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11-07-2019 13:15

Government labour force by category: June 2019

Government labour force: 52.215

In June 2019 the Government labour force increased by 42 persons (0,1%) in comparison to the corresponding month of 2018 and reached 52.215 persons. Permanent staff decreased by 681 persons (-1,9%). Casual staff increased by 4,3% and reached 17.409 persons compared to 16.686 persons in June 2018.

 

Compared to June 2018 there is an increase of staff in both the Civil Service and in Education. The largest increase is observed in Education (1,6%) and more specifically in the number of casual staff which increased by 11,6% (393 persons).

Compared to May 2019, the number of persons of all categories decreased. The highest decrease is observed in Hourly Paid Workers (-1,4%) which is mainly due to permanent staff decrease (-1,5%).

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of persons

 

% Change

Category

 

June 2018

May

2019

June

2019

   

 

June

2019/18

 June/

   May 2019

Civil Service

Total

17.269

17.479

17.424

 

0,9

-0,3

Permanent

11.480

11.398

11.361

 

-1,0

-0,3

Casual

5.789

6.081

6.063

 

4,7

-0,3

Education

Total

13.452

13.768

13.672

 

1,6

-0,7

Permanent

10.057

9.878

9.884

 

-1,7

0,1

Casual

3.395

3.890

3.788

 

11,6

-2,6

Security Forces

Total

12.776

12.727

12.686

 

-0,7

-0,3

Permanent

7.187

7.080

7.067

 

-1,7

-0,2

Casual

5.589

5.647

5.619

 

0,5

-0,5

Hourly Paid Workers

Total

8.676

8.553

8.433

 

-2,8

-1,4

Permanent

6.763

6.596

6.494

 

-4,0

-1,5

Casual

1.913

1.957

1.939

 

1,4

-0,9

Total

Total

52.173

52.527

52.215

 

0,1

-0,6

 

Permanent

35.487

34.952

34.806

 

-1,9

-0,4

 

Casual

16.686

17.575

17.409

 

4,3

-0,9

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

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

(MG)