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Public and Private Sector Employment

The official measure of people employed in the UK public sector, including private sector estimates (derived from the difference between total UK employment and public sector employment). Data is taken from the annual population survey (APS).
Public sector employment measures the number of people in paid work in the public sector. The public sector comprises central government, local government and public corporations. Estimates of public sector employment are obtained from information provided by public sector organisations.
Private sector employment is estimated as the difference between total employment, sourced from the Labour Force Survey, and public sector employment.
Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
Source: nomis official labour market statistics


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