th QUARTER 2015
Table 3: Public sector employment by devolved and reserved sector; Scotland, Headcount and Full-time equivalent

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Table 3: Public sector employment by devolved and reserved sector; Scotland, Headcount and Full-time equivalent

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Headcount Full-time equivalent
Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector2 Reserved Public Sector3 Total Public Sector Devolved Public Sector2 Reserved Public Sector3
Q4 1999 551,200 474,400 76,700 460,200 387,100 73,100
Q4 2009 638,600 522,200 116,400 546,100 437,500 108,600
Q4 2010 624,600 509,900 114,700 534,700 427,900 106,800
Q4 2011 593,700 489,900 103,700 509,100 412,500 96,600
Q4 2012 582,700 485,300 97,400 502,000 411,100 91,000
Q4 2013 569,800 486,300 83,500 490,100 412,400 77,700
Q4 2014 545,800 488,300 57,500 467,200 413,500 53,700
Q4 2015 545,400 487,800 57,600 466,300 412,400 54,000
Change on year to:
Q4 2015 -400 -500 100 -900 -1,100 200
% change on year:
Q4 2015 -0.1% -0.1% 0.1% -0.2% -0.3% 0.4%

Notes:

1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred. Percentages are based on unrounded figures.
2. Devolved Public Sector consists of the following staff groups: Civil Service, Other Public Bodies, NHS, Further Education Colleges, Local Government and Public Corporations (as shown in Table 4).
3. Reserved Public Sector consists of the following staff groups: Civil Service, Public Bodies, Armed Forces, Public Corporations, Public Sector Financial Institutions (as shown in Table 5).
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.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Labour-Market/PublicSectorEmployment


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