Human resources data

Human resources data

This information is updated on an annual basis.

Data is provided by tax year (April to March)

Redundancy

Council

Reason

2013 to 2014

2014 to 2015

2015 to 2016

2016 to 2017

2017 to 2018

2018 to 2019

2019 to 2020

2020 to 2021

2021 to 2022

Service efficiency

 

1

 

 

1

1

1

1

 

Voluntary redundancy

226

140

129

96

55

17

20

27

7

Compulsory redundancy

178

26

43

23

21

7

28

12

7

 Total

404

167

172

119

77

25

49

40

14

Schools

Reason

2013 to 2014

2014 to 2015

2015 to 2016

2016 to 2017

2017 to 2018

2018 to 2019

2019 to 2020

2020 to 2021

2021 to 2022

Service efficiency

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voluntary redundancy

21

8

 

5

2

2

1

 

2

Compulsory redundancy

17

58

3

13

7

2

1

2

3

 Total

39

66

3

18

9

4

2

2

5

Total redundancies

 

2013 to 2014

2014 to 2015

2015 to 2016

2016 to 2017

2017 to 2018

2018 to 2019

2019 to 2020

2020 to 2021

2021 to 2022

Total redundancies

443

233

175

137

86

29

51

42

19

Leavers

Council

Reason

2013 to 2014

2014 to 2015

2015 to 2016

2016 to 2017

2017 to 2018

2018 to 2019

2019 to 2020

2020 to 2021

2021 to 2022

Change of employer

12

101

85

27

41

73

29

4

6

Death

11

5

5

8

8

9

8

7

10

Dismissal

17

19

29

38

33

40

27

29

36

End of fixed term

78

75

46

57

44

37

52

44

27

Mutual or compromise agreement

12

8

13

8

12

9

7

2

6

PAYE termination

269

194

154

244

122

1

150

44

112

Service efficiency

 

1

 

 

1

1

1

1

 

Voluntary redundancy

226

140

129

96

55

17

20

27

7

Compulsory redundancy

178

26

43

23

21

7

28

12

7

Resignation

266

339

344

386

362

341

330

238

417

Retirement

38

50

43

79

69

77

71

120

171

Retirement due to ill health

26

35

36

17

16

11

10

16

27

Unsatisfactory probation

 

1

 

3

1

2

3

2

1

 Total

1,133

994

927

986

785

625

736

546

827

Schools

Reason

2013 to 2014

2014 to 2015

2015 to 2016

2016 to 2017

2017 to 2018

2018 to 2019

2019 to 2020

2020 to 2021

2021 to 2022

Change of employer

259

132

2

57

184

 

0

197

 

Death

7

2

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

Dismissal

7

4

4

3

2

1

2

 

1

End of fixed term

132

70

43

51

27

30

15

14

2

Mutual or compromise agreement

37

22

6

13

5

 

3

 

 

PAYE termination

222

67

9

19

16

 

7

22

1

Service efficiency

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voluntary redundancy

21

8

 

5

2

2

1

 

2

Compulsory redundancy

17

58

3

13

7

2

1

2

3

Resignation

408

276

157

157

97

67

70

36

18

Retirement

55

27

14

14

6

1

3

2

3

Retirement with actuarially reduced benefits (ARB)

7

4

9

2

 

 

1

 

 

Retirement due to ill health

5

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unsatisfactory probation

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 Total

1,179

670

252

334

347

103

103

273

30

Total leavers

 

2013 to 2014

2014 to 2015

2015 to 2016

2016 to 2017

2017 to 2018

2018 to 2019

2019 to 2020

2020 to 2021

2021 to 2022

Total leavers

2,312

1,664

1,179

1,320

1,132

728

839

819

857

Staff count

All staff

All council staff, including schools, and Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives (TWAM).

Contract type

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Casual or supply

1,323

1,005

882

821

637

556

555

472

375

338

Fixed term contract

925

922

970

947

826

746

632

638

528

557

Permanent contract

10,532

9,907

9,746

9,606

8,975

8,276

8,118

7,847

7,325

7,159

Total

12,780

11,834

11,598

11,374

10,438

9,578

9,305

8,957

8,228

8,054

Excluding schools

Council staff, including Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives but excluding schools.

Contract type

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Casual or supply

626

481

441

438

315

327

313

296

244

229

Fixed term contract

284

225

284

300

311

325

292

276

213

218

Permanent contract

6,649

6,181

6,086

5,824

5,686

5,587

5,501

5,486

5,382

5,378

Total

7,559

6,887

6,811

6,562

6,312

6,239

6,106

6,058

5,839

5,825

Sickness

Sickness absence is calculated in terms of full time equivalent (FTE) staff numbers, by tax year.

FTE measures both how many:

  • full time employees we have
  • how many part-time employees we have who, when put together, are equivalent to the hours of full time employees

Year

Average number of staff (FTE)

Total sick days taken

Days per FTE

Percent of working time

2013 to 2014

8,550

64,963

7.60

3.38%

2014 to 2015

8,224

71,622

8.71

3.87%

2015 to 2016

8,123

64,860

7.98

3.55%

2016 to 2017

7,797

68,331

8.76

3.89%

2017 to 2018

7,083

65,113

9.19

4.90%

2018 to 2019

6,796

66,276

9.75

4.33%

2019 to 2020

6,483

67,344

10.39

4.62%

2020 to 2021

6,283

53,719

8.55

3.98%

2021 to 2022

6,055

67,172

11.09

5.12%

A line graph showing the average number of days off sick per staff member at Newcastle City Council from 2013 to 2022.