2019 Public Service Employee Survey Results by Theme for the Public Service by Question 96. In total, how many years have you been working in the federal public service?

The results of the 2019 Public Service Employee Survey (PSES) are presented by key people management themes (i.e., employee engagement, leadership, workforce, workplace). Results are not shown when there is no historical comparison, or when there is an insufficient number of responses.

Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add to 100. Results have been adjusted for non-response to better represent the target population. Therefore, percentages should not be used to determine the number of respondents within a response category. Positive answers and Negative answers are calculated by removing the "Don't know" and "Not applicable" responses from the total responses.

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Employee engagement

Question 7. I get a sense of satisfaction from my work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 44 37 11 6 3 0 0 81 8 38202
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 35 39 12 8 5 0 0 75 13 49806
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 35 40 12 8 6 0 0 75 13 61388
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 38 11 7 5 0 0 77 13 30550
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 41 11 6 3 0 0 80 8 28581
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 32 42 12 8 5 0 0 74 14 46945
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 31 42 12 9 6 0 0 73 14 54435
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 36 40 11 7 5 0 0 77 13 28677
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 43 10 5 3 0 0 82 8 26213
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 32 44 11 8 5 0 0 76 13 55608
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 31 44 11 8 6 0 0 75 14 57469
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 43 10 7 5 0 0 78 12 31949
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 38 43 11 5 3 0 0 81 8 14474
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 45 13 9 6 0 0 73 15 68615
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 28 44 12 9 6 0 0 73 15 53991
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 32 44 11 8 5 0 0 77 13 40558
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 39 12 7 4 0 0 78 10 24852
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 32 41 12 8 5 0 0 74 14 77755
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 33 42 11 8 6 0 0 75 14 46117
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 40 10 7 5 0 0 79 11 46796
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 37 41 12 7 3 0 0 78 10 27047
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 32 43 12 9 5 0 0 75 13 58037
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 34 43 10 8 5 0 0 77 13 36383
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 40 9 7 5 0 0 79 12 39952

Question 11. Overall, I feel valued at work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 42 36 12 6 3 0 0 78 10 38145
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 31 36 14 11 8 0 0 67 19 49708
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 29 36 14 12 9 0 0 64 21 61191
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 36 14 11 9 0 0 66 21 30484
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 39 12 6 3 0 0 78 10 28654
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 37 14 12 9 0 0 65 21 47046
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 36 15 13 11 0 0 62 23 54547
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 27 37 14 12 10 0 0 64 22 28709
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 38 12 6 3 0 0 78 10 26178
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 37 15 11 10 0 0 64 22 55550
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 37 15 13 11 0 0 61 24 57418
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 26 36 14 12 11 0 0 63 23 31886

Question 12. I am proud of the work that I do.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 54 31 10 3 1 0 0 86 4 38023
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 49 34 10 4 3 0 0 83 6 49489
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 51 34 10 3 2 0 0 85 6 60908
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 57 31 8 3 2 0 0 87 5 30312
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 52 34 10 3 1 0 0 86 4 28490
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 48 36 10 4 2 0 0 84 6 46798
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 49 36 9 4 2 0 0 85 6 54288
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 56 32 7 3 2 0 0 88 5 28529
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 54 33 9 3 1 0 0 87 4 26150
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 50 36 9 3 2 0 0 86 5 55487
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 50 36 9 3 2 0 0 86 5 57332
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 56 32 7 3 2 0 0 89 5 31875
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 64 27 7 2 1 0 0 91 2 14466
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 57 30 9 3 2 0 0 87 4 68581
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 58 29 8 3 2 0 0 88 4 53956
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 63 27 6 2 2 0 0 90 4 40523
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 58 31 8 2 1 0 0 89 3 24864
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 55 33 8 3 1 0 0 88 4 77856
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 58 31 7 3 1 0 0 89 4 46164
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 63 28 6 2 1 0 0 91 3 46861

Question 16. Overall, I like my job.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 53 33 8 4 2 0 0 86 6 38212
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 41 39 11 6 3 0 0 80 9 49825
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 39 40 11 6 3 0 0 79 9 61381
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 43 37 10 6 3 0 0 81 9 30519
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 49 36 9 4 2 0 0 85 6 28652
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 40 12 6 3 0 0 79 10 47098
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 36 41 12 7 4 0 0 77 10 54622
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 42 38 11 6 3 0 0 80 9 28753
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 50 35 8 4 2 0 0 86 6 26116
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 39 40 11 6 4 0 0 79 10 55414
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 36 41 12 6 4 0 0 78 10 57255
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 39 10 6 4 0 0 80 9 31783
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 51 35 8 3 2 0 0 87 5 14462
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 41 12 6 4 0 0 78 10 68582
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 37 40 12 7 4 0 0 77 10 53952
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 42 39 10 5 3 0 0 81 9 40525
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 48 37 8 5 2 0 0 85 7 24874
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 39 42 10 6 3 0 0 81 9 77849
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 39 42 9 6 3 0 0 81 9 46173
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 43 41 8 5 3 0 0 84 8 46864
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 40 8 5 2 0 0 85 7 27125
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 39 43 9 6 3 0 0 82 9 58288
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 40 43 8 6 3 0 0 83 9 36613
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 44 40 7 5 3 0 0 84 8 40234

Question 51. I would recommend my department or agency as a great place to work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 57 27 9 4 2 0 0 85 6 38096
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 32 15 8 6 0 0 70 14 49714
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 32 33 17 10 8 1 0 65 18 61292
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 33 32 16 10 8 1 0 65 18 30506
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 28 10 4 2 1 0 84 6 28548
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 34 33 17 9 7 0 0 67 16 47001
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 29 32 19 11 9 1 0 61 20 54544
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 32 18 10 9 1 0 62 19 28696
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 29 10 4 2 1 0 84 6 26163
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 33 33 17 9 7 1 0 66 17 55535
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 27 33 19 11 9 1 0 61 21 57389
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 33 17 11 9 1 0 62 21 31896
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 51 32 10 4 2 1 0 83 7 14475
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 36 17 11 7 1 0 65 18 68626
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 35 19 13 9 1 0 59 23 53995
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 25 35 17 12 10 1 0 60 22 40566
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 42 34 13 6 3 1 0 77 9 24854
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 36 19 10 6 1 0 65 17 77771
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 35 20 12 9 1 0 59 20 46122
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 25 35 19 11 9 1 0 61 20 46820

Question 52. I am satisfied with my department or agency.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 29 9 4 2 0 0 85 6 37969
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 35 35 15 9 6 0 0 70 15 49539
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 30 35 16 11 7 0 0 65 18 61044
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 32 34 16 10 8 0 0 66 18 30391
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 52 31 10 4 2 0 0 84 6 28441
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 32 35 16 10 6 0 0 67 17 46852
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 27 35 18 12 8 0 0 62 20 54309
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 28 35 17 11 8 0 0 64 19 28585
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 53 32 9 4 2 0 0 85 6 26176
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 31 36 16 10 7 0 0 67 17 55545
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 36 17 12 8 0 0 62 20 57428
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 28 36 16 12 8 0 0 64 20 31902
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 49 34 10 5 2 0 0 83 7 14466
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 37 17 12 7 0 0 65 19 68613
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 37 18 13 9 0 0 60 22 53983
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 25 36 17 13 9 0 0 62 22 40549
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 37 12 7 3 0 0 78 10 24843
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 39 17 11 6 0 0 66 18 77685
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 38 18 13 8 0 0 61 21 46090
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 24 38 17 12 8 0 0 62 20 46779
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 41 38 11 7 3 0 0 80 9 27123
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 26 41 15 12 6 0 0 67 18 58257
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 40 16 13 8 0 0 64 20 36604
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 26 39 14 12 8 0 0 65 20 40201

