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14-09-2020 12:53

Employment in the Broad Public Sector: 2nd Quarter 2020

Total Employment 69.483

Total employment in the Broad Public Sector in the 2nd quarter of 2020 reached 69.483 persons. The employment in General Government was 63.792 and in the Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies 5.691 persons.

In General Government, which consists of the Government, Non-Profit Organizations and Local Authorities, total employment reached 52.476, 7.115 and 4.201 persons respectively.

 

The employment in the Broad Public Sector increased by 1.026 persons (1,5%) compared to the same quarter of 2019. The employment in Central Government increased by 696 persons (1,2%), in Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies by 291 persons (5,4%) and in Local Authorities by 39 persons (0,9%).

Compared to the 1st quarter of 2020, the employment in the Broad Public Sector increased by 220 persons (0,3%). The employment in Central Government decreased by 51 persons (-0,1%) whereas in Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies and in Local Authorities increased by 123 persons (2,2%) and by 148 persons (3,7%) respectively.

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of persons

 

% Change

 

2ndQuarter 2019

1stQuarter2020

2ndQuarter 2020

 

2nd Quarter2020/19

2nd Quarter 2020/

1st Quarter 2020

General Government

63.057

63.695

63.792

 

1,2

0,2

Central Government

58.895

59.642

59.591

 

1,2

-0,1

Government

52.499

52.560

52.476

 

0,0

-0,2

Non-profit Organizations

6.396

7.082

7.115

 

11,2

0,5

Local Authorities

4.162

4.053

4.201

 

0,9

3,7

Municipalities

3.042

2.933

3.081

 

1,3

5,0

Other Local Authorities

1.120

1.120

1.120

 

0,0

0,0

Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies

5.400

5.568

5.691

 

5,4

2,2

Broad Public Sector

68.457

69.263

69.483

 

1,5

0,3

METHODOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Coverage

The employment in the Broad Public Sector includes employment in General Government Sector and in Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies. General Government Sector includes Central Government and Local Authorities. Local Authorities include Municipalities and other Local Authorities.

Central Government includes Government and Non-Profit Organizations. Government includes Civil Service, Educational Service, Police Service, Fire Service, Hourly paid workers and Military Personnel. Non-Profit Organizations include School Committees, University of Cyprus, Cyprus University of Technology, Open University, Cyprus Tourism Organization, Cyprus Athletic Organization, Cyprus Theatrical Organization, Youth Organization, Cyprus Institute of Energy, Investment Promotion Foundation, Symphony Orchestra Foundation, Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Cyprus Anti-Drugs Council, Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre, Cyprus Broad Casting Corporation, Cyprus News Agency, Cyprus Agricultural Payment Organization, Cyprus Petroleum Company, Agricultural Insurance Organization, Central Agency of Equal Distribution of Burden, Research Promotion Foundation, Fauna Fund, Human Resource Development Authority, Office of the Commissioner of Electricity Communications and Postal Regulation, Cyprus Radiotelevision Authority, Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority Pancyprian Refugees Union, Cyprus Standard Organization, Cyprus Asset Management Company Limited and State Health Services Organization.

Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies include: Cyprus Telecommunication Authority, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Cyprus Port Authority, Sewage Disposal Boards, Water Boards, Grain Commission, Forest Industries, Cyprus Stock Exchange, Home Finance Organization, Cyprus Potato Marketing Board, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, Cyprus Land Development Corporation, Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber, Precious Metals Engraving Organization, Council for the Registration and Control of Building Contractors, Board for the Registration of the Real Estate Agencies, Council of Commercial Agents, Cyprus Certification Company and Health Insurance Organization.

Collection of data

Data concerning employment in Government is provided by the Treasury and refers to the number of persons that were employed in the reference quarter while for the remaining sectors data is collected via a telephone survey each quarter from the Organizations.

For more information:

Statistical Service (CYSTAT) Website, subtheme Employment

Contact

George Georgiou: Tel: +357-22602233, Email: galgeorgiou@cystat.mof.gov.cy

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

 

(EH/SCH)