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Department for International Development written question – answered on 8th December 2014.

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Photo of Mike Kane Mike Kane Labour, Wythenshawe and Sale East

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many (a) locally engaged and (b) UK-based staff her Department has employed in each country with a DfID office in each year since 2010.

Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne The Minister of State, Department for International Development

Holding answer received on 04 December 2014

The numbers of Staff Appointed in Country (SAIC) and Home Civil Service (HCS) based in DFID country offices in each year since 2010 are shown in the tables below. The figures are given for March of that year.

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Location

HCS

SAIC

HCS

SAIC

HCS

SAIC

HCS

SAIC

HCS

SAIC

Afghanistan

32

19

41

28

37

34

45

35

40

34

Bangladesh

19

62

12

64

20

65

16

77

19

74

Bosnia and Herzegovina

0

4

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

Burma

6

4

5

5

6

5

8

11

10

18

Burundi

3

3

3

4

3

3

0

0

0

0

Cambodia

6

8

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Caribbean

9

10

8

9

8

10

12

11

12

9

China*

7

18

4

12

4

10

4

10

4

10

Democratic Republic Of Congo

14

30

18

30

21

36

24

40

29

46

Ethiopia

18

36

16

42

23

47

26

60

19

75

Gambia

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

Ghana

9

25

12

23

14

27

13

33

11

34

India

19

86

17

81

20

86

18

86

17

90

Indonesia**

3

8

4

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

Iraq

5

1

4

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

Kenya***

17

37

22

38

33

42

36

50

38

52

Kosovo

2

13

2

11

1

10

0

0

0

0

Kyrgyzstan

2

6

2

6

0

6

0

0

0

0

Lesotho

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

Liberia****

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

Malawi

10

30

9

26

12

32

10

37

10

40

Moldova

0

4

0

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

Mozambique

9

22

8

26

9

29

9

25

13

25

Nepal

14

35

13

37

17

40

16

42

13

43

Nigeria

24

50

23

58

33

68

35

71

36

77

OPTs

9

6

7

7

9

9

10

12

6

12

Overseas Territories

6

3

2

1

5

1

5

2

2

1

Pakistan

20

37

28

37

31

55

33

59

41

59

Rwanda

12

15

11

17

9

27

12

30

15

29

Serbia

0

5

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

Sierra Leone

11

19

9

22

13

21

16

29

17

31

South Africa

12

21

10

21

17

19

21

17

22

20

South Sudan

0

0

0

0

17

15

20

18

6

20

Sudan

14

10

16

23

12

13

13

13

13

16

Tajikistan

2

7

2

7

1

7

4

7

4

7

Tanzania

13

20

14

19

19

23

21

29

24

32

Uganda

11

23

10

24

11

28

9

33

23

35

Vietnam

5

18

5

19

5

19

3

19

3

16

Yemen

4

4

4

3

2

4

3

3

2

3

Zambia

10

22

13

19

15

23

16

29

16

32

Zimbabwe

9

21

9

21

12

19

13

19

15

18

*Our office in China works with the Chinese government to help reduce poverty in other developing countries. In March 2011 DFID closed its bilateral aid programme to China.

** In March 2011, DFID closed its poverty reduction programme and the DFID country office in Indonesia.

*** DFID Somalia was run out of the DFID Kenya office until April 2014

**** DFID’s programmes in Liberia are run from the Sierra Leone office.

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