Question 53. I would prefer to remain with my department or agency, even if a comparable job was available elsewhere in the federal public service.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 42 22 17 9 5 4 1 68 15 38201
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 32 25 18 12 9 3 0 59 22 49834
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 31 26 18 12 10 3 0 59 22 61390
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 26 16 10 8 3 1 64 19 30531
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 24 18 9 5 4 1 67 15 28624
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 30 25 19 12 10 3 0 57 23 47092
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 28 26 19 13 10 3 0 56 24 54629
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 32 27 19 11 9 3 1 61 20 28740
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 23 17 9 5 6 1 68 15 26192
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 29 26 18 12 10 4 1 57 23 55551
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 27 27 19 13 11 4 0 56 24 57416
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 27 17 10 9 4 1 61 21 31876
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 37 24 17 9 6 5 1 65 16 14473
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 25 19 14 11 4 0 55 25 68629
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 26 19 13 11 4 1 54 26 53992
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 27 18 11 9 4 1 61 21 40538
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 35 24 17 10 7 5 1 63 19 24846
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 26 18 13 11 4 0 56 25 77754
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 27 27 18 13 10 5 0 57 25 46118
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 28 17 10 8 4 1 63 20 46795
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 31 27 17 12 7 6 1 62 20 27117
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 25 28 18 14 10 5 0 56 25 58254
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 25 30 17 13 9 5 1 58 24 36594
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 30 15 11 8 4 1 64 20 40198
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Leadership

Immediate supervisor

Question 24. My immediate supervisor encourages me to work collaboratively with others outside of my work unit.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 24 16 5 3 2 7 75 8 38189
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 43 27 15 5 4 1 5 74 10 49807
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 46 28 15 4 4 1 3 76 8 61386
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 46 27 15 4 4 1 4 76 8 30555

Question 26. I can count on my immediate supervisor to keep his or her promises.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 60 24 8 3 2 2 1 86 6 38133
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 49 27 12 6 5 1 1 77 11 49749
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 45 29 13 7 5 2 1 75 12 61273
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 45 29 13 6 5 2 1 75 11 30528
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 57 26 8 4 2 2 1 85 6 28559
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 45 30 12 7 5 1 0 76 12 46918
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 41 31 13 8 6 2 0 73 14 54384
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 31 13 7 5 2 1 74 13 28613
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 57 26 8 4 2 2 1 86 6 26215
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 44 31 11 7 5 2 1 77 12 55614
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 41 32 12 7 5 2 1 74 13 57479
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 40 32 13 7 5 2 1 74 13 31946
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 57 26 8 4 2 2 1 86 6 14475
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 42 31 12 7 5 2 1 75 12 68622
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 40 32 13 7 6 2 1 73 13 53993
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 40 32 13 7 5 2 1 74 12 40566
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 50 29 10 5 3 3 1 82 8 24873
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 32 12 8 6 2 1 74 14 77792
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 32 13 8 6 2 0 72 15 46149
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 33 13 8 6 2 1 73 14 46835
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 46 30 10 6 3 3 1 80 10 27117
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 31 13 9 7 3 0 71 16 58289
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 35 32 13 9 8 2 0 70 17 36613
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 37 32 13 9 7 2 0 70 16 40241

Question 27. My immediate supervisor keeps me informed about the issues affecting my work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 56 27 8 5 2 1 1 84 7 38066
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 45 31 11 8 5 1 0 77 12 49625
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 42 32 11 9 6 1 0 75 14 61118
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 33 11 9 5 1 0 75 14 30446
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 53 29 9 5 3 1 1 83 8 28480
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 42 33 11 8 5 1 0 75 14 46843
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 39 33 12 9 6 1 0 73 16 54293
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 34 12 9 6 0 0 73 15 28567
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 28 8 5 2 1 1 84 8 26195
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 42 33 10 8 6 1 0 76 14 55594
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 35 11 9 6 1 0 74 15 57466
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 35 11 9 6 1 0 74 15 31931
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 54 29 8 5 2 1 1 84 8 14477
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 34 11 9 6 1 0 74 15 68611
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 35 11 9 6 1 0 73 16 53993
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 35 11 9 6 1 0 74 15 40558
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 46 32 9 7 4 1 1 79 11 24846
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 35 11 10 6 1 0 73 16 77733
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 35 36 11 10 7 1 0 71 17 46127
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 36 36 11 10 7 1 0 73 16 46809
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 43 33 10 8 4 1 1 77 13 27115
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 35 34 11 11 8 1 0 70 19 58287
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 33 36 11 11 9 1 0 69 20 36587
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 34 36 11 10 9 1 0 70 19 40213

Question 31. I am satisfied with the quality of supervision I receive.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 61 25 7 4 2 0 0 86 7 38230
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 50 28 10 7 5 0 0 79 11 49852
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 48 29 11 7 5 0 0 77 12 61388
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 49 28 11 7 5 0 0 77 12 30557
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 57 26 9 5 3 1 0 83 8 28562
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 46 29 11 7 6 0 0 75 14 46980
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 43 29 13 8 7 0 0 73 15 54446
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 44 29 13 8 7 0 0 73 14 28616
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 61 24 7 4 3 0 0 85 7 26159
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 49 27 10 7 6 0 0 77 13 55518
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 46 28 11 7 6 0 0 75 14 57401
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 47 28 11 7 6 0 0 76 13 31845
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 58 26 8 5 2 1 0 85 7 14466
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 46 30 11 7 6 0 0 76 13 68597
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 44 30 11 8 6 0 0 75 14 53963
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 46 30 11 7 6 0 0 76 12 40535

Senior management

Question 34. Senior managers in my department or agency lead by example in ethical behaviour.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 50 27 10 3 2 8 1 84 6 38213
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 31 32 15 8 7 6 0 67 16 49765
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 25 33 18 11 8 6 0 61 20 61242
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 24 33 18 10 9 5 0 61 20 30480
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 47 28 10 4 2 8 1 82 7 28710
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 32 17 9 8 6 0 63 19 47212
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 32 18 11 10 6 0 58 23 54736
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 31 20 11 10 6 0 57 22 28822
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 47 28 9 3 2 10 1 84 6 26205
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 32 16 10 8 7 0 64 19 55628
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 21 32 18 12 10 6 0 58 23 57489
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 22 33 18 11 10 6 0 59 22 31957
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 28 9 4 2 10 1 82 7 14462
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 25 33 16 10 8 8 0 63 19 68574
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 21 33 18 12 9 7 0 58 22 53984
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 22 33 18 11 9 7 0 59 21 40538
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 34 31 15 6 4 8 1 72 11 24833
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 22 31 19 11 9 7 0 58 22 77750
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 19 30 20 12 12 7 0 53 26 46126
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 20 30 20 12 11 7 1 54 24 46847

Question 35. I have confidence in the senior management of my department or agency.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 48 28 11 5 3 5 1 80 8 38134
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 32 17 12 9 2 0 61 22 49676
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 21 33 19 14 11 2 0 55 26 61103
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 33 19 14 11 2 0 55 26 30429
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 30 12 6 3 4 0 78 9 28641
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 24 31 18 13 11 2 0 57 25 47105
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 19 31 19 16 13 2 0 51 29 54586
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 32 20 15 13 2 0 52 28 28755
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 44 30 11 5 3 5 1 79 9 26199
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 23 32 17 14 11 3 0 56 26 55610
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 32 19 16 13 2 0 51 30 57470
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 32 19 15 13 2 0 52 29 31945
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 43 30 12 6 4 5 1 77 10 14459
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 21 32 19 15 11 3 0 54 26 68577
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 17 31 20 16 13 2 0 49 30 53979
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 31 20 16 13 2 0 50 29 40548
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 33 33 16 8 5 3 0 69 14 24833
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 32 20 14 13 2 0 52 28 77695
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 15 30 20 16 16 2 0 46 33 46093
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 16 30 20 15 15 2 0 48 31 46790
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 33 34 15 8 5 5 1 71 13 27123
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 33 19 14 13 3 0 54 27 58268
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 17 32 19 16 15 2 0 49 31 36606
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 32 18 15 15 2 0 51 31 40205

