Scottish Government Workforce Information
The latest update to the Scottish Government Workforce Information statistics has been published. This publication contains information on the numbers of workers, staff sickness rates, and the diversity of staff over the past five years.
At the end of March 2018, there were 5,648 FTE directly employed staff, an increase from last year’s figure of 5,214 at the end of March 2017.
The number of contingent (non-directly employed) workers, increased from 1,044 at the end of March 2017, to 1,249 at the end of March 2018, a 20 per cent increase.
The staff sickness level was 7.6 average working days lost (AWDL) per staff year in the 12 month period ending March 2018 (3.4 per cent of working days were lost). This is slightly higher than for the same period last year.
The proportions of directly employed staff providing diversity information on ethnicity, sexual orientation and religion or belief have all increased since the same period last year.
To access the full statistical publication see Scottish Government Workforce Information
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