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12-08-2019 14:20

Government Employment by category: July 2019

Total Employment: 52.069

In July 2019 total government employment increased by 65 persons (0,1%) in comparison to the corresponding month of 2018 and reached 52.069 persons. Permanent staff decreased by 439 persons (-1,5%). Casual staff increased by 4,9% and reached 15.318 persons compared to 14.604 persons in July 2018.

 

Compared to July 2018 there is an increase of staff in both the Civil Service and in Education. The largest increase is observed in Education (1,2%) and more specifically in the number of casual staff which increased by 10,3% (338 persons).

Compared to June 2019, the number of persons of all categories decreased except the staff of Security Forces. The highest decrease is observed in Education (-1,2%) which is mainly due to casual staff decrease (-4,5%).

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of persons

 

% Change

Personnel

Category

 

July 2018

June

2019

July

2019

   

 

July

2019/18

 July/

   June2019

Civil Service

Total

17.239

17.424

17.394

 

0,9

-0,2

Permanent

11.489

11.361

11.340

 

-1,3

-0,2

Casual

5.750

6.063

6.054

 

5,3

-0,1

Education

Total

13.338

13.672

13.502

 

1,2

-1,2

Permanent

10.060

9.884

9.886

 

-1,7

0,0

Casual

3.278

3.788

3.616

 

10,3

-4,5

Security Forces

Total

12.749

12.686

12.705

 

-0,3

0,1

Permanent

7.173

7.067

7.057

 

-1,6

-0,1

Casual

5.576

5.619

5.648

 

1,3

0,5

Total

Total

43.326

43.782

43.601

 

0,6

-0,4

Permanent

28.722

28.312

28.283

 

-1,5

-0,1

Casual

14.604

15.470

15.318

 

4,9

-1,0

Hourly Paid Workers

Total

8.678 

8.433

8.468

 

-2,4

0,4

Grand Total

 

52.004

52.215

52.069

 

0,1

-0,3

 

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

(MG)