Question 36. Senior management in my department or agency makes effective and timely decisions.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 37 29 15 8 3 8 1 72 12 38103
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 30 20 15 11 4 0 51 28 49627
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 15 30 22 17 12 4 0 46 31 61039
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 14 30 22 17 13 4 0 46 31 30379
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 33 30 16 9 4 8 0 69 14 28626
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 17 28 21 17 13 5 0 47 31 47052
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 28 22 19 15 4 0 42 35 54535
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 29 22 18 14 4 0 43 34 28749
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 33 29 14 8 4 10 1 70 14 26176
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 29 20 17 13 5 0 47 32 55557
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 29 21 19 15 4 0 43 35 57443
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 30 21 18 14 4 0 44 34 31925
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 31 30 15 9 5 10 1 68 16 14454
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 14 28 21 18 13 5 0 45 33 68555
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 11 28 21 20 15 5 0 41 37 53967
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 28 22 19 14 4 0 42 35 40538
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 20 34 18 13 6 9 0 59 21 24849
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 31 21 19 12 6 0 45 33 77751
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 9 29 21 21 15 5 0 40 37 46137
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 9 30 22 20 14 5 0 42 36 46846
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 19 34 18 13 6 10 1 59 21 27100
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 10 31 20 21 14 6 0 43 36 58244
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 8 30 20 22 15 5 0 39 39 36609
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 9 31 20 21 15 4 0 41 38 40217

Question 37. Essential information flows effectively from senior management to staff.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 35 31 14 10 5 5 0 70 16 38172
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 18 30 18 18 13 2 0 49 32 49720
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 31 19 19 15 2 0 46 35 61161
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 14 33 19 18 13 2 0 48 33 30431
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 31 32 15 11 5 5 0 66 18 28667
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 15 29 19 19 15 2 0 46 35 47151
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 30 19 20 17 2 0 43 38 54683
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 31 19 19 15 2 0 45 35 28783
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 33 32 13 10 5 7 1 70 16 26175
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 31 18 18 15 3 0 48 34 55567
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 31 18 20 16 3 0 45 37 57416
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 33 18 18 15 3 0 48 34 31878
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 31 33 14 10 5 6 1 68 16 14451
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 14 30 19 19 15 3 0 46 35 68572
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 30 19 21 16 3 0 43 38 53934
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 33 19 19 14 2 0 47 34 40520
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 22 36 16 14 7 4 0 61 23 24838
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 12 33 18 20 14 3 0 46 35 77678
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 10 32 18 22 16 2 0 43 38 46106
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 34 18 19 14 2 0 47 34 46827
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 23 38 15 14 6 4 0 64 21 27115
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 12 35 16 21 13 2 0 48 35 58247
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 11 35 16 22 14 2 0 47 36 36599
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 37 16 20 13 2 0 50 33 40218
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Performance management

Question 8. I receive meaningful recognition for work well done.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 36 13 7 3 1 0 76 11 38176
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 36 15 13 9 0 0 63 22 49797
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 37 15 14 10 0 0 61 24 61316
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 25 36 16 13 10 0 0 61 23 30550
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 36 36 15 8 4 1 1 73 12 28655
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 24 34 17 13 11 0 0 59 25 47071
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 22 34 17 14 12 0 0 56 27 54635
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 34 17 13 12 0 0 58 25 28742
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 38 36 13 8 4 1 0 75 12 26204
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 24 35 16 14 11 0 0 59 25 55586
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 21 35 16 15 12 0 0 57 27 57460
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 36 16 14 11 0 0 59 25 31930
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 34 37 15 9 4 1 0 72 13 14471
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 21 35 18 15 11 0 0 56 27 68583
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 19 35 17 16 12 0 0 54 29 53973
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 36 17 15 11 0 0 57 26 40564
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 30 39 15 9 5 1 0 70 15 24875
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 20 38 16 15 10 0 0 59 25 77855
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 36 16 16 12 0 0 55 28 46171
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 20 37 16 15 12 0 0 57 26 46890

Question 9. I have clear work objectives.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 40 10 8 2 0 0 80 10 38038
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 31 42 12 10 5 0 0 73 15 49597
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 28 43 13 12 5 0 0 71 16 61033
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 42 12 10 5 0 0 73 15 30407
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 37 40 12 8 3 0 0 77 11 28673
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 41 14 11 5 0 0 70 16 47138
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 42 14 12 6 0 0 68 18 54681
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 41 14 10 6 0 0 70 16 28778
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 41 10 7 2 0 0 80 10 26189
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 42 13 11 5 0 0 71 16 55592
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 43 13 12 6 0 0 69 18 57426
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 42 12 10 6 0 0 72 16 31918

Question 25. I receive useful feedback from my immediate supervisor on my job performance.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 49 29 11 6 3 1 1 79 10 38190
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 41 32 13 8 6 0 1 73 14 49789
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 39 32 13 9 6 0 0 72 15 61335
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 32 14 8 6 0 0 71 14 30558
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 46 32 10 6 3 1 1 80 10 28586
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 35 12 9 6 0 0 72 15 46995
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 34 35 13 10 7 0 0 70 17 54494
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 34 35 14 9 6 0 0 70 16 28646
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 47 32 9 7 3 1 1 81 10 26209
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 35 12 9 6 0 0 73 15 55634
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 34 37 12 10 6 1 0 71 16 57498
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 37 13 9 7 0 0 72 16 31952
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 48 32 10 6 3 1 1 81 9 14475
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 36 36 12 9 6 1 0 72 15 68627
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 34 36 12 10 7 1 0 71 16 53995
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 37 13 9 6 0 0 72 15 40574
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 35 11 8 4 1 1 76 12 24868
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 33 37 12 10 7 0 0 70 17 77818
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 31 37 13 11 7 0 0 69 18 46153
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 32 37 13 10 7 0 0 70 17 46860
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 37 35 12 9 6 1 1 73 15 27114
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 30 36 12 12 9 1 0 67 21 58290
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 28 36 13 12 9 1 0 65 21 36610
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 35 13 11 9 1 1 66 21 40245

Job fit and development

Question 4. I get the training I need to do my job.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 35 39 10 11 4 0 0 75 15 38117
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 40 12 15 7 0 0 67 21 49671
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 41 13 14 6 0 0 67 20 61140
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 40 12 12 6 0 1 70 18 30450
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 32 44 8 11 4 0 0 77 15 28726
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 23 45 10 15 6 0 0 69 21 47194
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 22 45 11 15 7 0 0 67 22 54724
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 24 44 11 13 7 0 1 69 20 28819
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 35 39 10 11 5 0 0 74 16 26217
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 24 40 12 15 9 0 0 64 24 55632
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 40 12 16 9 0 0 63 24 57474
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 27 40 11 13 8 0 1 67 22 31941
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 34 39 10 12 4 0 1 74 16 14470
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 23 39 13 16 9 0 0 62 25 68596
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 22 39 12 16 10 0 0 62 26 53958
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 26 39 12 14 9 0 1 65 23 40536
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 32 40 11 11 5 0 1 73 16 24868
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 26 41 12 13 7 0 1 67 20 77790
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 25 41 13 13 7 0 1 67 21 46139
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 41 12 11 6 0 1 70 17 46831
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 29 41 12 12 5 0 1 71 17 27121
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 23 42 13 14 7 0 1 66 21 58300
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 43 13 14 7 0 1 66 21 36621
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 26 42 13 11 6 0 1 69 18 40237

Question 44. My department or agency does a good job of supporting employee career development.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 31 14 8 4 5 0 73 13 38139
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 22 32 18 15 12 2 0 55 27 49723
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 32 19 16 14 2 0 51 30 61275
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 33 19 15 12 2 1 52 28 30500
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 35 32 15 8 5 5 0 71 14 28625
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 32 18 16 14 2 0 52 30 47061
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 16 31 19 18 15 1 0 48 33 54600
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 16 33 20 16 13 2 0 50 30 28732
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 38 31 13 8 4 6 1 74 13 26173
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 21 32 16 15 13 2 0 55 29 55534
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 33 17 17 14 2 0 52 31 57414
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 34 18 15 12 2 1 55 27 31920
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 33 30 14 9 5 7 2 70 15 14466
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 30 17 17 14 2 0 51 32 68605
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 17 31 18 18 15 2 0 49 33 53970
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 33 18 15 12 2 1 53 28 40547
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 29 32 16 11 7 4 1 65 18 24853
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 20 33 17 16 13 1 0 54 29 77816
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 33 17 16 14 1 0 52 30 46144
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 34 17 14 12 1 0 56 26 46837
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 27 36 16 11 6 4 1 66 17 27109
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 35 17 16 12 1 0 54 28 58264
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 16 35 17 17 13 1 0 52 30 36593
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 36 18 15 12 1 0 54 28 40241

