Scottish Government workforce information

Information on the Scottish Government’s workforce for each quarter from 2012.

This Official Statistics publication presents data on the Scottish Government's workforce for each quarter from 2012.

The statistics show:

  • numbers of directly employed staff by category
  • numbers of non-directly employed workers by category
  • staff sickness absence
  • staff diversity information.

Quarterly updates to the tables and charts in the publication are released in March, June, September, and December.

Quarterly update

The latest period to end is March 2024 and was published in June 2024. Please see attached excel file.


SG Workforce Information - Tables and charts Q1 2024



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