State of Connecticut

State Employees by Function          
Last Six Fiscal Years          
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Primary Government            
Legislative 665 668 695 701 713 706
General Government 3,645 3,654 3,783 3,897 3,811 3,630
Regulation and Protection 4,196 4,258 4,324 4,384 4,271 4,088
Conservation and Development 1,296 1,302 1,306 1,356 1,388 1,293
Health and Hospital 7,668 7,774 7,841 7,984 4,138 3,925
Transportation 3,053 3,131 3,198 3,256 3,139 3,070
Human Services 1,847 1,891 1,969 2,046 1,982 5,175
Education, Libraries, and Museums 18,874 19,375 19,619 20,219 20,126 20,225
Corrections 9,738 9,797 9,927 10,116 10,034 9,539
Judicial 4,297 4,381 4,457 4,628 4,567 4,601
Total Number of Employees - Primary Government 55,279 56,231 57,119 58,587 54,169 56,252


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.