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Staff sickness (FOI)

Staff sickness (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 18 July 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



How many sick days were taken by employees of the government in so far in 2019, in 2018, 2017 and 2016?


How many employees took sick days in these years?


Which sector were these people working in? For example education, health.


A and B

The table below shows the number of days taken, and the number of employees who took sickness in 2016, 2017, 2018:




​Employees  ​4,458​4,321 ​4,324

It is not possible to provide accurate comparable data for 2019 at this time due to a planned system change. Following the change, and any additional collation processes that may be needed to provide the data over the period of the change, further information will be available.


This includes staff across the Government of Jersey. The information is not recorded per sector, it is recorded by department listed below:

  • Chief Minister's Department

  • Community and Constitutional Affairs

  • Department for Infrastructure

  • Department of the Environment

  • Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture

  • Education Department

  • External Relations

  • Health and Social Services

  • Jersey Car Parks

  • Jersey Fleet Management

  • Non-Ministerial States Funded

  • Social Security

  • Treasury and Resources

Please note this information is not currently available broken down by the new Government of Jersey structure.

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