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14-03-2019 13:29

Employment in the Broad Public Sector: 4th Quarter 2018

Total Employment 68.351

The employment in the Broad Public Sector for the 4th quarter of 2018 was 68.351 persons. The employment in General Government was 62.414 and in the Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies was 5.937. 

In the General Government which consists of the Government, Non-Profit Organisations and Local Authorities the number of employees was 51.915, 6.307 and 4.192 persons respectively.

  

The employment in the Broad Public Sector increased by 1.085 persons (1,61%) compared to the same quarter of 2017. The employment in Central Government increased by 1.044 persons (1,83%) and  in Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies by 65 persons (1,11%) while a decrease is observed in Local Authorities by 24 persons (-0,57%).

Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2018, the employment in the Broad Public Sector increased by 1.527 persons (2,29%). The employment in Central Government increased by 1.577 persons (2,78%) and in Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies by 16 persons (0,27%) while in Local Authorities decreased by 66 persons (-1,55%).

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of persons

 

% Change

 

4thQuarter 2017

3rdQuarter 2018

4thQuarter 2018

 

Quarter 2018/17

4th Quarter 2018/

3rdQuarter 2018

General Government

61.394

60.903

62.414

 

1,66

2,48

Central Government

57.178

56.645

58.222

 

1,83

2,78

Government

51.215

51.614

51.915

 

1,37

0,58

Non-profit Organisations

5.963

5.031

6.307

 

5,77

25,36

Local Authorities

4.216

4.258

4.192

 

-0,57

-1,55

Municipalities

3.096

3.138

3.072

 

-0,78

-2,10

Other Local Authorities

1.120

1.120

1.120

 

0,00

0,00

Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies

5.872

5.921

5.937

 

1,11

0,27

Broad Public Sector

67.266

66.824

68.351

 

1,61

2,29

 

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, Cyprus Standards Organization and Cyprus Certification Company.

Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies include: Cyprus Telecommunication Authority, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Cyprus Port Authority, Central Bank Of Cyprus, Sewage Disposal Boards, Water Boards, Grain Commission, Forest Industries, Fauna Fund, Cyprus Stock Exchange, Human Resource Development Authority, Home Finance Organization, Cyprus Potato Marketing Board, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, Cyprus Land Development Corporation, Office of the Commissioner of Electricity Communications and Postal Regulation, Cyprus Radiotelevision Authority, 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, Pancyprian Refugees Union and Health Insurance Organization.

Collection of data

Data concerning employment in Government is provided from the Treasury and refers to the number of persons that were employed in a month of the quarter where for the remaining sectors data is collected each quarter from the organizations.

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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