Thursday, 13 June 2019

Questions (49)

Jack Chambers

Question:

49. Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the staff numbers in his Department in each of the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24803/19]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

The number of whole time equivalent civil servants working in my Department at 31 December in each of the years 2009 to 2018, and at 4 June 2019, is set out the following table. The staffing requirements of my Department are kept under review and are informed by the business requirements of the organisation.  

Year 

 No. of Staff

 2019 (4 June)

346.28

 2018

338.71 

 2017

328.47

 2016

339.12

 2015

331.41 

 2014

343.04 

 2013

342.03 

 2012

349.55

 2011

347.74

 2010

 353.92 

 2009

 375.66