Publication - Statistics

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2019

Published: 17 Mar 2020
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Statistics, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781839606410

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 December 2019.

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Contents
Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2019
Table 6: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount 1,2

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Table 6: Reserved civil service employment; Scotland, Headcount 1,2

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Reserved Civil Service
Total Reserved Civil Service Ministry of Defence HM Revenue and Customs Department for Work and Pensions Department for International Development Scotland Office Other Civil Service
Q4 2013 27,300 4,000 9,200 11,000 600 70 2,400
Q4 2014 25,500 4,000 8,200 10,000 600 80 2,600
Q4 2015 25,600 3,900 8,900 9,600 600 70 2,500
Q4 2016 25,700 4,000 9,000 9,500 700 70 2,400
Q4 2017 25,500 4,100 8,800 9,400 800 80 2,400
Q4 2018 24,900 4,100 8,200 9,000 900 80 2,600
Q4 2019 24,300 4,100 8,100 8,300 1,000 90 2,800
Change on year to:
Q4 2019 -550 0 -60 -710 60 0 160
% change on year:
Q4 2019 -2.2% -0.1% -0.8% -7.9% 6.3% 4.8% 6.3%

Notes:

1. Employment figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred, with the exception of the Scotland Office figures, which have been rounded to the nearest ten. 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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