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World Politics 51.1 (1998) 83
 

Welfare-State Retrenchment Revisited:
Entitlement Cuts, Public Sector Restructuring, and Inegalitarian Trends in Advanced Capitalist Societies

Richard Clayton and Jonas Pontusson


Table 7
The Size of the Public Sector Labor Force (1960-94)

Government Employees (in Thousands)
1980 Peak 1994 % Change from
Peak to 1994

Australia 1,604 1,843 (87) 1,661 -9.9
Austria 596 837
Belgium 701 755 (86) 730 -3.3
Canada 2,027 2,646
Denmark 708 812 (90) 792 -2.5
Finland 398 550 (91) 514 -6.5
France 3,395 5,426
Germany 3,843 4,329 (92) 4,307 -0.5
Italy 3,151 3,415 (92) 3,374 -1.2
Japan 3,654 3,807
Netherlands 756 858 (90) 835 -2.7
New Zealand
Norway 419 613
Sweden 1,299 1,425 (90) 1,256 -11.9
Switzerland 323 424
U.K. 5,210 5,328 (88) 3,789 -28.9
U.S. 16,732 18,049
    OECD total

Source: OECD, Labour Force Statistics (Paris: OECD, various years); and Historical Statistics (Paris: OECD, various years).
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Tables: Welfare-State Retrenchment Revisited: Entitlement Cuts, Public Sector Restructuring, and Inegalitarian Trends in Advanced Capitalist Societies

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