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ADF Veterans employed in the APS data

Figure 1. Length of Service in the APS.

Length of Last Period of Service Percentage
Still currently serving 10.1
Less than 1 year 10.1
2 – 5 years 25.6
6 – 10 years 17.4
11 – 15 years 9.7
16 – 20 years 5.8
More than 20 years 21.1

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Figure 2. Percentage of veterans in the APS in each classification broadband.

Classification Veterans Non-veterans
Trainee/Apprentice 0.3 0.3
Graduate APS 0.5 1.2
APS 1-2 2.2 2.0
APS 3-4 20.2 29.8
APS 5-6 41.6 36.5
EL1 21.8 18.9
EL2 11.0 9.1
SES1 1.9 1.7
SES 2-3 0.6 0.6

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Figure 3. Percentage of veterans in the APS in each age group.

Age Veterans Non-veterans
Under 20 years 0.0 0.3
20 – 24 years 0.6 4.0
25 – 29 years 3.1 9.6
30 – 34 years 5.6 13.0
35 – 39 years 7.9 14.4
40 – 44 years 12.4 15.1
45 – 49 years 18.4 14.6
50 – 54 years 22.4 13.7
55 – 59 years 18.5 9.7
60 – 64 years 8.0 4.3
65 years or older 3.1 1.2

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Figure 4. Highest qualification attained – veterans in the APS vs. non-veterans in the APS.

Qualification Veterans Non-veterans
< Year 12 or equivalent 9.2 8.9
Year 12 or equivalent 11.4 19.0
Vocational Qualification 14.2 0.2
Associate Diploma 17.1 8.1
Undergraduate Diploma 4.8 3.3
Bachelor Degree & Hons 16.9 32.0
Postgrad Diploma / Cert 11.6 12.1
Master’s Degree 13.3 13.4
Doctorate 1.3 3.1

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Figure 5. Service History: Length of last period of military service.

Length of Last Period of Service Percentage
Still currently serving 10.1
Less than 1 year 10.1
2 – 5 years 25.6
6 – 10 years 17.4
11 – 15 years 9.7
16 – 20 years 5.8
More than 20 years 21.1

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Figure 6. Service History: Recency of last period of military service.

Recency of Last Period of Service Percentage
Still currently serving 12.6
Less than 1 year 3.2
2 – 5 years 9.7
6 – 10 years 11.9
11 – 15 years 15.4
16 – 20 years 18.8
More than 20 years 28.5

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