Luxembourg’s public sector counted 31,049 people in its workforce, of which 19,292 were civil servants while 8,854 worked on fixed-term or permanent contracts and another 2,489 were contracted under a collective work agreement.
The average age of public sector workers was 40.7.
Close to half of public sector staff work in education (44.8%), followed by administrative roles (39.6%), law enforcement (11.1%) and the judiciary (4.5%).
While women made up 52.6% of public sector workers at the end of 2020, they accounted for only 28.5% of 393 leadership positions, a report published by the government on 7 May shows.
Women, however, were more likely to work in part-time roles. Out of 6,853 public sector workers in part-time jobs, 5,636 were women.