Scottish public sector workforce statistics 2016

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This is our annual look at the end of year statistics on the Scottish public sector workforce.

It shows another significant fall in the total public sector workforce, with local government taking the biggest hit.

Since the financial crash, Scottish councils have taken a staggering 91% of all public sector job losses in Scotland. Demonstrating, yet again, that austerity in Scotland has largely been dumped on councils.