Question 45. I believe I have opportunities for promotion within my department or agency, given my education, skills and experience.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 34 29 13 9 7 5 3 68 18 38199
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 22 29 15 15 16 2 1 52 32 49841
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 17 27 16 17 20 1 1 46 38 61424
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 16 25 17 16 21 1 4 43 39 30574
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 31 30 14 10 8 4 2 66 19 28633
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 29 15 16 18 2 1 49 35 47096
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 15 26 16 18 22 1 1 43 41 54623
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 14 25 18 17 21 1 4 41 40 28727
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 32 28 12 10 7 7 5 67 19 26166
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 28 14 17 19 2 2 49 36 55552
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 15 26 15 18 22 2 2 43 41 57422
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 15 25 16 17 21 2 4 43 40 31929
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 28 26 13 11 10 7 6 62 24 14473
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 26 15 18 22 2 1 43 42 68614
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 25 15 19 24 2 2 39 45 53992
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 14 24 17 17 22 2 4 40 42 40552
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 22 29 16 14 12 4 3 55 28 24855
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 15 28 15 18 21 2 1 45 40 77806
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 13 26 15 19 24 1 2 41 44 46147
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 25 16 18 23 1 4 40 43 46815
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 25 37 13 11 8 4 2 66 20 27088
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 17 34 13 16 16 1 1 53 34 58231
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 31 14 18 20 1 1 46 40 36598
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 28 15 18 22 1 3 42 42 40189

Question 46a. To what extent have the following adversely affected your career progress in the federal public service over the last 12 months? Conflict between my work obligations and my family or personal obligations

Survey year Demographic Not at all
(%)
To a small extent
(%)
To a moderate extent
(%)
To a large extent
(%)
To a very large extent
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 60 21 9 2 1 1 6 87 4 38166
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 50 25 13 5 3 1 3 78 9 49770
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 46 25 15 6 4 1 3 73 11 61317
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 51 23 13 5 3 1 5 78 9 30537

Question 46b. To what extent have the following adversely affected your career progress in the federal public service over the last 12 months? Lack of access to language training in my second official language

Survey year Demographic Not at all
(%)
To a small extent
(%)
To a moderate extent
(%)
To a large extent
(%)
To a very large extent
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 57 11 8 4 4 3 13 82 9 38147
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 56 12 8 5 6 2 11 78 12 49713
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 56 10 8 5 6 2 13 78 13 61300
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 57 9 6 4 5 2 18 82 10 30521

Question 46c. To what extent have the following adversely affected your career progress in the federal public service over the last 12 months? Lack of access to learning opportunities

Survey year Demographic Not at all
(%)
To a small extent
(%)
To a moderate extent
(%)
To a large extent
(%)
To a very large extent
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 49 22 13 5 3 2 5 77 8 38108
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 25 18 8 6 1 2 68 14 49697
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 42 25 16 8 5 2 3 69 13 61221
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 47 22 14 6 4 2 5 74 11 30454

Question 46d. To what extent have the following adversely affected your career progress in the federal public service over the last 12 months? Lack of access to developmental programs

Survey year Demographic Not at all
(%)
To a small extent
(%)
To a moderate extent
(%)
To a large extent
(%)
To a very large extent
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 48 20 13 6 3 4 6 76 10 38014
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 22 18 10 8 3 3 63 18 49600
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 22 17 10 7 3 3 64 18 61093
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 43 20 14 8 6 3 7 70 15 30373

Question 46e. To what extent have the following adversely affected your career progress in the federal public service over the last 12 months? Lack of opportunities in my region

Survey year Demographic Not at all
(%)
To a small extent
(%)
To a moderate extent
(%)
To a large extent
(%)
To a very large extent
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 51 16 11 6 5 4 6 75 12 38063
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 41 18 15 10 10 3 4 63 21 49607
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 40 17 14 11 11 3 5 61 24 61180
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 16 13 10 10 3 8 64 22 30477

Question 46f. To what extent have the following adversely affected your career progress in the federal public service over the last 12 months? Level of education

Survey year Demographic Not at all
(%)
To a small extent
(%)
To a moderate extent
(%)
To a large extent
(%)
To a very large extent
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 67 13 7 2 1 3 6 88 4 38070
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 66 15 8 3 2 2 3 86 5 49651
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 64 15 8 3 2 2 4 85 6 61213
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 61 15 8 4 3 2 7 84 7 30431

Question 46g. To what extent have the following adversely affected your career progress in the federal public service over the last 12 months? Discrimination

Survey year Demographic Not at all
(%)
To a small extent
(%)
To a moderate extent
(%)
To a large extent
(%)
To a very large extent
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 80 6 3 1 1 3 6 95 2 38016
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 73 10 6 2 3 4 3 88 6 49593
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 69 10 6 3 4 4 3 85 8 61093
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 67 10 6 3 4 4 6 86 8 30412

Question 46h. To what extent have the following adversely affected your career progress in the federal public service over the last 12 months? Accessibility or accommodation issues

Survey year Demographic Not at all
(%)
To a small extent
(%)
To a moderate extent
(%)
To a large extent
(%)
To a very large extent
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 79 6 3 1 1 2 9 95 2 38007
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 76 8 4 1 2 2 7 92 4 49593
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 74 8 4 2 2 2 9 91 5 61102
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 71 8 4 2 2 2 11 91 4 30396

Empowerment

Question 13. I have opportunities to provide input into decisions that affect my work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 36 35 15 8 4 1 1 72 13 38051
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 29 37 14 12 8 0 0 66 20 49599
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 28 38 13 12 8 0 0 67 20 61030
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 38 13 11 8 0 0 68 19 30393
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 32 37 16 10 5 1 1 70 14 28585
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 26 38 14 13 9 0 0 64 22 46985
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 38 13 13 10 0 0 64 22 54419
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 28 38 13 12 9 0 0 66 21 28678
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 34 37 14 9 4 1 1 72 14 26125
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 39 13 13 9 0 0 66 21 55420
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 40 12 13 9 0 0 66 21 57271
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 39 12 11 8 0 0 68 20 31849
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 27 39 16 11 6 1 1 67 17 14472
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 20 40 14 15 10 0 0 60 25 68604
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 20 40 13 15 11 0 0 61 26 53989
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 41 12 14 10 0 0 64 24 40556
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 30 38 14 10 6 1 1 70 15 24850
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 26 39 13 12 8 0 0 66 20 77800
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 27 40 12 12 9 0 0 67 21 46129
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 39 11 11 8 0 0 70 19 46824

Question 14. I am encouraged to be innovative or to take initiative in my work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 41 32 15 7 4 0 0 74 11 38136
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 33 33 16 10 8 0 0 66 18 49749
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 32 34 16 10 8 0 0 66 18 61216
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 33 34 15 10 8 0 0 67 17 30500
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 38 34 15 8 4 0 0 72 13 28506
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 30 34 16 11 9 0 0 64 20 46890
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 29 34 16 11 9 0 0 64 20 54303
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 34 16 10 8 0 0 65 19 28622
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 33 14 8 4 0 1 73 12 26135
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 31 34 15 11 8 0 0 65 19 55442
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 30 35 15 11 8 0 0 65 20 57291
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 35 15 10 8 0 0 67 18 31864
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 35 35 16 9 5 1 1 70 14 14469
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 36 16 12 9 0 0 63 21 68608
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 36 15 13 10 0 0 62 22 53980
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 28 36 15 12 9 0 0 64 21 40550

Question 15. I have support at work to provide a high level of service.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 44 38 10 5 2 1 0 83 7 37827
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 30 40 14 10 5 0 0 71 15 49262
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 28 40 14 11 6 0 0 68 17 60451
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 39 14 11 6 0 0 69 17 30031
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 38 12 7 3 0 0 78 9 28598
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 37 16 11 7 0 0 65 19 46965
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 36 16 13 8 0 0 63 21 54444
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 36 16 12 8 0 0 65 19 28657
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 43 37 11 5 2 0 1 81 8 26136
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 30 38 14 11 7 0 0 68 18 55437
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 27 38 15 12 8 0 0 65 20 57299
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 37 15 11 7 0 0 67 19 31854
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 39 12 5 2 1 1 80 8 14467
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 38 16 11 7 0 0 66 18 68593
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 25 37 16 13 8 0 0 63 21 53964
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 27 38 15 12 8 0 0 65 19 40546
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 43 38 11 5 2 1 1 82 7 24851
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 33 41 13 8 4 1 0 75 12 77739
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 30 41 14 9 5 1 0 72 14 46109
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 33 40 13 9 5 0 0 74 14 46784

