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11-12-2018 12:19

Government labour force by category: November 2018

Government Labour Force: 51.845

In November 2018 the Government labour force increased by 553 persons (1,1%) in comparison to the corresponding month of 2017 and reached 51.845 persons. Permanent staff decreased by 798 persons (-2,2%). Casual staff increased by 8,7% and reached 16.855 persons compared to 15.504 persons in November 2017.

 

Compared to November 2017 there is an increase in all the categories of government labour force. The largest increase is observed in category Security Forces (2,3%) in which the casual staff increased by 8,3% (421 persons).

Compared to October 2018, the staff of the Education category increased by 1,2% (164 persons) and of the Security Forces category by 0,3% (33 persons). In addition, Hourly Paid Workers decreased by -0,3% (-29 persons).

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of persons

% Change

Category

 

Nov 2017

Oct

2018

Nov

2018

Nov

2018/17

 Nov 2018/

   Oct 2018

Civil Service

Total

17.145

17.142

17.149

0,0

0,0

Permanent

11.604

11.312

11.278

-2,8

-0,3

Casual

5.541

5.830

5.871

6,0

0,7

Education

Total

13.327

13.350

13.514

1,4

1,2

Permanent

10.063

9.919

9.898

-1,6

-0,2

Casual

3.264

3.431

3.616

10,8

5,4

Security Forces

Total

12.347

12.598

12.631

2,3

0,3

Permanent

7.269

7.145

7.132

-1,9

-0,2

Casual

5.078

5.453

5.499

8,3

0,8

Hourly Paid Workers

Total

8.473

8.580

8.551

0,9

-0,3

Permanent

6.852

6.715

6.682

-2,5

-0,5

Casual

1.621

1.865

1.869

15,3

0,2

Total

Total

51.292

51.670

51.845

1,1

0,3

 

Permanent

35.788

35.091

34.990

-2,2

-0,3

 

Casual

15.504

16.579

16.855

8,7

1,7

Methodological information

Coverage

Government includes Civil Service, Educational Service, Military Personnel and Hourly Paid Workers. Civil Service includes the staff (either permanent or casual) of the Ministries, Departments and Services. Educational Service includes the permanent and casual educational staff that is occupied in school units and the staff of Cyprus Productivity Center and the Higher Hotel Institute of Cyprus. Military Personnel include Police Service, Fire Service and the National Guard. The members of the House of Representatives are not included.

Collection of data

Data concerning employment in Government is provided from 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

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