The costs for the financial years 2005-06 and 2006-07 are as follows:
|Permanent civil service staff||1,809||1,803|
|Permanent non-civil service staff||258||246|
Figures are derived from the annual report and accounts and reflect personnel employed within the Departmental Boundary for the Annual Accounts, and therefore exclude Trading Funds.
The figure for permanent non-civil service staff includes locally engaged civilians employed overseas, and Ministers. The figure for temporary and agency staff includes both directly employed casual staff and payments to contractors for agency staff. Monthly figures could be provided only at disproportionate cost.