Written Answers. - Public Service Staff.

Dick Roche

Ceist:

91 Mr. Roche asked the Minister for Finance the number of people employed as non-industrial civil servants, industrial civil servants, local authority officers and servants including health boards and vocational education committees (but excluding vocational teachers), national teachers, sec ondary teachers, vocational teachers, community teachers, comprehensive teachers, in universities, in other third level institutions, in non-commercial State-sponsored bodies, in commercial State companies, gardaí, Defence Forces and other posts in the public service at 31 December in each of the years from 1991 to 1999. [10294/00]

The number of people employed in the public sector, which includes the commercial state companies between 31 December 1991 and 31 December 1999, are set out on the following table. In relation to the number of employees in the health boards, and in the various sectors in Education, requested by the Deputy, I will ask the Ministers for Health and Children and Education and Science to forward the details to you directly.

Public Sector Numbers

Public Service Employment

05 Apr. 0012.16

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

Civil Service

28,887

29,619

29,654

30,155

31,282

31,030

30,856

31,562

32,733

Non-Industrial

27,030

27,698

27,832

28,370

29,491

29,237

29,083

29,439

30,610

Temp. Clerical Trainees

Industrial

1,857

1,821

1,822

1,785

1,791

1,793

1,773

2,123

2,123

Garda Síochána

11,303

11,463

11,468

11,372

11,391

11,342

11,694

11,931

12,195

Gardaí

10,786

10,984

10,895

10,818

10,825

10,810

10,980

11,236

11,500

Recruits

413

357

453

437

455

428

615

550

550

Traffic Wardens

104

122

120

117

111

104

99

145

145

Defence Forces

14,564

14,361

14,080

14,355

14,137

13,474

12,934

12,610

12,330

Military

13,119

12,951

12,740

13,015

12,814

12,108

11,674

11,365

11,161

Civilian Employeesof the Dept.of Defence

1445

1,410

1,340

1,340

1,323

1,366

1,260

1,245

1,169

Education

55,382

57,163

58,551

60,436

61,744

62,100

63,375

64,415

65,937

NCSSB'S

8,018.15

8,117.15

8,146.15

8,540

8,501

8,792

8,815

9,219

9,675

Health Services

59,497

60,459

61,810

63,939

65,169

65,755

67,895

69,726

75,051

Local Authorities

26,715

26,793

27,060

26,540

26,479

26,500

26,500

26,900

27,400

Officers

9,098

9,217

9,553

9,646

9,875

9,987

10,100

10,300

10,490

Servants

17,617

17,576

17,507

16,894

16,604

16,513

16,400

16,600

16,910

Public Service

204,366

207,875

210,769

215,337

218,703

218,993

222,069

226,363

235,321

Comm. Bodies

66,794

64,659

63,483

62,793

61,883

60,459

58,915

55,932

47,121

Public Sector

271,160

272,534

274,252

278,130

280,586

279,452

280,984

282,295

282,442

Figures are on 31 December each year and are whole-time equivalents.
Local Authority numbers are not included in the Public Service Paybill.