The NSW public sector aspires to be a high-performing diverse workforce that delivers great outcomes for the people of NSW. 

This report is a scorecard of the sector's performance as a whole. It includes valuable workforce data, facts and figures, along with case studies on some of the inspirational work happening across the sector.

You can use this report to not only learn more about the sector but also to help make workforce planning decisions in your agency.

This video from our Commissioner, Kathrina Lo, touches on some of the year’s highlights and why you should read the reports. Her full foreword is also available to read.

Data & insights

Our KPIs

How the sector is performing overall.

Aboriginal woman leading team meeting at Aboriginal Housing Office

Our structure

The sector's size and distribution across the state.

Gardener working at Centennial Parklands

Our people

Who we are and how we feel at work.

Three Trustee and Guardian employees standing around whiteboard arranging post it notes for workshop

Our workplaces

The behaviours we experience in our workplaces.

Scientist at work at DPIE lab in Lidcombe

Our leaders

Who they are and how we view them.

Isabella and Emma from Revenue NSW having a meeting

Our organisations

How we experience our organisations' practices.

Team from Revenue NSW meeting in an office
A woman in a face mask receives a vaccine from a female health worker

Case studies

In this year's report you'll find stories of excellent work in the NSW public sector. Read about initiatives like NSW Health's mass vaccination centres, the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment's employee workplace adjustments portal, Multicultural NSW's community support initiatives and more.

Download the full State of the NSW Public Sector Report 2021