2017 Public Service Employee Survey Open Datasets

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Notice of correction: Notice of correction: Results broken down by organizational units in Employment and Social Development Canada have been revised and updated on .

Data Files Description
2017 Public Service Employee Survey open datasets supporting documentation [.xlsx file, 6 MB]

2017 Public Service Employee Survey open datasets supporting documentation. Contains the following:

  • Layout of the CSV files below
  • List of all the survey questions and response options
  • Definitions of codes used in the datasets
  • Specifications used in creating the “Positive”, “Neutral”, “Negative” and “Agree” categories
2017 Public Service Employee Survey open dataset [.csv file, 290 MB]

2017 Public Service Employee Survey results in CSV format. Contains the following:

  • Results for the public service and departments/agencies
  • Results for the public service and departments/agencies broken down by demographic characteristics
  • Results for departments/agencies broken down by their organizational structure
  • Comparative results for the 2014, 2011 and 2008 Public Service Employee Surveys, if applicable

Please note: This file does not contain labels and the number of rows exceeds the limit permitted by Microsoft Excel. Refer to the 2017 Public Service Employee Survey open dataset supporting documentation for the file layout and code definitions.

Subset 1 - 2017 Public Service Employee Survey open dataset [.csv file, 14 MB]

2017 Public Service Employee Survey results in CSV format. Contains the following:

  • Top-line results for the public service and department/agency
  • Comparative results for the 2014, 2011 and 2008 Public Service Employee Surveys, if applicable
  • English and French labels for questions, departments/agencies and demographic variables

Refer to the supporting documentation for the file layout and code definitions.

Subset 2 - 2017 Public Service Employee Survey open dataset [.csv file, 464 MB]

2017 Public Service Employee Survey results in CSV format. Contains the following:

  • Results for the public service and departments/agencies broken down by demographic characteristics (except for occupational groups and levels, shift work, flexible working arrangements, employment status, occupational category, community and level of education, which are provided in other subsets)
  • Comparative results for the 2014, 2011 and 2008 Public Service Employee Surveys, if applicable
  • English and French labels for questions, departments/agencies and demographic variables

Refer to the supporting documentation for the file layout and code definitions.

Subset 3 - 2017 Public Service Employee Survey open dataset [.csv file, 343 MB]

2017 Public Service Employee Survey results in CSV format. Contains the following:

  • Results for the public service and departments/agencies broken down by occupational group and level
  • Comparative results for the 2014, 2011 and 2008 Public Service Employee Surveys, if applicable
  • English and French labels for questions, departments/agencies and demographic variables

Refer to the supporting documentation for the file layout and code definitions.

Subset 4 - 2017 Public Service Employee Survey open dataset [.csv file, 340 MB]

2017 Public Service Employee Survey results in CSV format. Contains the following:

  • Results for the public service and departments/agencies broken down by shift work, flexible working arrangements, employment status, occupational category, community and level of education
  • Comparative results for the 2014, 2011 and 2008 Public Service Employee Surveys, if applicable
  • English and French labels for questions, departments/agencies and demographic variables

Refer to the supporting documentation for the file layout and code definitions.

Subset 5 - 2017 Public Service Employee Survey open dataset [.csv file, 174 MB]

2017 Public Service Employee Survey results in CSV format. Contains the following:

  • Results for departments/agencies broken down by their organizational structure
  • English and French labels for questions, departments/agencies and organizational units

Refer to the supporting documentation for the file layout and code definitions.

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