The NSW People Matter Employee Survey 2021 is now closed. It was open to NSW public sector employees from 23 August to 17 September.

The survey provided an important opportunity for almost 400,000 people to have a say about their workplace and to help make the public sector a better place to work.

The survey asked employees about their experiences with their work, workgroup, managers, and organisation.

The Public Service Commission coordinates the survey in collaboration with all public sector departments and agencies to run it each year.

Final response rates

Name Response rate
NSW public sector 44.0%
Clusters  
Customer Service 92.5%
Education 39.4%
Health 32.2%
Planning, Industry and Environment 77.8%
Premier and Cabinet 79.9%
Regional NSW 80.7%
Stronger Communities 47.1%
Transport 71.3%
Treasury 73.8%
Independent and other agencies 51.5%

PMES 2020

The NSW People Matter Employee Survey 2020 is now closed. It was open to NSW public sector employees from 19 October to 13 November 2020.

Frequently asked questions

Have a question about the survey? See our list of answers to frequently asked questions.

Explore previous years reports

Need more information?

Please contact the People Matter Employee Survey team at employeesurvey@psc.nsw.gov.au.