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Table 12: All employees: location by year, 30 June 2003 to 30 June 2018

  June
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Canberra 43329 44684 46578 51583 56068 58123 59790 61949 63784 66383 64320 60639 58164 57981 57649 57115
Sydney 21727 19913 19768 21345 22155 22190 21971 22135 22004 22355 21649 20195 19839 20130 19483 19013
Regional NSW 5744 6911 7227 7981 8486 8753 9241 9279 9001 8901 9868 9879 9463 9561 9074 8857
Melbourne 20340 19113 18956 20486 21800 22235 22248 22346 23003 23033 22989 22042 20960 21878 21317 21042
Regional VIC 2229 2861 2758 3086 3421 3375 3712 3539 3442 3373 3659 3536 3502 4366 4181 4489
Brisbane 11557 10907 11132 11871 12121 12181 12126 12279 12193 12210 12196 11728 11294 11938 11698 11681
Regional QLD 4540 4953 4955 5660 5884 5916 6005 6006 5838 5629 5814 5577 5312 5389 5335 5274
Adelaide 7315 7395 7589 8186 8732 9080 9214 9355 9568 9457 9406 9021 8911 9092 8702 8639
Regional SA 603 457 451 465 463 447 434 429 401 382 409 438 376 365 353 340
Perth 7190 6832 6907 7635 7836 7583 7379 7120 6926 6701 6495 6161 5968 6414 5975 6039
Regional WA 750 993 869 890 914 871 873 868 889 1007 1136 1117 1050 948 835 924
Hobart 2557 2505 2575 2858 3012 3322 3468 3491 3489 3349 3650 3406 3314 3309 3173 3130
Regional TAS 613 680 650 687 708 1175 700 673 643 607 590 568 501 611 584 564
Darwin 1698 1695 1707 1879 2031 2361 2329 2349 2329 2237 2119 1805 1632 1475 1378 1287
Regional NT 509 482 352 350 362 510 473 509 448 445 491 479 559 716 745 729
Overseas 930 911 910 994 1094 1171 1307 1458 1511 1261 1347 1340 1386 1424 1480 1471
All 131631 131292 133384 145956 155087 159293 161270 163785 165469 167330 166138 157931 152231 155597 151962 150594

Source: APSED

 

Last reviewed: 
25 September 2018