Source: UNECE Statistical Database, compiled from national official sources.
Definition:Senior level civil servants are defined according to ISCO-08, code 1112 (e.g. government administrators, administrators at intergovernmental organisations, ambassadors, consul-general, etc.).
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Data refer to decision making positions at federal government administrations.
Data are based on Natinal Occupational Classification 2006
Data exclude the 3 northern territoires.
Reference period (2008): data refer to 2009.
Government controlled area only.
Data refer to november of preceding year. 2010: break in series.
Change in definition (2000 - 2011): Senior civil servant refers to higher officials. Data refer to central state body only.
Change in definition (2010 - 2011): Data refer to directors of the central administration and alike, ambassadors, prefects, chief education officers, heads of service, deputy directors and assistant directors, etc.
Geographic coverage : French Republic, including the overseas departments DOM (except Mayotte). Overseas collectivities (COM) are excluded.
Change in definition (1980 - 1990): Data refer to public sector personnel in direct public sector Not including civil servants of the former GDR Data refer to full-time employees only.
Change in definition (1995): Data refer to public sector personnel in direct public sector Data refer to full-time employees only.
Change in definition (2000 - 2002): Data refer to public sector personnel in direct public sector
Change in definition (1990 onwards): Civil servants at the following grades: Assistant Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Secretary General.
Change in definition (2001): Data refer to ISCO-88 classification Code 1 - "Heads (representatives) of the governing bodies of the all levels and the Heads of the organisations", including the representatives of the legislature, executive and representative government and judiciary; heads and senior management officials of the state agencies; Heads of the local representative bodies, public organisations, political parties; Heads of the organisations, including small and medium ones.
Change in definition (2011): From 2011 data refer to the new ISCO 2008, 1120 Managing directors and chief executives
Reference period (1990): Data refer to 1991. From 2011 data compiled according to ISCO -08.
Country: Russian Federation
Reference period (2004 - 2013): Data refer to the situation as of 1st of January of the following year.
Data refer to civil servants in high positions in the central administration. Discrepancies between total and sum of sexes in 2013-2015 are due to vacant positions.
Change in nomenclature from ISCO-88 to ISCO-08 between 2013 and 2014.
Change in definition (2001 - 2011): Data include legislators and senior government officials.
Data are rounded by multiple of 1000.
Break in methodlogy (2010): From 2010 data refer to ISCO-08 classification, before 2010 data refer to ISCO-88 classification.
From 2014 data cover the territories under the government control.