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11-12-2019 12:43

Government Employment by category: November 2019

Total Employment: 52.504

In November 2019 total government employment increased by 445 persons (0,9%) in comparison to the corresponding month of 2018 and reached 52.504 persons. Permanent staff decreased by 548 persons (-1,9%), from 28.419 to 27.871 persons. Casual staff increased by 7,2% and reached 16.079 persons compared to 15.003 persons in November 2018.

During the period January - November 2019 the total government employment increased by 358 persons (0,7%) compared to the corresponding period of 2018.

 

Compared to November 2018 there is an increase of staff in all personnel categories with the largest observed in Education (3,0%) and more specifically in the number of casual staff which increased by 17,9% (649 persons).

Compared to October 2019, a decrease is observed in both Civil Service and Security Forces with the largest increase in the permanent staff of Civil Service (-0,4%). Education staff increased by 125 persons (0,9%).

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of persons

 

% Change

Personnel

Category

 

Nov 2018

Oct  2019

Nov

2019

   

 

 Nov

  2019/18

 Nov/

   Oct 2019

Civil Service

Total

17.277

17.320

17.270

 

0,0

-0,3

Permanent

11.389

11.251

11.208

 

-1,6

-0,4

Casual

5.888

6.069

6.062

 

3,0

-0,1

Education

Total

13.514

13.794

13.919

 

3,0

0,9

Permanent

9.898

9.651

9.654

 

-2,5

0,0

Casual

3.616

4.143

4.265

 

17,9

2,9

Security Forces

Total

12.631

12.769

12.761

 

1,0

-0,1

Permanent

7.132

7.010

7.009

 

-1,7

0,0

Casual

5.499

5.759

5.752

 

4,6

-0,1

Total

Total

43.422

43.883

43.950

 

1,2

0,2

Permanent

28.419

27.912

27.871

 

-1,9

-0,1

Casual

15.003

15.971

16.079

 

7,2

0,7

Hourly Paid Workers

Total

8.637

8.593

8.554

 

-1,0

-0,5

Grand Total

 

52.059

52.476

52.504

 

0,9

0,1

 

METHODOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Coverage

Government employment includes Civil Service, Educational Service, Security Forces staff and Hourly Paid workers. Civil Service includes permanent and casual staff of the Ministries, Departments and Services. Educational Service includes the permanent and casual educational staff of school units and the staff of the Cyprus Productivity Center and the Higher Hotel Institute of Cyprus.  Security Forces include Police Service, Fire Service and the National Guard staff. The Hourly Paid workers include regular, casual and seasonal staff. The members of the House of Representatives are not included.

Collection of data

Data concerning government employment is provided by the Treasury and refers to the number of persons that were paid in the current month.

For more information:

Statistical Service (CYSTAT) Website, subtheme Employment

Contact

Charoulla Charalambous: Tel:+357-22602123, Email: ccharalambous@cystat.mof.gov.cy

Eleni Christodoulidou, Tel:+357-22602142, Email: echristodoulidou@cystat.mof.gov.cy

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