State of Connecticut

State Employees by Function            
Last Seven Fiscal Years            
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Primary Government              
Legislative 665 668 695 701 713 706 705
General Government 3,645 3,654 3,783 3,897 3,811 3,630 3,584
Regulation and Protection 4,196 4,258 4,324 4,384 4,271 4,088 4,099
Conservation and Development 1,296 1,302 1,306 1,356 1,388 1,293 1,296
Health and Hospital 7,668 7,774 7,841 7,984 4,138 3,925 3,844
Transportation 3,053 3,131 3,198 3,256 3,139 3,070 3,055
Human Services 1,847 1,891 1,969 2,046 1,982 5,175 5,133
Education, Libraries, and Museums 18,874 19,375 19,619 20,219 20,126 20,225 20,777
Corrections 9,738 9,797 9,927 10,116 10,034 9,539 9,243
Judicial 4,297 4,381 4,457 4,628 4,567 4,601 4,626
Total Number of Employees - Primary Government 55,279 56,231 57,119 58,587 54,169 56,252 56,362

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.