Only 17 per cent of respondents said that they would recommend the DCLG as a place to work, down from 28 per cent last year.
Morale at the DCLG also compares poorly with the civil service as a whole, with 52 per cent of all civil servants saying that they are proud to work for their part of the service, and 46 per cent saying that they would recommend it as a place to work.
The survey showed that DCLG staff by and large have faith in their direct boss, with 72 per cent stating that they have confidence in their line manager.
However, only 22 per cent said that they believed that the executive team has a clear vision for the future of the DCLG.
Full DCLG survey results are available here.