The largest proportion of the Public Service workforce (44.3%) is located in the Wellington region which comprises both regional and head office-based staff. Other regions have 55.7% of the workforce, led by Auckland (20.2%), Canterbury (9.0%) and Waikato (7.5%). The share of the workforce in Wellington has been increasing each year since 2015, when it was 41.1%. A driver for this is increasing work around designing and supporting digital services.

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