Mid‑career professionals, managers and executives aged 40 years and above hired in the public sector
Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on mid-career professionals, managers and executives aged 40 years and above hired in the public sector
Parliamentary Sitting: 16 January 2012
Mr Patrick Tay Teck Guan: To ask the Prime Minister how many mid-career Professionals, Managers and Executives aged 40 years and above have Ministries and Statutory Boards recruited as permanent full-time staff annually from 2006 to 2011.
Written Reply (for the Prime Minister) by Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security, Minister in charge of the Civil Service and Minister for Home Affairs:
Between 2008 and 2010
1, about 3,700 mid-career Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) aged 40 years and above were recruited by the ministries and statutory boards. The average number of PMEs aged 40 years and above recruited by the Public Service in the last 3 years is 1,200 per year, which is about 9% of the new hires.
1 Past employment records were not captured. Data for 2011 are not available as yet.