Rabat – The total number of civil servants in Morocco exceeds 860,000, according to statistics announced Wednesday in Rabat, according to MAP.
The total number of civil servants exceeds 860,000, according to statistics announced Wednesday in Rabat during a press conference devoted to the presentation of the Action Plan 2014-2016 of the Ministry in charge of Public Service and the Modernization of the Administration.
521,553 employees work in the various government departments, 190,442 in public institutions, while local communities employ more than 150,000 employees, Minister of State for Public Service and the Modernization of the Administration, Mohamed Moubdi was quoted by MAP as saying.
The Ministry of Education alone accounts for 54.09% of public servants, the Ministry of Interior 15.64% and the Ministry of Health 8.87%, the Minister added .
38,6 % of women
Women represented around 38.6% of the total number of civil servants in 2012, up from 34% in 2002, noted the Minister, adding that this proportion goes up to 56.61% in the Ministry of Health, 48.56% in the Ministry of Justice and Freedoms and 44.67% in the Ministry of Public Service .
This cost the State a budget of 98 billion dirhams in 2013 (more than 11% of GDP), against 103.7 billion dirhams for 2014.
A total of 44,037 calls for applications for employment positions have been posted on the portal from beginning of 2012 until March 23, 2014, including 19,959 job positions in 2012 and 23,187 in 2013, while 891 openings were announced in 2014.
Regarding appointments to high office, the council of the government adopted 353 proposals as of March 23, he said.