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Local authority social services staff numbers

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  • Release date: 17 October 2013
  • Period covered: 31 March 2013
  • Next update: October 2014
An annual report presenting data on part and full time staff, qualifications and Welsh speakers.

Key points

  • 24,334 staff were directly employed by social services departments, comprising just over 13,300 (55 per cent) part-time staff and just under 11,000 (45 per cent) full-time staff.
  • The whole-time equivalent (WTE) number of directly employed staff decreased by 227 from 31 March 2012 to stand at 18,471.
  • 14,924 (65 per cent) of staff held a required or recommended qualification.
  • 4,160 (18 per cent) of the total number of staff were Welsh speaking.

Contact

Tel: 029 2080 3625
Email: stats.pss@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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