FOI release

Department for Education staff numbers

Numbers of communications staff at the Department for Education and total Department for Education staff by gender.


  • Date requested: 14 January 2013
  • Date responded: 25 January 2013


How many communications staff does the department employ? How many people are employed by the department overall? How many men and how many women does the department employ?


At 31 December 2012 the department had 3885 staff, 1570 men and 2315 women. The department currently employs 45 communications staff.