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Public sector employment statistics: 4th quarter 2020

Published: 23 Mar 2021

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.

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Public sector employment statistics: 4th quarter 2020
Table 9: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

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Table 9: Devolved civil service employment; Scotland, Full-time equivalent

Footnote 1, 2

Not Seasonally Adjusted

  Devolved Civil Service
Total Devolved Civil Service3,4 Scottish Government Core Directorates (excluding Agencies) Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Scottish Government Agencies Non-Ministerial Departments
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
Q4 2018 17,200 6,200 1,600 6,000 3,300
Q4 2019 19,500 6,800 1,800 7,400 3,500
Q4 2020 20,400 7,300 1,800 7,800 3,500
Change on year to:          
Q4 2020 930 440 40 410 40
% change on year:  
Q4 2020 4.8% 6.5% 2.1% 5.5% 1.1%

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 For further information on interpreting these series, see the series reclassification guide or background notes of the publication.


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