Human resources statistics

Access statistical information on public service employee population, demographic profiles, and historical trends. Filter, visualize and extract customized data charts and tables through the interactive data visualization tool.

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Core public administration statistics

Explore and visualize core public service employment trends and demographics through an interactive data visualization tool. Data on the public service covers the last five years and excludes separate agencies.

Diversity and inclusion statistics

Statistics on employment equity populations in Canada’s public service (core public administration) and information related to diversity as part of the Public Service Employee Survey can be found in this section.

Access the latest statistical information on diversity and inclusion in Canada’s public service.

Federal public service statistics

Statistics on the federal public service which includes both the core public administration and separate agencies can be found in this section.

Demographics fact sheets

These snapshots provide key demographics for Canada’s federal public service and supplements the Clerk of the Privy Council’s Annual Report to the Prime Minister on the Public Service of Canada.

Prior to 2010, the Demographic Snapshot of the Federal Public Service was included as part of the Clerk of the Privy Council’s Annual Report to the Prime Minister on the Public Service.

Glossary of key terms

To assist you with your understanding and analysis of public service human resources data, we have compiled a glossary of key terms. This glossary has been developed to help provide a common language across the Office of Chief Human Resource Officer’s (OCHRO) demographic snapshots and reports found on the human resource statistics webpage and through the interactive data visualization tool.

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