Question 47. I feel I would be supported by my department or agency if I proposed a new idea.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 29 39 16 7 3 5 1 72 11 38143
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 40 20 11 6 3 0 61 18 49784
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 40 20 12 6 3 0 61 19 61356
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 40 20 11 6 3 0 61 18 30541
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 30 36 19 7 3 5 1 70 10 28663
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 18 35 23 12 8 3 0 56 21 47134
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 17 35 24 12 9 3 0 53 22 54685
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 36 23 12 9 3 0 55 21 28756
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 31 34 16 7 4 7 1 70 12 26160
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 35 21 12 8 4 0 56 22 55556
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 17 36 22 13 9 4 0 55 23 57445
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 36 21 12 8 4 0 57 21 31927

Work-life balance and workload

Question 6. I have support at work to balance my work and personal life.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 56 27 9 5 2 1 1 84 7 38135
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 44 32 10 8 6 0 0 75 14 49733
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 41 33 10 9 6 0 0 74 15 61239
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 42 33 10 8 6 0 0 75 14 30483
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 52 30 9 4 2 1 1 84 7 28666
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 41 34 11 9 6 0 0 75 14 47069
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 35 11 10 6 0 0 73 16 54610
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 34 12 8 6 0 1 74 14 28759
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 54 29 9 5 2 1 1 84 7 26186
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 33 11 9 7 0 0 74 16 55553
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 37 34 11 10 8 0 0 72 18 57401
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 35 11 9 7 0 1 74 15 31914
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 48 30 11 5 3 1 2 80 8 14466
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 34 13 9 7 0 1 71 16 68582
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 34 34 12 11 8 0 0 69 19 53961
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 35 13 10 7 0 1 71 17 40531
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 33 11 5 3 1 1 81 8 24864
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 36 11 9 5 0 1 75 14 77810
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 35 37 11 9 7 0 1 73 16 46149
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 36 37 12 9 6 0 1 73 15 46852

Question 17. I can complete my assigned workload during my regular working hours.

Survey year Demographic Always/almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 56 29 10 3 1 0 1 86 4 38060
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 33 17 7 4 0 1 72 11 49597
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 32 33 19 9 6 0 1 66 15 60950
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 31 20 10 6 0 1 63 16 30246
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 54 29 11 4 2 0 1 84 5 28735
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 33 17 7 4 0 1 72 11 47267
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 31 33 19 10 6 0 1 64 16 54803
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 31 19 10 7 0 1 63 17 28850
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 53 32 9 3 1 0 2 86 4 26223
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 36 15 6 3 0 1 75 10 55634
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 32 36 18 9 5 0 1 68 14 57506
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 34 18 9 6 0 2 66 15 31942
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 54 31 10 3 2 0 1 86 4 14473
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 35 16 6 4 0 1 73 10 68615
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 31 35 20 8 5 0 1 66 14 53986
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 33 20 9 6 0 1 64 16 40569
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 47 33 12 4 2 0 1 81 6 24870
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 36 35 17 7 4 0 1 72 11 77816
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 29 34 20 10 6 0 1 64 16 46166
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 28 33 21 10 7 0 1 62 17 46868
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 36 15 5 2 0 1 77 8 27115
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 36 20 9 5 0 1 65 15 58273
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 34 23 12 7 0 1 58 19 36617
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 33 23 12 8 0 1 57 20 40231

Question 29. Subject to operational requirements, my immediate supervisor supports the use of flexible work arrangements (e.g., flexible hours, compressed workweeks, telework).

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 62 17 7 3 3 3 6 86 7 38165
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 56 20 8 5 5 2 5 81 11 49804
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 55 21 8 5 6 2 4 81 11 61321
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 56 21 8 4 5 2 4 82 9 30513
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 56 18 6 4 3 5 8 85 7 26151
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 49 23 8 5 6 3 6 79 13 55557
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 48 25 8 6 6 2 5 79 13 57418
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 49 25 8 4 5 3 6 80 11 31885
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 54 19 7 3 3 5 10 84 7 14477
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 47 23 9 5 7 3 7 77 13 68622
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 47 24 9 6 7 3 5 77 13 53991
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 47 24 9 5 6 3 7 79 12 40562
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 46 24 10 6 5 3 5 77 12 24857
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 43 26 9 7 8 2 4 73 17 77854
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 43 27 9 7 8 2 4 75 16 46154
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 44 27 9 6 7 2 5 77 14 46862

Mobility and retention

Question 54. Do you intend to leave your current position in the next two years?

Survey year Demographic Yes
(%)
No
(%)
Not sure
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 30 35 35 38267
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 37 36 49910
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 40 36 61490
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 40 30 30622
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 28 37 35 28721
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 37 36 47261
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 40 36 54857
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 41 30 28834
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 28 38 34 26211
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 25 39 35 55625
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 42 34 57471
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 41 29 31943
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 28 39 34 14471
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 37 36 68624
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 42 35 53988
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 28 44 29 40557
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 29 39 31 24879
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 39 33 77900
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 22 46 32 46179
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 28 46 27 46876

Question 55. Please indicate your reason for leaving.

Survey year Demographic To retire
(%)
To pursue another position within my department or agency
(%)
To pursue a position in another department or agency
(%)
To pursue a position outside the federal public service
(%)
End of my term, casual or student employment
(%)
Other
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 1 30 21 5 39 5 10982
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 3 41 35 7 6 7 13860
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 11 39 37 5 1 7 15259
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 59 15 15 4 2 4 9254
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 1 32 23 6 33 5 7765
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 4 41 36 8 5 7 12871
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 11 37 38 6 1 7 13631
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 60 15 14 4 2 4 8587
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 1 25 19 6 44 5 7087
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 4 39 37 8 5 7 14422
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 35 38 7 1 7 13936
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 62 13 13 4 3 5 9565
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 2 28 22 15 9999 34 3960
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 3 40 37 11 9999 9 19228
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 10 36 37 10 9999 8 12484
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 60 15 13 6 9999 6 11176
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 1 35 31 12 9999 21 7479
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 3 40 39 9 9999 9 22228
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 37 37 7 9999 7 10289
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 63 14 13 5 9999 5 13026
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Organizational goals

Question 10. I know how my work contributes to the achievement of my department's or agency's goals.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 51 35 8 4 2 0 0 87 5 38065
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 42 38 10 6 3 0 0 81 9 49586
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 40 40 11 6 3 0 0 80 9 61073
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 43 38 10 5 3 0 0 82 8 30411
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 50 39 7 3 1 0 0 89 4 28687
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 42 40 9 5 3 0 0 83 8 47143
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 41 41 10 5 3 0 0 82 8 54670
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 44 39 9 5 3 0 0 84 7 28780
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 50 37 8 4 2 0 0 87 6 26186
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 39 40 10 6 4 0 0 79 10 55561
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 37 41 11 6 4 0 0 79 11 57400
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 40 10 5 4 0 0 81 9 31889
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 46 38 10 4 2 1 0 85 6 14469
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 36 41 12 6 4 1 0 77 10 68591
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 36 41 12 6 4 1 0 77 11 53962
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 40 40 11 5 3 1 0 80 9 40550
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 42 41 10 5 2 1 0 83 7 24872
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 35 42 12 6 3 1 0 78 10 77850
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 35 43 11 6 4 1 0 79 10 46162
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 41 10 5 3 1 0 81 9 46870
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 39 9 4 2 1 0 85 6 27110
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 40 10 6 3 1 0 80 9 58266
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 40 40 10 5 4 1 0 81 9 36596
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 44 38 9 5 4 1 0 83 8 40204

Question 39. My department or agency does a good job of communicating its vision, mission and goals.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 40 12 5 2 2 0 81 7 38190
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 25 42 18 9 5 1 0 68 14 49790
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 43 18 11 5 1 0 66 15 61369
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 42 19 10 5 1 0 66 15 30560
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 36 42 13 6 2 2 0 79 8 28645
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 22 42 18 11 5 1 0 66 16 47066
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 20 42 19 12 6 1 0 63 18 54599
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 42 19 11 6 1 0 64 17 28718
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 40 40 11 6 2 2 0 81 8 26173
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 24 41 17 10 6 1 0 66 16 55535
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 21 41 18 12 6 1 0 63 18 57407
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 22 41 18 11 6 1 0 64 17 31919
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 39 12 5 2 3 0 80 7 14478
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 24 41 18 10 6 1 0 65 16 68622
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 21 40 19 11 7 2 0 63 18 53995
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 41 18 10 6 2 0 65 17 40559
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 33 41 13 7 3 2 0 76 10 24863
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 24 42 17 10 5 1 0 67 16 77739
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 21 41 18 12 7 1 0 63 19 46105
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 42 17 10 6 1 0 66 17 46839

Organizational performance

Question 18a. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... constantly changing priorities.

