Data source for Total Staff

Reporting period

2002 to 2012

UN System Staff Totals (10 years)

This chart shows the number of staff in the UN at headquarters and other duty stations over the last 10 years.

Number of Staff2003200420052006200720082009201020112012
HQ22541224952291026934269802781729533298593060030723
Other31838341243507842703483024297553204567635375452596



Extracted from Personnel Statistics report data (Table 1A: Number of staff by category and organizational location).

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Total Staff by Organization

This chart shows the number of staff in each organization. In the first graph, the value for the UN (32,417 staff members) has been omitted to enhance the readability of the other organizations. Two charts are presented, one for organizations with more that 600 staff members and the second for those with less than 600.

Staff by Organizational Location

This chart shows the number of staff in each organization broken down by type of Duty Station. In the first chart, the value for the UN (HQ:11,741, Other:20,676 members of staff) has been omitted to enhance the readability of the other organizations. Two charts have been prepared, one for organizations with more that 600 staff members and the second for those with less than 600.