The statistics, which are given by grade level, cover gender, community background (Protestant/Catholic), age-group, ethnicity and disability. Some comparisons with the workforce composition in previous years are also given. The report includes analysis of success in recruitment and promotion competitions, and of leavers.
This report, produced by the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency (NISRA), was released on 27 July 2021 in line with the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority. The report is based on staff in post at 1 January 2021.