Jack Chambers (Dublin West, Fianna Fail)
QUESTION NO: 70
To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of sick days taken by members in each service of the Defence Forces to date in 2018. [44411/18]
Paul Kehoe (Wexford, Fine Gael)
In line with other sectors, sick leave statistics for the Defence Forces are compiled annually and provided to the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform (D/PER). These statistics are used in order to track the levels of absenteeism across the public service. The absence rates for the public service are then published by D/PER.
The total number of sick leave days claimed by members of the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps as of the 23rd October is outlined in the tabular format below.
|Service||Sick Leave 2018|
Up to 23/10/18
Up to 31/10/18
|Average Sick Leave Per Person|