Survey year Demographic Always/Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 6 17 31 26 17 2 2 44 23 38107
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 24 36 20 9 1 1 29 35 49760
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 27 37 16 6 0 1 22 40 61347
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 29 37 15 5 0 1 21 41 30544
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 6 17 31 26 16 2 3 44 24 28642
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 25 36 19 8 1 1 27 37 47093
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 13 29 37 16 5 0 1 21 42 54646
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 29 37 15 5 0 1 20 43 28748
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 5 14 31 24 18 2 6 45 21 26103
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 23 35 18 8 1 3 27 36 55392
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 13 27 37 15 6 1 2 21 41 57241
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 28 37 14 6 1 2 20 42 31776
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 5 16 32 25 16 2 5 43 23 14441
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 26 36 17 7 1 2 25 38 68491
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 13 30 36 14 5 1 1 19 44 53884
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 31 36 13 4 0 2 18 45 40480
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 18 32 23 14 2 4 39 27 24785
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 12 26 35 17 7 1 2 25 39 77672
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 30 35 14 5 1 2 19 45 46061
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 31 35 13 5 0 2 18 46 46729
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 20 33 23 12 2 3 37 28 27061
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 12 28 35 17 6 1 2 23 41 58197
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 13 32 36 13 4 0 1 18 46 36548
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 33 35 13 4 0 1 17 47 40160

Question 18b. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... lack of stability in my department or agency.

Survey year Demographic Always/Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 6 12 20 27 29 4 3 60 18 38002
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 18 28 25 15 2 1 41 30 49614
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 21 30 23 11 1 1 35 34 61159
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 22 31 22 10 1 1 33 35 30444
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 6 12 21 27 26 4 3 57 20 28527
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 13 20 28 24 13 2 1 37 34 46920
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 23 30 21 9 1 1 31 37 54466
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 14 23 31 20 9 1 1 30 38 28645
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 5 11 21 23 29 5 6 59 18 26042
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 12 19 28 21 14 2 4 37 33 55245
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 13 22 30 20 10 2 3 31 37 57091
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 22 31 19 10 2 3 31 37 31695
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 6 12 22 24 24 6 6 54 21 14422
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 13 21 29 21 11 2 3 34 36 68445
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 15 24 31 19 8 2 2 28 40 53835
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 14 25 32 18 8 2 2 27 41 40450
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 14 23 24 22 5 5 51 23 24773
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 12 20 28 22 13 2 3 37 33 77601
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 22 30 20 9 2 3 31 38 46022
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 23 31 19 9 2 3 29 38 46654
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 15 24 26 20 4 4 50 23 27031
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 13 21 29 22 11 2 2 34 36 58118
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 23 31 20 8 1 2 29 39 36476
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 14 24 31 19 8 1 2 28 40 40091

Question 18c. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... too many approval stages.

Survey year Demographic Always/Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 9 17 26 22 19 4 4 44 28 38025
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 15 23 29 18 10 2 2 30 40 49653
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 26 31 16 7 1 2 23 45 61228
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 27 30 15 7 1 2 22 47 30476
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 10 18 26 22 17 4 4 42 30 28556
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 17 24 30 17 9 2 2 27 42 46933
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 20 27 30 15 6 1 2 21 48 54506
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 27 30 14 6 1 2 20 49 28629
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 9 16 26 19 18 5 7 42 28 26068
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 23 29 17 9 2 5 27 42 55298
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 20 26 30 14 6 1 3 21 48 57220
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 20 26 29 14 7 1 4 21 48 31770
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 10 17 25 19 17 5 7 41 30 14415
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 25 28 15 8 2 3 24 46 68453
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 27 27 13 6 1 3 19 52 53845
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 27 27 13 6 1 3 19 53 40458
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 12 19 27 18 14 4 6 36 34 24767
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 18 24 29 16 8 2 4 26 44 77579
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 20 26 29 14 6 1 3 22 48 46011
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 27 28 14 6 1 3 21 49 46653
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 11 19 28 19 13 4 5 36 33 27025
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 17 25 29 17 7 2 3 25 44 58107
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 25 30 16 6 1 3 23 46 36483
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 26 30 15 6 1 3 22 47 40089

Question 18d. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... unreasonable deadlines.

Survey year Demographic Always/Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 3 7 20 32 33 2 4 69 10 37958
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 7 13 30 31 16 1 2 48 21 49511
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 9 18 36 26 9 1 2 36 28 61038
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 10 20 37 23 9 1 2 32 30 30362
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 3 7 21 33 30 2 4 67 11 28482
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 7 14 32 30 14 1 2 45 22 46854
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 10 19 36 24 8 1 2 33 30 54337
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 11 21 37 22 8 1 2 30 32 28574
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 3 6 19 29 32 3 8 69 10 25971
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 8 14 30 28 15 1 5 45 23 55120
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 10 19 35 23 9 1 3 34 30 56957
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 11 20 36 21 8 1 3 30 32 31629
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 3 6 20 31 30 3 7 68 10 14390
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 8 15 32 28 13 1 3 43 23 68297
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 11 20 35 23 8 1 2 32 32 53727
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 22 36 21 7 1 2 29 34 40320
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 4 9 24 29 25 2 6 59 15 24743
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 8 15 32 27 13 1 4 42 25 77493
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 11 20 35 22 8 1 3 32 32 45957
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 22 35 20 7 1 3 29 35 46583
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 4 10 25 31 23 2 5 59 15 27009
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 8 17 33 27 11 1 3 39 26 58080
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 10 21 36 22 7 1 2 31 32 36480
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 11 23 37 20 7 0 2 28 35 40074

Question 18e. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... having to do the same or more work, but with fewer resources.

Survey year Demographic Always/Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 5 10 20 27 31 3 4 63 16 38016
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 14 20 28 22 14 1 2 37 35 49651
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 25 30 17 8 1 2 25 44 61249
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 26 31 15 7 1 2 23 46 30522
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 6 12 22 27 25 4 5 57 19 28554
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 23 28 19 10 1 2 31 40 46997
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 22 27 28 14 6 1 2 21 50 54580
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 28 29 13 6 1 2 19 51 28698
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 5 10 20 24 29 4 9 60 17 26028
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 21 27 18 12 1 4 31 39 55316
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 21 26 29 14 7 1 3 22 48 57179
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 27 29 13 6 1 3 21 49 31770
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 6 11 21 23 26 4 8 56 20 14412
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 24 28 16 9 1 3 27 44 68451
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 24 28 27 13 6 1 2 19 53 53869
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 24 29 27 12 5 1 2 17 55 40452
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 8 14 24 22 21 3 7 48 25 24775
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 22 28 18 10 1 3 30 41 77631
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 22 27 29 13 6 1 2 20 50 46067
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 23 28 28 12 5 1 2 18 53 46717
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 6 13 24 26 21 3 6 52 22 27004
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 15 23 29 19 10 1 3 30 40 58106
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 20 28 29 14 6 1 2 21 49 36474
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 22 29 29 13 5 0 2 18 52 40090

Question 18f. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... high staff turnover.

