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13-07-2020 12:54

Government Employment by Category: June 2020

Total Employment: 52.454

In June 2020 total government employment increased by 15 persons in comparison to the corresponding month of 2019 and reached 52.454 persons. Permanent staff decreased by 685 persons (-2,4%), from 28.312 to 27.627 persons. Casual staff increased by 771 persons (5,0%) and reached 16.241 persons compared to 15.470 persons in June 2019.

Compared to June 2019 an increase is observed in Education staff (1,3%) as well as in Security Force staff (0,1%). In all three categories of staff there is an increase in casual staff and the highest is observed in Education (11,1%).

Compared to May 2020, an increase is observed in Education staff (0,4%). The increase is solely attributed to casual staff (1,5%).

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel

Category

 

Number of persons

 

% Change

 

June 2019

May 2020

June

2020

   

 

 June

  20/19

June 20/

May 20

Civil Service

Total

17.424

17.332

17.313

 

-0,6

-0,1

Permanent

11.361

11.053

11.023

 

-3,0

-0,3

Casual

6.063

6.279

6.290

 

3,7

0,2

Education

Total

13.672

13.793

13.852

 

1,3

0,4

Permanent

9.884

9.648

9.645

 

-2,4

0,0

Casual

3.788

4.145

4.207

 

11,1

1,5

Security Forces

Total

12.686

12.728

12.703

 

0,1

-0,2

Permanent

7.067

6.967

6.959

 

-1,5

-0,1

Casual

5.619

5.761

5.744

 

2,2

-0,3

Total

Total

43.782

43.853

43.868

 

0,2

0,0

Permanent

28.312

27.668

27.627

 

-2,4

-0,1

Casual

15.470

16.185

16.241

 

5,0

0,3

Hourly Paid Workers

Total

8.657

8.472

8.586

 

-0,8

1,3

Grand Total

 

52.439

52.325

52.454

 

0,0

0,2

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

(EH/ECHR)