This is the total number of people working for the Council. For the number of people working in each directorate, see Staff count - people by directorate - there are people who work in more than one directorate.
The data is sourced from the Council's Human resources system. Figures are taken at the end of the month, the beginning of each quarter, and for an annual snapshot at the end of the financial year. It does not include schools.
Also see other HR and Workforce related datasets.
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