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Gender in the Australian Public Service data

Proportion of women by classification, 2012 – 2016

Level 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Graduate 49.02% 53.50% 48.60% 47.36% 50.63%
APS 1 54.85% 54.45% 53.76% 53.35% 51.66%
APS 2 66.82% 66.38% 66.38% 65.63% 65.23%
APS 3 66.02% 65.83% 65.91% 65.48% 64.99%
APS 4 69.66% 69.18% 69.23% 69.08% 69.77%
APS 5 58.79% 59.05% 59.28% 59.43% 59.84%
APS 6 54.95% 55.31% 55.47% 55.71% 56.30%
EL 1 49.25% 49.82% 49.79% 49.97% 50.81%
EL 2 40.79% 41.66% 42.30% 42.64% 44.08%
SES 1 40.49% 41.19% 41.90% 42.33% 44.90%
SES 2 38.00% 37.39% 36.69% 36.88% 38.06%
SES 3 30.77% 32.23% 35.14% 40.95% 39.83%

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Agency heads – gender by agency function, 2016

Agency Function Male Female
Larger operational 67% 33%
Policy 62% 38%
Regulatory 73% 27%
Smaller operational 53% 47%
Specialist 78% 22%

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Employee engagement by gender, 2016

Engagement factor Male Female
Job Engagement 6.8 6.8
Team Engagement 6.6 6.7
Supervisor Engagement 7.2 7.4
Agency Engagement 5.7 5.9

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Satisfaction with remuneration and non-monetary conditions by gender, 2016

Factor Male Female
I am fairly remunerated (e.g. salary, superannuation) for the work that I do 52.2% 63.0%
I am satisfied with my non-monetary employment conditions (e.g. leave, flexible work arrangements, other benefits) 74.4% 77.1%

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