State of Connecticut

State Employees by Function      
Last Four Fiscal Years      
  2005 2006 2007 2008
Primary Government        
Legislative 665 668 695 701
General Government 3,645 3,654 3,783 3,897
Regulation and Protection 4,196 4,258 4,324 4,384
Conservation and Development 1,296 1,302 1,306 1,356
Health and Hospital 7,668 7,774 7,841 7,984
Transportation 3,053 3,131 3,198 3,256
Human Services 1,847 1,891 1,969 2,046
Education, Libraries, and Museums 18,874 19,375 19,619 20,219
Corrections 9,738 9,797 9,927 10,116
Judicial 4,297 4,381 4,457 4,628
Total Number of Employees - Primary Government 55,279 56,231 57,119 58,587

Note: This information was not available prior to 2005. The number of employees excludes job classes such as contractors, intermittent, durational, seasonal, trainee, temporary and part-time employment.