Survey year Demographic Always/Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 12 19 22 28 7 4 57 22 37987
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 13 18 26 23 16 2 2 40 32 49548
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 13 20 29 23 11 1 2 35 35 61049
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 21 29 22 10 1 2 34 36 30413
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 8 13 21 22 24 7 5 53 24 28517
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 14 20 27 22 13 2 3 37 35 46855
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 15 22 29 22 10 1 2 33 38 54364
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 14 22 29 21 9 1 2 31 38 28559
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 11 19 19 26 9 9 56 22 26062
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 12 18 26 21 14 3 5 39 33 55323
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 13 20 28 22 11 2 4 35 35 57178
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 13 21 29 22 10 1 5 33 36 31768
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 11 18 21 24 10 8 55 22 14418
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 17 26 24 15 2 5 42 30 68406
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 18 29 24 11 2 4 37 32 53829
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 20 29 23 11 2 4 36 33 40432
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 13 21 22 22 7 8 51 24 24752
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 18 26 23 15 2 5 41 31 77560
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 19 29 23 11 2 5 37 33 45974
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 12 20 29 23 11 1 5 36 33 46619
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 10 17 22 20 18 6 6 44 31 27055
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 15 22 26 20 11 2 4 33 39 58160
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 15 23 28 20 9 1 3 30 40 36512
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 15 23 28 20 9 1 4 30 40 40109

Question 18g. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... overly complicated or unnecessary business processes.

Survey year Demographic Always/Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 8 15 27 22 22 4 3 47 25 37996
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 14 22 31 19 10 2 2 30 38 49625
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 17 25 33 16 7 1 2 23 43 61197
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 26 33 14 6 1 2 21 45 30465
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 9 16 28 21 18 5 4 42 27 28600
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 23 31 17 8 2 2 26 41 47055
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 19 26 32 14 6 2 2 20 47 54636
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 27 32 13 5 1 2 19 48 28692
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 8 14 27 19 20 6 7 44 25 26081
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 22 31 16 9 2 4 26 40 55339
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 18 25 33 13 6 2 3 20 46 57216
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 26 32 12 6 2 3 19 47 31764
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 9 15 27 19 19 6 6 43 27 14425
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 23 31 15 8 2 3 25 42 68473
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 20 26 31 13 6 2 2 19 48 53864
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 27 32 12 5 2 3 18 49 40431

Question 18h. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... Unreliable technology.

Survey year Demographic Always/Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 7 15 29 25 20 1 2 47 22 38101
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 11 19 33 23 12 1 1 36 31 49729
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 11 21 35 22 10 1 1 32 33 61302
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 10 20 36 23 9 1 1 33 30 30518

Question 40. I feel that change is managed well in my department or agency.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 28 35 17 11 4 5 0 67 16 38056
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 14 33 21 19 10 2 0 48 30 49598
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 11 32 22 21 12 2 0 43 34 61112
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 11 33 22 21 11 1 0 45 32 30425

Respectful workplace

Question 21. In my work unit, every individual is accepted as an equal member of the team.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 57 25 7 6 3 1 0 83 10 38135
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 43 30 10 10 7 1 0 73 17 49695
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 41 30 10 10 8 1 0 72 18 61221
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 44 30 10 9 7 1 0 74 16 30497
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 52 28 8 7 4 1 0 81 11 28623
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 32 11 11 8 1 0 70 20 46994
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 36 32 10 11 9 1 0 69 20 54468
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 32 10 10 8 1 0 71 19 28661
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 27 7 6 3 1 0 83 10 26190
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 30 10 10 8 1 0 71 19 55606
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 32 10 11 9 1 0 70 19 57450
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 40 32 10 9 8 1 0 73 17 31924
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 54 27 7 7 4 1 0 82 11 14476
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 30 10 11 8 1 0 71 19 68626
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 40 31 10 10 8 1 0 71 19 53975
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 43 31 9 9 7 1 0 75 16 40542

Question 22. In my work unit, individuals behave in a respectful manner.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 62 27 5 5 2 0 0 89 6 38124
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 46 34 8 8 4 0 0 80 11 49692
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 44 35 8 8 4 0 0 79 12 61203
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 46 34 8 7 4 0 0 81 11 30471
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 58 30 6 5 2 0 0 88 6 28604
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 42 37 9 8 4 0 0 79 12 46995
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 40 38 9 8 4 0 0 78 12 54457
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 38 9 7 4 0 0 80 11 28700
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 57 30 6 5 2 0 0 88 7 26172
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 39 39 9 8 4 0 0 78 13 55554
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 37 40 9 8 5 0 0 78 13 57388
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 40 9 7 4 0 0 79 12 31836
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 32 6 4 2 0 0 87 6 14469
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 40 10 8 4 0 0 79 12 68588
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 37 41 9 8 4 0 0 79 12 53962
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 41 9 7 3 0 0 81 11 40542

Question 23. The people I work with value my ideas and opinions.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 51 32 10 3 1 1 1 85 5 38176
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 37 13 6 3 1 0 78 9 49772
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 39 38 13 6 4 1 0 78 9 61290
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 38 12 6 4 1 0 78 10 30517
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 46 35 11 3 2 2 1 83 5 28648
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 35 40 14 6 4 1 0 76 10 47075
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 34 41 14 6 4 1 0 76 10 54583
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 41 14 6 4 1 0 77 10 28701

Question 48. I think that my department or agency respects individual differences (e.g., culture, work styles, ideas).

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 52 33 8 4 1 2 0 86 5 37993
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 34 39 14 7 4 2 0 74 11 49603
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 30 40 15 8 5 2 0 71 13 61067
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 40 15 7 4 2 0 72 12 30436
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 56 32 7 3 1 1 0 89 4 28576
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 39 13 6 4 1 0 77 10 47016
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 34 40 14 7 4 2 0 75 11 54543
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 40 14 6 3 2 0 76 9 28695
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 33 6 3 1 2 0 90 4 26184
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 36 40 12 6 3 2 0 78 10 55545
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 31 42 14 7 4 2 0 75 11 57415
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 33 41 14 6 3 2 0 76 9 31899
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 56 30 7 3 1 2 0 88 4 14467
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 39 37 13 6 3 2 0 78 9 68620
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 35 38 14 7 4 3 0 75 11 53982
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 36 39 14 5 3 3 0 77 9 40559
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 36 10 4 2 3 0 83 6 24855
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 31 39 15 7 5 3 0 72 12 77725
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 40 17 8 6 3 0 68 14 46123
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 27 39 17 7 6 3 0 69 13 46831

Question 49. My department or agency implements activities and practices that support a diverse workplace.

A diverse workplace includes everyone, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, religion, age, language, culture, background, interests, views or other dimensions.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 28 9 3 1 3 1 86 4 38073
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 35 14 4 3 3 0 77 8 49656
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 37 36 15 5 3 3 0 76 8 61120
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 39 36 14 4 3 3 0 78 7 30418
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 53 30 10 3 1 3 0 86 4 28576
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 36 14 4 3 3 0 77 8 47008
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 36 37 16 4 3 3 0 76 8 54569
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 37 15 4 3 3 0 78 7 28698
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 51 30 9 3 1 5 1 86 4 26160
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 36 35 16 5 4 4 1 75 9 55537
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 33 37 17 5 4 4 1 74 9 57397
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 37 16 4 3 4 1 76 8 31876
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 56 27 8 2 1 5 1 88 4 14460
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 41 34 14 4 2 5 1 79 7 68600
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 36 15 4 3 4 1 77 8 53965
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 37 14 4 3 4 1 78 7 40532

