Statuary employment in the public sector 1960 - 2017   Table summary
Specification Civil servants and employeesItem summary Pensioner
Year Public sectorDimension summary
1960 Total   14,980   8,628
GovernmentItem summary   7,801   2,543
Municipalities   1,966   886
RailwaysItem summary   5,213   5,199
1970 Total   14,963   8,998
GovernmentItem summary   8,290   3,077
Municipalities   2,280   1,180
RailwaysItem summary   4,393   4,741
1980 Total   17,072   10,525
GovernmentItem summary   10,403   4,238
Municipalities   2,656   1,477
RailwaysItem summary   4,013   4,810
1981 Total   17,335   10,616
GovernmentItem summary   10,649   4,402
Municipalities   2,724   1,507
RailwaysItem summary   3,962   4,707
1982 Total   17,410   10,784
GovernmentItem summary   10,784   4,593
Municipalities   2,783   1,530
RailwaysItem summary   3,843   4,661
1983 Total   17,418   10,877
GovernmentItem summary   10,850   4,750
Municipalities   2,809   1,531
RailwaysItem summary   3,759   4,596
1984 Total   17,509   10,899
GovernmentItem summary   11,040   4,846
Municipalities   2,795   1,537
RailwaysItem summary   3,674   4,516
1985 Total   17,684   10,692
GovernmentItem summary   11,275   4,881
Municipalities   2,764   1,517
RailwaysItem summary   3,645   4,294
1986 Total   17,880   10,780
GovernmentItem summary   11,429   5,010
Municipalities   2,808   1,546
RailwaysItem summary   3,643   4,224
1987 Total   17,994   10,718
GovernmentItem summary   11,535   5,032
Municipalities   2,870   1,497
RailwaysItem summary   3,589   4,189
1988 Total   17,997   10,845
GovernmentItem summary   11,541   5,150
Municipalities   2,905   1,539
RailwaysItem summary   3,551   4,156
1989 Total   18,260   10,923
GovernmentItem summary   11,784   5,224
Municipalities   2,995   1,550
RailwaysItem summary   3,481   4,149
1990 Total   18,576   10,998
GovernmentItem summary   12,051   5,289
Municipalities   3,080   1,569
RailwaysItem summary   3,445   4,140
1991 Total   18,855   11,084
GovernmentItem summary   12,216   5,373
Municipalities   3,184   1,591
RailwaysItem summary   3,455   4,120
1992 Total   19,376   11,129
GovernmentItem summary   12,579   5,446
Municipalities   3,350   1,613
RailwaysItem summary   3,447   4,070
1993 Total   19,652   11,184
GovernmentItem summary   12,851   5,511
Municipalities   3,440   1,642
RailwaysItem summary   3,361   4,031
1994 Total   24,749   11,233
GovernmentItem summary   17,669   5,587
Municipalities   3,707   1,663
RailwaysItem summary   3,373   3,983
1995 Total   25,078   11,243
GovernmentItem summary   18,046   5,619
Municipalities   3,719   1,674
RailwaysItem summary   3,313   3,950
1996 Total   24,641   11,346
GovernmentItem summary   18,115   5,719
Municipalities   3,265   1,685
RailwaysItem summary   3,261   3,942
1997 Total   24,896   11,478
GovernmentItem summary   18,520   5,815
Municipalities   3,274   1,704
RailwaysItem summary   3,102   3,959
1998 Total   25,871   11,603
GovernmentItem summary   19,671   5,947
Municipalities   3,142   1,716
RailwaysItem summary   3,058   3,940
1999 Total   26,840   11,684
GovernmentItem summary   20,615   6,042
Municipalities   3,193   1,742
RailwaysItem summary   3,032   3,900
2000 Total   27,864   11,785
GovernmentItem summary   21,460   6,172
Municipalities   3,316   1,747
RailwaysItem summary   3,088   3,866
2001 Total   28,504   11,852
GovernmentItem summary   21,874   6,297
Municipalities   3,467   1,756
RailwaysItem summary   3,163   3,799
2002 Total   29,026   11,993
GovernmentItem summary   22,189   6,461
Municipalities   3,635   1,766
RailwaysItem summary   3,202   3,766
2003 Total   29,864   12,143
GovernmentItem summary   22,878   6,625
Municipalities   3,796   1,765
RailwaysItem summary   3,190   3,753
2004 Total   30,577   12,310
GovernmentItem summary   23,589   6,752
Municipalities   3,893   1,790
RailwaysItem summary   3,094   3,768
2005 Total   31,254   12,488
GovernmentItem summary   24,227   6,922
Municipalities   3,965   1,844
RailwaysItem summary   3,062   3,722
2006 Total   31,735   12,708
GovernmentItem summary   24,637   7,156
Municipalities   4,078   1,875
RailwaysItem summary   3,020   3,677
2007 Total   32,155   12,850
GovernmentItem summary   24,984   7,347
Municipalities   4,149   1,874
RailwaysItem summary   3,022   3,629
2008 Total   32,873   12,977
GovernmentItem summary   25,537   7,532
Municipalities   4,292   1,881
RailwaysItem summary   3,045   3,563
2009 Total   34,375   13,101
GovernmentItem summary   26,772   7,681
Municipalities   4,494   1,919
RailwaysItem summary   3,109   3,502
2010 Total   35,590   13,485
GovernmentItem summary   27,841   8,053
Municipalities   4,588   1,963
RailwaysItem summary   3,161   3,469
2011 Total   36,055   13,797
GovernmentItem summary   28,178   8,342
Municipalities   4,711   2,014
RailwaysItem summary   3,166   3,441
2012 Total   36,624   14,057
GovernmentItem summary   28,667   8,600
Municipalities   4,795   2,048
RailwaysItem summary   3,162   3,409
2013 Total   37,256   14,371
GovernmentItem summary   29,120   8,906
Municipalities   4,922   2,089
RailwaysItem summary   3,214   3,376
2014 Total   37,786   14,727
GovernmentItem summary   29,576   9,220
Municipalities   5,020   2,143
RailwaysItem summary   3,190   3,364
2015 Total   38,275   15,177
GovernmentItem summary   29,995   9,604
Municipalities   5,129   2,228
RailwaysItem summary   3,151   3,345
2016 Total   38,895   15,715
GovernmentItem summary   30,436   10,054
Municipalities   5,286   2,324
RailwaysItem summary   3,172   3,337
2017 Total   40,007   16,160
GovernmentItem summary   31,381   10,420
Municipalities   5,388   2,400
RailwaysItem summary   3,238   3,340




 


Publication date : 25/06/2018
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In 1960, the figures included a certain number of staff members of the European institutions located in Luxembourg. From 1994, public and municipal employees not eligible to the civil servants retirement system are included; due to their affiliation to the health insurance funds of the Government or the Municipalities as from 1st January 1994.

 
As from 1998, army volunteers included.

 
Statistics of mutual assistance; private employees not included.

 
Civil servants and public employees (Government); Civil servants and municipal employees (Municipalities); Regular staff (Railways)