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Summary

  • Just over a third of employees are male and almost two-thirds are female – this is consistent with 2021
  • The council are under-representing males when compared to the profile of residents (ONS census 2021)
  • Just over a third of staff work part-time (35%), they are most likely to be female (only 6% are male)
  • Portsmouth International Port is the only directorate where males form the majority of staff (87%)

Employees by gender

Base: Dec 2022 (3,797)

This chart shows that for 2022:
35% of employees are male
65% of employees are female

Employee gender by employment category

Base: (Dec 2022) Full-time: 2,458 | Part-time: 1,339

This chart shows that for 2022:
36% of Portsmouth City Council staff are male full-time employees and 29% are female full-time employees
6% of Portsmouth City Council staff are male part-time employees and 29% are female part-time employees

Employee gender by directorate

Base: (Dec 2022) | CFE: 678 | AS: 639 | PH: 47 | Exec: 34 | FR: 308 | CS: 337 | CLRS: 297 | Regen: 446 | HNBS: 924 | PIP: 87

This chart shows that:
14% of employees in the Children, Families and Education directorate are male, and 86% are female
19% of employees in the Adult Services directorate are male, and 81% are female
23% of employees in the Public Health directorate are male, and 77% are female
26% of employees in the Executive directorate are male, and 74% are female
30% of employees in the Finance and Resources directorate are male, and 70% are female
42% of employees in the Corporate Services directorate are male, and 58% are female
42% of employees in the Culture, Leisure and Regulatory Services directorate are male, and 58% are female
45% of employees in the Regeneration directorate are male, and 55% are female
49% of employees in the Housing, Neighbourhood and Building Services directorate are male, and 51% are female
87% of employees in the Portsmouth International Port directorate are male, and 13% are female