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People Survey

People in ScotlandThe Scottish Government is committed to investing in our people to support them to deliver for the people of Scotland. Our People Survey is conducted annually to obtain views from our staff about the experience of working in the Scottish Government and its agencies. It looks particularly at how engaged our people are in their work. The results help us to understand what we need to improve to make the Scottish Government a great place to work, and to provide the best service we can for Scotland.

The Scottish Government People Survey is part of the annual Civil Service People Survey covering nearly 500,000 civil servants. 98 UK Civil Service organisations took part in the survey in 2017, and it has been running since 2009. Previously, the Scottish Government ran its own Employee Survey. You can find out more about the Civil Service People Survey and view results for the service as a whole by visiting the Civil Service website.

The most recent People Survey took place in October 2017.