Largest fire brigades by firefighter numbers in the United Kingdom in 2018

This statistic shows the leading fire and rescue authorities in the United Kingdom (UK) by number of firefighters, as of March 31, 2018. The Scottish fire brigade has the largest number of firefighters with roughly 6.4 thousand employed in the entire country. Greater London has the second-largest amount with around 4.5 thousand overall, followed by Northern Ireland at 1.9 thousand.

Largest fire and rescue authorities by firefighter numbers in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018

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Sources

Release date

November 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 31, 2018

Supplementary notes

* Combination of wholetime operational, and retained duty staff. Data taken from firescotland.gov (page 3)

** Combination of wholetime and retained firefighters. Data taken from nifrs.org.

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