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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Staff of local authority social services departments by local authority and post title (2014-15 onwards)
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[Collapse]Wales2,5333,1063,9161654,10121614,0373,041305434452404,1824322281,5722243962,85221,071
WalesIsle of Anglesey38589121240313125000001256302422385523
Gwynedd12012812234506188425404401003081078200991,291
Conwy1781711201214206237400019093301351349200916
Denbighshire1531245607340446970000097101310024567
Flintshire167117114203470765103033000136190063771591,060
Wrexham1061501070212057500002102110042048100696
Powys7217619402150657002202704960010000160866
Ceredigion10511612201034419800000198150550777619
Pembrokeshire1518318426270471700025290124331712200172767
Carmarthenshire18420827902407918274028048035032111038321861,454
Swansea24918223123242941,02126130381913036134661361302491,631
Neath Port Talbot7320429902281481800480103015100109821191,088
Bridgend118118142935707448502805201651911851301281,037
Vale of Glamorgan611231271570039618100000181219270108165742
Cardiff2551962772915709140063026089390881801451,148
Rhondda Cynon Taf127253453341901,255414025052049124311362902201,966
Merthyr Tydfil3041590230153860270001131402501453319
Caerphilly87196242030708322920123033044851010921151961,476
Blaenau Gwent689317902150555108046000154304551620152861
Torfaen81691570530387000000000390039426
Monmouthshire6597144131110430201018000219111410053702
Newport11810321710880536218000910309005002171916

Metadata

Title
Staff of local authority social services departments by local authority and post title

Last update
30 October 2019 30 October 2019

Next update
October 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Staffing of local authority social services (STF) data collection, Welsh Government

Contact email
stats.pss@gov.wales

Designation
National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local authorities

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
This table summarises information on the directly employed staff of social services departments in Wales. Local authorities also provide services using the independent sector, whose staff are not included in these figures.

Data collection and calculation
The data were supplied to the Data Collection team within the Welsh Government by the 22 local authorities in Wales on the Staffing data collection form. The form applies an extensive series of validation checks to ensure that the information provided is accurate and consistent.

Whole-time equivalent staff numbers are based on contractual hours, rather than those actually worked on the census day. Whole-time equivalents should be calculated on the basis of 39 (contractual) hours per week for care assistants, manual and domestic staff, and 37 hours for other staff. For part-time staff their whole-time equivalent is calculated by dividing contractual hours by 39 or 37 as appropriate.

Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
Data are shown each financial year from 2014-15

Users, uses and context
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Rounding applied
None

Revisions information
None

Statistical quality
For the year 2014-15 onwards, the STF return was based on a revised Qualification Framework. Therefore only limited comparisons with previous years can be made.

Social work trainees do not have required or recommended qualifications. Due to this fact, and missing data for a small number of LAs in respect of qualifications, the total of full and part time staff at the Wales level sometimes exceeds the total of those with required and recommended qualifications and other staff. A similar issue with missing data affects the Welsh language speaking subsets of these data.

Please find further information in the related statistical publication, or alongside further information on quality and methods in the Quality Report, as per the given weblinks.

Keywords
Staffing, Social services