Senior level civil servants by sex
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Source: UNECE Statistical Database, compiled from national official sources.
Definition: Senior level civil servants are defined according to ISCO 1120 (e.g. government administrators, administrators at intergovernmental organisations, ambassadors, consul-general, etc.).
Data refer to decision making positions at federal government administrations.
Data are based on Natinal Occupational Classification 2006 and exclude the 3 northern territoires.
Government controlled area only. 2008: data refer to 2009.
Data refer to november of preceding year. 2010: break in series.
Senior civil servant refers to higher officials. Data refer to central state body only.
Senior level civil servants: directors of the central administration and alike, ambassadors, prefects, chief education officers, heads of service, deputy directors and assistant directors, etc.
Public sector personnel in direct public sector; 1980 & 1990: not including civil servants of the former GDR; 1980-1995: Data refer to full-time employees only.
Civil servants at the following grades: Assistant Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Secretary General.
1990: data refer to 1991.
Data refer to civil servants in high positions in the central administration.
Data include legislators and senior government officials.
1990/2000 break in series: change to 2001 classification system from 1980.