The National Civil Service Office (ONSC) has been working on a reform agenda for the civil service. The objectives include rebuilding the administrative career, as well as evaluating performance evaluations.
With these objectives in mind, the ONSC implemented, together with the World Bank, a survey for public officials with the following objectives:
• Understand the attitudes and motivations of public officials in Uruguay by systematically analyzing management practices in the Central Administration and public agencies.
• Analyze how the experiences and perceptions of management practices in the public administration impact on the levels of commitment and motivation of public officials.
• Understand the main differences across demographic groups within government agencies.
• Generate evidence, support and inform decision-making regarding reforms of management in the Uruguayan public administration that.
Report available at: https://www.gub.uy/oficina-nacional-servicio-civil/comunicacion/publicaciones/resultados-recomendaciones-encuesta-sobre-calidad-gestion-humana
Kind of Data
Aggregate data [agg]
Unit of Analysis
Version 01: Anonymized and aggregated dataset for public distribution
The study covered the following topics:
- Demographic data
- Performance management
- Staff turnover
20 public sector institutions in Uruguay
All public officials in 20 public sector institutions in Uruguay were eligible to participate in the survey.
Producers and sponsors
Serena Sara Daniela Cocciolo
The World Bank
A “census” type approach, with voluntary participation was implemented for this survey. The survey was addressed to all officials of the 20 institutions, covering a universe of approximately 40,000 employees. The “census” type approach has a greater power of inclusion since all public officials are given the opportunity to participate and express their opinion.
Response rate was 29%.
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Data Collection Notes
Online survey filled out by respondents using a general survey link
The use of the datasets must be acknowledged using a citation which would include:
- the identification of the Primary Investigator (including country name);
- the full title of the survey and its acronym (when available), and the year(s) of implementation;
- the survey reference number;
- the source and date of download (for datasets disseminated online).
Disclaimer and copyrights
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.