?otal government employment reached 52,321 persons this August

In August 2021 total government employment increased by 175 persons (0.3%) in comparison to the corresponding month of 2020 and reached 52,321 persons, according to figures released Monday by CyStat, the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

Permanent staff decreased by 948 persons (3.4%), from 27,516 to 26,568 persons. Casual staff increased by 1,225 persons (7.6%) and reached 17,276 persons, compared to 16,051 persons in August 2020.

Compared to August 2020 an increase is observed in all three categories, with the highest in Education staff (1.1%). In all three categories of permanent staff there is a decrease and the highest is observed in Education staff (3.8%).

On the contrary, in all three categories of casual staff there is an increase and the highest is observed in Education staff (13.4%).

Compared to July 2021, a decrease is o

Source: Cyprus news Agency