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13-09-2019 14:22

Employment in the Broad Public Sector: 2nd Quarter 2019

Total Employment 68.263

Total employment in the Broad Public Sector in the 2nd quarter of 2019 reached 68.263 persons. The employment in General Government was 62.263 and in the Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies 6.000 persons. 

In General Government which consists of the Government, Non-Profit Organisations and Local Authorities total employment reached 52.351, 5.750 and 4.162 persons respectively.

 

The employment in the Broad Public Sector increased by 106 persons (0,16%) compared to the same quarter of 2018. The employment in Central Government increased by 75 persons (0,13%) and in Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies by 101 persons (1,71%) while a decrease is observed in Local Authorities by 70 persons (-1,65%).

Compared to the 1st quarter of 2019, the employment in the Broad Public Sector increased by 674 persons (1,00%). The employment both in Central Government and in Local Authorities increased by 553 persons (0,96%) and 125 persons (3,10%) respectively while in Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies it decreased by 4 persons (-0,07%).

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of persons

 

% Change

 

2ndQuarter 2018

1stQuarter 2018

2ndQuarter 2019

 

2nd Quarter 2019/18

2nd Quarter/

1st Quarter 2019

General Government

62.258

61.792

62.263

 

0,01

1,10

Central Government

58.026

57.755

58.101

 

0,13

0,96

Government

52.108

51.706

52.351

 

0,47

1,25

Non-profit Organisations

5.918

5.842

5.750

 

-2,84

-1,57

Local Authorities

4.232

4.037

4.162

 

-1,65

3,10

Municipalities

3.112

2.917

3.042

 

-2,25

4,29

Other Local Authorities

1.120

1.120

1.120

 

0,00

0,00

Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies

5.899

6.004

6.000

 

1,71

-0,07

Broad Public Sector

68.157

67.589

68.263

 

0,16

1,00

 

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 Organisations. Government includes Civil Service, Educational Service, Police Service, Fire Service, Hourly paid workers and Military Personnel. Non-Profit Organisations include School Committees, University of Cyprus, Cyprus University of Technology, Open University, Cyprus Tourism Organisation, Cyprus Athletic Organisation, Cyprus Theatrical Organisation, Youth Organisation, 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 Organisation, Cyprus Petroleum Company, Agricultural Insurance Organisation, Central Agency of Equal Distribution of Burden, Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus Standards Organisation 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 Organisation, 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 Organisation, 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 Organisation.

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 Organisations.

 

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)