Civil Service in numbers

Managing €53 billion in spending

60% female

4% aged under 30

73% aged over 40

The Civil Service’s structure

Department No.
Justice and Equality 9,168
Social Protection 6,584
Finance 6,293
Agriculture, Food and the Marine 3,151
Public Expenditure and Reform 2,547
Department of the Taoiseach 1,792
Education and Skills 1,491
Foreign Affairs 1,359
Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation 796
Environment, Community and Local Government 748
Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht 661
Transport, Tourism and Sport 455
Health 346
Defense 342
Communications, Energy and Natural Resources 248
Children and Youth Affairs 137
Total 36,118

Source: / Q4 2013

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