State Employees by Function
Last Nine Fiscal Years
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Primary Government
Legislative 695 701 713 706 705 716 705 685 722 715
General Government 3,783 3,897 3,811 3,630 3,584 3,453 3,107 3,324 3,360 3,289
Regulation and Protection 4,324 4,384 4,271 4,088 4,099 3,999 3,945 4,064 4,126 4,074
Conservation and Development 1,306 1,356 1,388 1,293 1,296 1,393 1,324 1,303 1,309 1,269
Health and Hospital 7,841 7,984 4,138 3,925 3,844 3,862 3,857 3,822 3,792 3,814
Transportation 3,198 3,256 3,139 3,070 3,055 3,018 2,986 3,027 3,092 3,179
Human Services 1,969 2,046 1,982 5,175 5,133 5,017 4,618 4,841 4,898 4,690
Education, Libraries, and Museums 19,619 20,219 20,126 20,225 20,777 21,692 21,203 20,937 21,263 19,392
Corrections 9,927 10,116 10,034 9,539 9,243 9,151 8,628 8,588 8,721 8,750
Judicial 4,457 4,628 4,567 4,601 4,626 4,744 4,605 4,597 4,639 4,548
Total Number of Employees - Primary Government 57,119 58,587 54,169 56,252 56,362 57,045 54,978 55,188 55,922 53,720


Note: The number of employees excludes job classes such as contractors, intermittent, durational, seasonal, trainee, temporary and part-time employment.
The total for the primary government includes the employees of the University of Connecticut, the University of Connecticut Health Center, and the Board of Regents for Higher Education which includes the State University System and the Connecticut Community Colleges.