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Residency of Public Sector employees (FOI)

Residency of Public Sector employees (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 15 March 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


During 2016, 2017 and 2018 please advise the following:


How many permanent public sector employees were engaged who had not resided in Jersey for five years?


How many permanent public sector employees were engaged who had resided in Jersey for more than five years but less than 10 years?


How many permanent public sector employees were engaged from outside the Island during these last three years?


Please name the departments that have engaged re questions A, B and C


Are all permanent public sector posts advertised locally?


How many employees permanently recruited in the last three years were essential ie J Cats?


How many 1.1K wealthy resident consents been granted in the last 3 years and currently how many are pending?


A to C

The table below shows the average headcount, broken down by year and residency, of permanent public staff:





​Resided in Jersey for more than five years but less than 10​1,184​1,196​1,212
Engaged outside the Island    ​526​519​549
​Not resided in Jersey for five years ​2825​18​






The list below is of departments that have engaged in questions A to C:

  • Chief Minister's Department

  • Community and Constitutional Affairs (CCA)

  • Department for Environment

  • Department for Infrastructure

  • Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture

  • Education

  • External Relations

  • Health & Social Services

  • Jersey Car Parks

  • Jersey Fleet Management

  • Non Ministerial States Funded

  • Social Security

  • Treasury and Resources


Normally, all jobs are advertised locally on


Below is a table, broken down by year, of permanent staff who have been recruited to who were essential (J-cat):



​Total ​364


Please refer to following Freedom of Information response published on 13 February 2019:

High Value Resident applications (FOI)

Article applied
Article 23 Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on

this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.”

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