Appendix 1: Full-time equivalent employees by department, 2003-2008

Department

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

% change

(2007 - 2008)

Agriculture & Forestry 26

1,291

1,355

1,480

1,556

1,592

1,215

-

Archives

109

109

100

100

109

119

9%

Building & Housing 27

142

151

215

306

332

340

2%

Child, Youth & Family Services

2,187

2,463

2,663

2,831

-

-

-

Conservation

1,763

1,838

1,891

1,954

1,996

2,005

0%

Corrections

4,285

4,620

5,113

5,600

6,332

6,803

7%

Crown Law Office

129

141

152

153

173

175

1%

Culture and Heritage

57

70

72

86

89

100

12%

Customs

8,38

1,039

1,199

1,177

1,198

1,182

-1%

Defence

52

57

54

58

59

56

-4%

Economic Development

653

700

697

716

686

731

7%

Education

1,849

2,297

2,449

2,442

2,554

2,552

0%

Education Review Office

173

199

227

246

233

213

-9%

Environment

172

219

222

249

266

284

7%

Fisheries

336

366

372

409

437

435

0%

Foreign Affairs & Trade

622

636

664

699

723

790

9%

Government Communications Security Bureau

253

276

295

293

292

293

0%

Health

1,012

1,085

1,061

1,157

1,278

1,432

12%

Inland Revenue Department

4,523

4,580

4,760

5,224

5,595

5,880

5%

Internal Affairs

984

1,063

1,098

1,223

1,268

1,299

2%

Justice

2,254

2,348

2,574

2,733

2,852

3,046

7%

Labour

1,199

1,322

1,371

1,546

1,608

1,808

12%

Land Information New Zealand

583

552

546

563

504

515

2%

Māori Development

343

335

342

366

391

361

-8%

National Library

357

358

353

367

352

358

2%

NZ Food Safety Authority 28

-

-

-

-

-

488

-

Pacific Island Affairs

44

53

52

49

49

43

-13%

Prime Minister & Cabinet

105

110

114

106

109

106

-2%

Research, Science & Technology

59

62

69

68

71

70

-1%

Serious Fraud Office

33

33

29

29

29

34

18%

Social Development 29

5,505

5,903

6,412

6,299

9,323

9,237

-1%

State Services Commission

154

155

153

180

215

233

8%

Statistics New Zealand

604

690

709

800

786

787

0%

Transport 30

68

74

128

146

150

174

17%

Treasury

326

330

337

324

330

338

2%

Women's Affairs

20

25

26

29

34

34

0%

Total 31

33,118

35,645

38,032

40,113

42,047

43,569

3.6%

26 Figures prior to 2008 include the NZ Food Safety Authority. The 2007 and 2008 figures are not directly comparable; the percentage change has not been calculated.

27 The Department of Building and Housing was established on 1 November 2004 incorporating the Ministry of Housing, building policy functions from MED, the Building Industry Authority (30 November 2004), the Weathertight Homes Resolution Service from DIA (1 July 2005) and the Electrical Workers Registration Board from MED (1 September 2006). Figures prior to the 2005 survey relate to the Ministry of Housing.

28 The New Zealand Food Safety Authority was established on 1 July 2007 and was previously part of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

29 The Ministry of Social Development includes Child, Youth and Family Services from 2007.

30 The Ministry of Transport had additional functions added in the 2004/2005 year.

31 Totals include chief executives, who are not part of the departmental figures.

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