‘Public sector’ is a broader title encompassing both the Government Sector and the independent offices that sit outside of it (e.g. the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Judicial Commission, Audit Office etc.) .
Almost 330,000 full-time employees make up the NSW public sector workforce and they support vital services such as health, education, housing, public transport, agriculture, environment, fire and emergency services as well as the police force, prisons and courts.
We are 326,706 employees (FTE)
The majority of us work in essential services, primarily health and education
We make up 8.2% of all people employed in NSW and most of us are located in Sydney
Find out more in the latest State of the NSW Public Sector Report .