Publications

Our workforce data, information and intelligence publications are all available from this section of the web-site. Immediately below are quick links to our most recent publications, followed by more detailed information on each publication.

Date Publication  
Aug 22 2021-2022 SVQ Tables  Here
Jul-22 2020 Children's Services Workforce Tables  Here
Jun-22 Residential Child Care report 2022  Here
Jan-22 Interactive Social Worker Data Tool 2020  Here
Dec-21 Staff vacancies in care services 2020 report  Here
Oct-21 2020 detailed workforce information  Here
Oct-21 Workforce Skills Report 2021  Here
Sep-21 The Adults' services workforce tables - 2020  Here
Sep-21  Local authority post types 2020  Here
Aug-21 Mental Health Officers time series data  Here
Aug-21 Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2020 Workforce Data  Here
Aug-21 Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2020  Here
Quarterly Registration and Early Learning and Childcare data ( last QTR to 27/06/2022)   Here

May 2010

SVQs in the social services sector from October to December 2009

21 May 2010

This is the ninth in a series of quarterly papers on the provision and uptake of Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in Health and Social Care in Scotland. These papers are produced regularly for the purposes of workforce planning in the social services sector.

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SVQs in the social services sector from July to September 2009

21 May 2010

This is the eighth in a series of quarterly papers on the provision and uptake of Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in Health and Social Care in Scotland. These papers are produced regularly for the purposes of workforce planning in the social services sector.

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SVQs in the social services sector from April to June 2009

21 May 2010

This is the seventh in a series of quarterly papers on the provision and uptake of Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in Health and Social Care in Scotland. These papers are produced regularly for the purposes of workforce planning in the social services sector.

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SVQs in the social services sector from January to March 2009

21 May 2010

This is the sixth in a series of quarterly papers on the provision and uptake of Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in Health and Social Care in Scotland. These papers are produced regularly for the purposes of workforce planning in the social services sector.

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March 2010

The social services sector – key workforce data sources

25 Mar 2010

Intelligence, issue two. Good labour market information is vital for employers providing social services as it highlights key issues and is essential to plan for the social services workforce for the future. The data plays an important role in helping employers to undertake effective workforce planning and to improve their benchmarking processes.

This edition of Intelligence provides the key sources of data available on the Scottish social services workforce. We hope you find this bulletin informative and if you have any comments or feedback please contact Neil Macleod at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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January 2010

2010 detailed workforce information

26 Jan 2010

Publication revised

This spreadsheet contains information about the Social Services
Workforce collected from services regulated by the Care Inspectorate
(via its Annual Returns in December) and from the annual October Local
Authority Social Work Services Staffing Return.

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