This data collection is run annually and collects anonymous information about Public Service department employees, including staff numbers, pay, senior leaders, diversity and workplace wellbeing. The results provides trends and insights on the Public Service workforce that can be drawn on to monitor, plan and address present and future workforce issues at department and system levels.
The Workforce Information Standard and the accompanying guidance, which was published in November 2018, makes it easier to collect and report workforce information across the State Services.
The ‘Related content’ section on this page provides links to previous HRC reports on this website. Please note – this has historically been referred to as the HRC Survey, however it was renamed in 2016 to more accurately reflect the type and way SSC collects this information.