Publication - Statistics

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2020

Published: 23 Mar 2021
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Economy, Public sector, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781800047242

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 2020.

Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2020
About this publication

About this publication

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 2020, therefore the data relates to employment during the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland. The publication includes information on public sector employment in Scotland with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland). The public sector is defined based on UK National Accounts definitions. The statistics in this release were designated National Statistics in December 2009.


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Email: LMStats@gov.scot