Staff numbers

FOI request reference: F0041138
Publication date: February 2015


I would like to know the numbers of your staff in 1978, 1988, 1999, 2003 and 2004.

Please tell me other information resources such as articles or documents which I can read online, to know and/or complement the numbers.




I am pleased to tell you that in 2004 we employed 590 people.

Some of the information which forms your request is considered exempt under section 21 of the FOI Act as it is already in the public domain and reasonably accessible by other means – this information is available to view at The National Archives, Kew.

I can advise that the remainder of the information you have requested is available in the following documents:

PRO 43/141: 20th Annual Report 1977-78

PRO 43/151: 30th Annual Report 1987-88

PRO 43/163: 40th Annual Report 1998-99

PRO 43/167: 44th Annual Report 2002-03

You have also asked for guidance regarding accessing information available online about staffing levels at The National Archives. You can view this information for the 2004-2014 period.