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Mobility Data

Ongoing employees: Transfer, promotion and mobility rates between agencies, 2000–01 to 2015–16

Year Transfer (%) Promotion (%) Mobility (%)
2001 1.4 0.8 2.2
2002 1.0 0.6 1.6
2003 1.1 0.6 1.7
2004 1.0 0.5 1.5
2005 1.3 0.7 2.0
2006 1.8 0.9 2.7
2007 2.0 1.1 3.1
2008 2.0 1.0 3.0
2009 1.6 0.8 2.3
2010 1.4 0.6 2.0
2011 1.9 0.8 2.7
2012 1.7 0.8 2.4
2013 1.0 0.4 1.4
2014 0.8 0.2 1.1
2015 1.3 0.4 1.6
2016 1.6 0.8 2.4

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Ongoing employees by classification and number of agencies worked in, 30 June 2016

 

  One agency (%) 2-3 agencies (%) 4 or more agencies (%)
Trainee 95.4 4.4 0.2
Graduate 97.4 2.6 0.0
APS 1 94.6 5.0 0.4
APS 2 92.4 7.0 0.6
APS 3 92.6 7.0 0.4
APS 4 87.3 12.0 0.7
APS 5 80.4 18.1 1.5
APS 6 75.7 21.9 2.4
EL 1 63.9 30.4 5.6
EL 2 59.6 31.7 8.7
SES 1 40.6 42.2 17.2
SES 2 33.0 43.1 23.9
SES 3 25.4 41.5 33.1

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Interest in temporary transfer, by employee age

  Under 25 (%) 25-34 (%) 35-44 (%) 45-54 (%) 55 and over (%)
I am interested in temporarily transferring to another team in my agency 53 53 45 37 27
I am interested in temporarily transferring to another agency 47 50 41 34 23
I am interested in temporarily transferring to another job role (either in my current agency or elsewhere) 59 60 52 43 32
I am interested in temporarily transferring to an organisation in the private sector 35 34 23 16 11

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Opportunity for workplace mobility

 

  APS (%) EL (%) SES (%)
My agency provides opportunities for workplace mobility in the APS (e.g. secondments and temporary transfers) 45 52 72
Workplace mobility (e.g. secondments and temporary transfers) should be more common in my agency 60 63 57

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Mobility Policy

 

  Per cent (%)
Within the agency (i.e., employees temporarily transferring to another team/branch in the agency) 61.3
With other APS agencies 40.9
With other public sector (non-APS) agencies 28.0
With the private sector 17.2

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