Question 50. Overall, my department or agency treats me with respect.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 68 25 4 2 1 0 0 93 3 38134
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 47 35 9 5 3 0 0 82 8 49751
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 40 37 12 6 5 0 0 77 11 61307
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 36 11 7 5 0 0 77 12 30543
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 65 27 4 2 1 0 0 93 2 28523
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 44 37 10 5 4 0 0 81 9 46980
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 39 12 6 5 0 0 76 11 54489
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 38 12 7 5 0 0 76 12 28704
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 66 27 4 2 1 0 0 93 3 26194
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 42 38 10 6 4 0 0 81 10 55562
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 36 41 11 7 5 0 0 76 12 57444
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 37 39 11 7 5 0 0 76 13 31931
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 66 26 5 2 1 0 0 92 3 14460
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 44 37 10 5 3 0 0 81 9 68589
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 38 12 7 5 0 0 76 12 53953
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 38 11 7 5 0 0 77 11 40516
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 33 7 3 2 0 0 88 5 24829
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 40 12 6 4 0 0 77 11 77682
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 31 40 14 8 6 0 0 72 14 46035
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 33 39 13 8 6 0 0 72 14 46719
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 49 37 8 4 2 0 0 87 6 27118
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 32 41 13 8 5 0 0 74 13 58259
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 28 42 14 9 7 0 0 69 17 36585
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 30 40 13 9 7 0 0 71 16 40190

Ethical workplace

Question 20. I am satisfied with how interpersonal issues are resolved in my work unit.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 26 13 6 3 7 5 74 11 38145
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 30 17 11 8 5 3 61 20 49745
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 25 31 17 11 9 4 3 60 22 61284
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 27 32 16 10 8 4 2 63 20 30513
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 29 30 16 6 4 9 5 69 12 28634
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 20 32 19 12 9 5 3 56 23 47083
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 19 33 19 12 10 4 2 56 24 54589
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 21 35 19 11 9 3 2 59 21 28739
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 36 27 12 6 4 8 7 74 12 26204
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 25 30 16 11 9 5 4 60 23 55603
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 23 32 16 12 10 4 3 59 24 57452
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 24 34 16 11 9 3 3 62 21 31921
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 27 12 6 3 7 6 76 11 14477
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 27 31 16 11 8 4 3 62 21 68625
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 33 15 11 9 3 2 63 21 53988
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 34 15 10 8 3 2 66 18 40554

Question 41. If I am faced with an ethical dilemma or a conflict between values in the workplace, I know where I can go for help in resolving the situation.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 41 31 12 8 4 3 2 76 12 38146
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 30 36 15 10 6 2 1 68 17 49726
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 29 39 15 10 6 2 1 69 16 61294
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 38 14 9 5 2 1 71 15 30538
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 38 34 12 8 4 3 1 76 12 28636
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 29 38 14 10 6 2 1 69 16 47078
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 29 39 14 9 6 2 1 70 16 54623
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 32 39 14 8 5 2 1 72 14 28738
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 42 32 10 7 3 4 1 78 11 26146
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 33 38 12 8 5 3 1 73 14 55490
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 32 38 12 9 5 2 1 73 14 57351
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 38 12 7 5 2 1 75 13 31870
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 31 9 6 3 4 2 80 10 14466
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 35 38 11 8 4 3 1 76 12 68611
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 35 38 11 8 5 3 1 75 13 53983
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 38 11 7 4 2 1 78 11 40547
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 39 33 10 7 4 5 1 77 12 24824
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 34 36 12 9 5 4 1 73 14 77675
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 32 37 12 9 6 3 1 72 16 46086
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 36 36 11 8 5 3 1 75 13 46788
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 35 34 12 9 5 5 1 73 14 27122
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 36 13 11 7 4 1 67 19 58261
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 29 37 12 10 7 4 1 69 18 36603
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 33 36 12 8 6 4 1 72 16 40206

Question 42. My department or agency does a good job of promoting values and ethics in the workplace.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 45 34 14 4 2 2 0 81 6 38073
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 30 37 19 8 5 1 0 68 13 49663
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 27 37 20 9 6 1 0 65 15 61154
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 29 37 18 9 6 1 0 67 15 30495
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 43 36 14 4 2 2 0 80 6 28562
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 28 38 19 8 5 1 0 67 14 46977
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 26 38 19 9 6 1 0 65 15 54474
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 28 38 19 8 6 1 0 67 14 28655

Question 43. I feel I can initiate a formal recourse process (e.g., grievance, complaint, appeal) without fear of reprisal.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 32 24 16 7 5 12 3 66 15 38112
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 19 24 19 14 13 8 2 48 31 49741
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 15 24 20 16 16 7 2 44 34 61299
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 19 26 19 14 14 6 2 48 31 30526
2018 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 29 26 17 8 5 12 3 65 16 28626
2018 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 17 25 20 15 14 7 2 46 32 47084
2018 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 24 20 16 17 7 2 42 36 54613
2018 More than 20 years in the federal public service 17 26 19 15 14 6 2 47 31 28751
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 28 25 14 8 6 15 4 65 17 26149
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 17 25 17 15 15 9 2 47 34 55497
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 24 18 17 17 8 2 43 37 57361
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 26 18 14 14 7 3 49 32 31872
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 26 24 15 9 7 15 4 62 19 14469
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 16 24 18 16 16 9 2 44 36 68603
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 14 23 18 17 18 8 2 41 39 53989
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 18 26 17 15 14 7 2 49 32 40537
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 21 24 18 10 8 16 4 55 23 24848
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 13 23 18 17 16 11 3 42 37 77781
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 12 22 18 18 18 9 2 39 40 46143
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 16 25 19 15 14 8 3 46 34 46858

Physical environment and equipment

Question 1. I have the materials and equipment I need to do my job.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 50 39 4 6 2 0 0 88 8 38235
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 36 45 5 11 3 0 0 81 14 49837
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 33 46 5 12 4 0 0 79 15 61424
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 35 45 5 11 4 0 0 80 15 30593
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 46 42 3 7 2 0 0 87 9 26228
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 31 47 5 12 5 0 0 78 17 55656
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 28 49 5 12 5 0 0 77 18 57515
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 31 47 5 11 5 0 0 78 17 31969
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 44 43 4 7 2 0 0 87 9 14470
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 31 47 6 11 4 0 0 79 16 68606
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 29 48 6 13 5 0 0 77 18 53989
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 32 46 5 11 5 0 0 78 17 40563
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 41 44 4 8 2 0 0 86 10 24876
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 35 47 5 10 3 0 0 82 14 77856
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 33 47 5 11 4 0 0 81 15 46171
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 37 45 4 10 4 0 0 82 13 46862
2008 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 41 45 4 8 2 0 0 85 10 27120
2008 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 34 47 4 10 4 0 0 82 14 58297
2008 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 34 47 5 10 4 0 0 81 14 36615
2008 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 45 4 9 4 0 0 83 13 40226

Question 3. My physical environment (e.g., office, workspace) is suitable for my job requirements.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 53 32 6 7 2 0 0 85 9 38155
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 41 36 7 11 5 0 0 77 16 49759
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 39 36 7 11 6 0 0 75 18 61340
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 35 7 11 6 0 0 76 17 30551
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 52 32 6 7 3 0 0 84 10 26204
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 37 36 8 12 7 0 0 74 19 55597
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 36 36 8 12 8 0 0 72 20 57467
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 38 36 7 11 8 0 0 74 19 31940
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 51 33 6 7 3 0 0 84 10 14462
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 39 35 8 11 7 0 0 74 18 68573
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 36 7 12 8 0 0 73 19 53940
2014 More than 20 years in the federal public service 40 35 7 10 7 0 0 76 18 40539
2011 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 44 36 7 8 4 0 0 80 13 24839
2011 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 38 37 8 10 6 0 0 76 16 77675
2011 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 38 37 8 10 6 0 0 76 16 46064
2011 More than 20 years in the federal public service 41 37 7 9 6 0 0 78 15 46755

Question 5. I have the information, training and equipment I need to ensure my health and safety at work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2019 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 31 7 5 2 0 0 87 7 37994
2019 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 43 36 9 8 4 0 0 79 12 49494
2019 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 42 37 9 8 4 0 0 79 11 60989
2019 More than 20 years in the federal public service 44 36 9 7 3 0 0 81 10 30368
2017 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 55 32 6 4 1 0 0 88 6 26145
2017 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 42 37 8 8 4 0 0 80 12 55476
2017 11 to 20 years in the federal public service 41 39 8 8 4 0 0 80 11 57298
2017 More than 20 years in the federal public service 44 38 7 7 3 0 0 82 10 31863
2014 Less than 3 years in the federal public service 52 33 7 5 2 0 0 86 7 14461
2014 3 to 10 years in the federal public service 40 38 9 8 3 0 0 79 11 68550
2014 11 to 20 years in the federal public service