FOI release

Home Office staff employed as of 1 January 2013

Request required number of communications staff, total staff and gender breakdown of staff employed in the Home Office.


Case number: 25942

We have received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following: 

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

We released the following information on 1 February 2013.

1) HQ Communications Directorate Headcount (HC) = 135

(Data includes all civil servants, paid and unpaid, working in the Communications Directorate within the Home Office Headquarters. Not all individuals working within the Communications Directorate perform Communications roles - additionally there may be other individuals working in Communications roles within other directorates within the Home Office but it is not possible to identify them separately)

2 & 3) Home Office staff by gender
          Female  14,448
          Male  13,098
          Grand Total  27,546  

Data Source: Data View (the Home Office’s single source of Office for National Statistics (ONS) compliant monthly corporate Human Resources data).

General notes on information: Data is based on all current civil servants, paid and unpaid, in the Home Office and its Executive Agencies - UKBA, IPS and NFA.

Published 1 February 2013