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Graduate data

Graduate gender and diversity, 2016

  Female Male
Gender 50.6% 49.4%
  Indigenous Disability Non-english speaking background
Diversity 3.5% 3.5% 11.3%

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Graduate age, 2016

  Under 20 20-29 years 30-39 years 40-49 years 50-59 years
Age 0.2% 83.1% 13.7% 2.5% 0.4%

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Main focus of tertiary qualifications – APS graduates, 2016

  Agriculture, Environmental and related studies Architecture and Building Arts and Social Sciences, including psychology and social work Business and Management Creative Arts Economics, Commerce and Accounting Education Engineering and related technologies Human resources Information technology Law Mathematics and Statistics Medicine and Health Sciences Natural and physical sciences Public Administration and Political Science Other
  4.6% 0.5% 11.4% 4.1% 0.7% 16.4% 0.3% 5.4% 0.8% 9.1% 24.8% 2.0% 4.6% 4.5% 6.2% 4.7%

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Employee engagement by graduate status, 2016

  Job engagement Team engagement Supervisor engagement Agency engagement
Graduate 7.2 8.1 8.3 7.3
Non-graduate 6.8 6.6 7.3 5.8

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Employee engagement by entry to the APS, 2016

  Job engagement Team engagement Supervisor engagement Agency engagement
Graduate 7.1 7.0 7.5 5.9
Non-graduate 6.7 6.6 7.2 5.7

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Graduates – desired and expected classification in 5 years, 2016

  APS 1-2 APS 3-4 APS 5-6 Executive Level 1 Executive Level 2 Senior Executive Service Band 1 Senior Executive Service Band 2 or 3
Desired classification in five years’ time 0% 1% 29% 51% 16% 2% 1%
Expected classification in five years’ time 0% 3% 64% 29% 3% 0% 0%

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Satisfaction with employment conditions, 2016

  Graduate APS APS EL SES
I am fairly remunerated (e.g. salary, superannuation) for the work that I do 76.2% 55.2% 65.2% 77.9%
I am satisfied with my non-monetary employment conditions (e.g. leave, flexible work arrangements, other benefits) 92.8% 75.2% 76.2% 84.6%

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Satisfaction with agency, 2016

  Graduate APS APS EL SES
I am proud to work in my agency 87.1% 66% 67.3% 86.1%
I would recommend my agency as a good place to work 88.2% 55.6% 57.6% 82.3%

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Graduates – intention to leave, 2016

  Graduate APS APS EL SES
I want to leave my agency as soon as possible 2% 6% 7% 4%
I want to leave my agency within the next 12 months 6% 8% 10% 11%
I want to leave my agency within the next 12 months but feel it will be unlikely in the current environment 4% 13% 13% 6%
I want to stay working for my agency for the next one to two years 40% 22% 28% 32%
I want to stay working for my agency for at least the next three years 48% 51% 43% 47%

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