Population of the Federal Public Service

About the Data

When reading the table below, the following information applies:

Population of the Federal Public Service
Year Population of the Federal Public Service Population of the Core Public Administration Population of Separate Agencies Canadian Population (Statistics Canada)
CANSIM Series V1 (1st Quarter)

Return to Table Note's Reference * StatCan Quarterly Demographic Estimate: for April 2014.

2000 211,925 152,070 59,855 30,525,872
2001 223,933 161,505 62,428 30,824,441
2002 237,251 170,779 66,472 31,172,522
2003 242,737 174,581 68,156 31,476,734
2004 244,158 177,136 67,022 31,776,075
2005 243,971 184,083 59,888 32,077,339
2006 249,932 189,280 60,652 32,394,898
2007 254,622 192,683 61,939 32,739,308
2008 263,114 200,575 62,539 33,113,330
2009 274,370 209,523 64,847 33,527,199
2010 282,980 216,596 66,384 33,930,830
2011 282,352 217,224 65,128 34,278,406
2012 278,092 212,028 66,064 34,670,352
2013 262,817 200,516 62,301 35,056,100
2014 257,138 195,330 61,808 35,427,524See Table Footnote *

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These data present population counts for the Federal Public Service (i.e. all departments and agencies governed by the Financial Administration Act (FAA) Schedules I, IV and V) from March 31, 2000 to March 31, 2014.

Glossary of Key Terms

To assist you with your analysis of Federal Public Service human resources data, we have compiled a glossary of key terms that are used in many of the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer's (OCHRO) demographic snapshots and reports. This glossary has been developed to help provide a common language across OCHRO's demographic snapshots and reports.

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