Publication - Statistics publication

Public Sector Employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2017

Published: 21 Mar 2018
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Public sector, Statistics, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781788517355

Employment snapshot statistics based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies as at December 2017.

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Contents
Public Sector Employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2017
Table 10: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

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Table 10: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Devolved Civil Service
Total Devolved Civil Service 3,4 Scottish Government Core Directorates (excluding Agencies) Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Scottish Government Agencies 2,3 Non-Ministerial Departments 5
Q4 2011 15,800 5,000 1,600 6,300 2,900
Q4 2012 15,600 4,900 1,600 6,400 2,800
Q4 2013 15,900 5,000 1,600 6,600 2,700
Q4 2014 16,400 5,200 1,600 6,900 2,800
Q4 2015 15,900 5,100 1,600 6,100 3,100
Q4 2016 15,900 5,100 1,600 6,000 3,200
Q4 2017 16,300 5,500 1,600 5,800 3,400
Change on year to:
Q4 2017 400 390 -30 -120 170
% change on year:
Q4 2017 2.5% 7.5% -1.8% -2.1% 5.2%

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. 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. Historic Scotland is no longer part of the Civil Service (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. From Q1 2015, Revenue Scotland (new body established on 1st January 2015) has been included as part of the devolved civil service. From Q2 2015, Food Standards Scotland (new body as of 1st April 2015) has been included as part of the devolved civil service. Therefore, Food Standards Agency is no longer included in the reserved civil service.

5. From Q2 2017, the Non-Ministerial Departments figures include the Scottish Fiscal Commission.


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