Dismissed public servants in terms of gender

News | Rule of Law | Good Governance | Publications | Analysis 18 October 2013

From 1st January, 2013 to 1st April 2013, comprehensive information was received from 166 public authorities about dismissed servants from public authorities of Georgia. According to the received data, a total of 21 506 public servants, including 2 969 high ranking officers have been dismissed within this period.(The Institute considers the high statistics of the dismissed employees from public authorities is rested on not reasons mentioned above but on the data of the inter agency rotation or reorganization consequences of the employees hired on different positions).  Of these, 9 797 servants were dismissed by the administration and 11 709 servants were dismissedbased on their own statements. 

 

1 191 cases of dismissal of high ranking officials have been initiated by the administration, whereas 1 778 cases based on their own applications. 

 

From 1st January, 2012 to 1st April, 2013, most cases of dismissal of public servants were observed in the central and state offices of the ministries, a total of 8219 public servants. Majority of cases of dismissal took place in the central and state government offices of the ministries from the structural and territorial units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which was 6 915 public servants. Public legal entities and sub-agencies are on the second place, with the number of dismissals equal to 5125 public servants. From 1st January, 2012 to 1st April, 2013, 4 669 military servants have been dismissed from the Armed Forces. 2436public servants were dismissed from the local self-government bodies within this period and 1 057 public servants were dismissed from other public authorities. 

 

  • Dismissed public servants in terms of gender  

From 1st January 2012 to 1st April 2013, majority of dismissed servants were men (17 905), whereas 3 601 were women. Majority of dismissed employees were men because 67% of dismissed cases related to the law enforcement structures where majority of the employees are men. 

 

As for the dismissed high ranking officials, a high percentage was men.  Out of dismissed high ranking servants, 2542 were men, whereas 427 were women.  

 

In terms of types of public authorities, majority of men (94.6%) have been dismissed from the Georgian Armed Forces (United HQs), whereas most of the high ranking officials were dismissed (89.7 %) from local self-governments (City Halls, Municipal Boards). A high percentage of dismissed women was observed in the “non-law enforcement agencies” such as legal entities and sub-agencies, whereas high ranking female officials have been dismissed (30.4 %) from the central and state minister offices of the ministries. 

 

  • Statistics of dismissed high ranking officials initiated by management in terms of gender

From 1st January, 2012 to 1st April 2013, 8 443 male public servants and 1354 female servants have been dismissed based on the decision of the management from Public Authorities in Georgia. According to the statistics, 1025 male high ranking officials and 166 females have been dismissed. 

 

 

  • Statistics of public servants dismissed based on their own statements in terms of gender 

From 1st January 2012 to 1st April 2013, 9 462 male and 2247 female public servants were dismissed based on their own statements observed in the public authorities of Georgia, whereas 1517 high ranking male and 261 female officials were dismissed from the same public authorities. 

high percentage of high ranking male public officials was observed in local self-governing units (City Halls, Municipal Boards). A high percentage of female public servants (40.5 %) was observed in non-law enforcement structures, whereas high ranking female officials (28.3 %) were observed in the non-law enforcement central and state minister offices of the ministries. 

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