New and noteworthy

3.7% drop in filled MHO posts

27 fewer filled posts in 2019 than in 2018

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225,975 SSSC registrations

across 23 parts of the register

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A whole-time equivalent (WTE) measure of 155,330

an increase of 1.3% between 2018 and 2019

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206,400 workers in the sector

a rise of 0.8% between 2018 and 2019

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34% of workforce employed by the public sector

ranges from 22% to 90% by local authority area

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38% of services reported having vacancies

joint SSSC/Care Inspectorate publication

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Adult social care has GVA of £3.4b in Scotland

productivity highest of all the UK nations

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