Public sector organisations are responsible for providing public services in the UK. This includes schools, colleges, universities, the police and fire service, local councils, the prison service and the armed forces. Public services are funded by government with money raised from taxes.
Source: BRES (2021), Annual Population Survey
Source: BRES (2021), Ministry of Justice, GOV, House of Commons Library
The Careerometer can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations, help you learn about different occupations and identify potential careers. It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.
Use the boxes below to simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.