Civil Service people surveys

This collection brings together all documents relating to Civil Service people surveys.

The annual Civil Service People Survey looks at civil servants’ attitudes to, and experience of working in government departments. Below you’ll find links to the People Survey benchmark results and organisation-level reports.

You can find out more about the People Survey by visiting
The Civil Service People Survey Hub

People Survey: privacy information notice

Annual Civil Service People Survey benchmark results

Departmental results for 2019

Departmental results for 2018

Departmental results for 2017

Departmental results for 2016

Published 31 August 2012
Last updated 30 March 2023 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to: Civil Service People Survey: 2022 results

  2. Added Civil Service People Survey: 2021 results.

  3. Addition of 'Civil Service People Survey: 2020 results'.

  4. Addition of Civil Service People Survey: 2020 results.

  5. Added Public Health England 2019 people survey results.

  6. Added Department for Work and Pensions: Civil Service people survey 2018.

  7. Added Cabinet Office results.

  8. Added pages to 'Departmental results for 2017' section.

  9. Added pages to 'Departmental results for 2018'.

  10. Removed 2010-2015 Departmental Results as they are now out of date. Data can still be found on each department's people survey page.

  11. Added 2018 results to the collection.

  12. Updated body text and collection group headings.

  13. Added privacy information notice section (GDPR) and linked notice page.

  14. 2017 results added

  15. Added CCS people survey 2016.

  16. 2016 People Survey results published.

  17. 2015 People Survey results published

  18. NCTL Civil Service people survey added.

  19. First published.