At a glance, data collected by the PSC provides insight into long term changes across the public sector workforce. There has been a small decline in the overall size of the NSW public sector, reflecting the privatisation of electricity companies and the transition of ageing and disability services from the public sector, and the reduction in headcount in some occupations, and a decrease in employee expenditure as a percentage of total government expenditure. However, the number of teachers, nurses and police continues to climb. The gender pay gap has decreased to $252 annually.
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