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Table 16: All employees: agency by age group, 31 December 2018

Agency Age group Total
Under 20 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60 & over
Agriculture and Water Resources 9 125 383 546 674 703 699 615 630 542 4926
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 5 21 27 30 26 31 20 15 12 187
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . 1 18 25 18 32 27 28 28 24 201
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . 11 32 39 58 56 35 32 29 18 310
Attorney-General's 3 74 257 244 235 155 125 105 92 84 1374
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . 41 96 80 77 84 80 88 64 55 665
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . 5 11 9 6 8 7 3 6 55
- Australian Financial Security Authority . 12 39 94 88 79 57 50 43 26 488
- Australian Human Rights Commission . 5 25 21 27 29 15 11 9 6 148
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . 1 1 3 1 1 2 . . 9
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . 7 30 45 39 40 16 23 12 14 226
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 7 105 170 118 126 120 135 130 129 169 1209
- National Archives of Australia 2 14 11 31 47 49 68 63 51 47 383
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . 4 12 23 23 14 5 3 5 5 94
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 1 9 67 71 68 50 43 35 34 21 399
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . 2 5 5 5 4 1 3 2 27
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . 1 13 14 12 17 16 10 8 12 103
Communications and the Arts . 17 81 97 98 88 93 57 36 16 583
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 6 22 45 83 69 72 63 34 33 427
- Australian National Maritime Museum . 2 7 8 15 18 23 22 19 18 132
- National Film and Sound Archive . 5 14 20 20 31 22 19 22 18 171
- National Library of Australia 2 12 35 47 43 45 71 55 51 53 414
- National Museum of Australia 6 20 19 41 27 40 44 30 33 27 287
- National Portrait Gallery . . 3 11 10 8 8 10 7 5 62
- Old Parliament House 1 18 9 16 12 11 14 10 12 10 113
- Screen Australia . . . 1 1 1 1 . 1 2 7
Defence 16 428 1111 1528 1846 1974 2444 2820 2679 1882 16728
- Defence Housing Australia . 21 76 128 115 89 82 80 54 36 681
Education and Training 1 60 180 215 286 260 262 250 173 107 1794
- Australian Research Council 1 5 14 18 21 27 29 13 6 6 140
- Australian Skills Quality Authority 1 5 18 30 25 31 31 20 28 14 203
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . 2 6 11 13 7 9 9 7 5 69
Environment and Energy 14 87 235 380 396 433 411 324 248 180 2708
- Bureau of Meteorology 1 19 80 192 246 256 241 264 203 145 1647
- Clean Energy Regulator 1 18 59 64 49 31 40 30 32 13 337
- Climate Change Authority . . 1 3 4 1 1 . . . 10
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . 7 16 17 46 38 56 37 20 16 253
Finance 19 73 146 203 222 183 170 205 148 219 1588
- Australian Electoral Commission 5 69 103 97 155 187 253 304 395 597 2165
- Future Fund Management Agency . 1 14 34 32 19 38 11 3 3 155
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority 2 8 3 5 7 11 4 10 3 1 54
Foreign Affairs and Trade 1 29 216 583 699 633 598 474 306 204 3743
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . 1 3 6 12 10 5 7 8 4 56
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 1 6 32 91 94 75 90 87 59 44 579
Health 2 113 417 635 681 674 655 586 474 294 4531
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . 3 17 32 21 24 42 62 69 270
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . 3 12 16 16 5 13 10 11 86
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . 1 7 5 7 15 5 7 . 47
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 9 44 55 71 55 40 40 37 16 367
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . 1 10 15 26 20 16 24 13 22 147
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . 14 12 16 22 27 41 50 39 126 347
- Cancer Australia . 2 15 14 11 5 7 8 7 6 75
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . 3 14 12 9 14 18 13 12 95
- National Blood Authority . . 2 8 9 9 13 8 5 3 57
- National Health and Medical Research Council . 2 17 39 30 27 27 14 14 14 184
- National Health Funding Body . . 2 6 2 4 1 1 1 4 21
- National Mental Health Commission . . . 10 5 3 2 2 3 1 26
- Organ and Tissue Authority . 1 1 4 3 6 3 2 1 1 22
- Professional Services Review . 2 3 3 5 1 4 1 1 2 22
Home Affairs 27 421 1151 1821 2313 2288 2169 1878 1359 864 14291
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 1 15 70 109 143 119 112 106 68 60 803
- AUSTRAC . 3 31 67 70 63 38 35 29 16 352
Human Services 142 1328 2168 3051 4378 4830 5434 4497 3630 2187 31645
Industry, Innovation and Science 11 164 449 651 714 570 548 517 372 255 4251
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . 4 7 11 20 13 17 25 17 10 124
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 1 38 91 151 154 122 137 123 76 52 945
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . 3 7 12 21 17 23 10 9 7 109
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . 3 2 1 4 1 1 . . 12
- National Capital Authority . 8 7 10 14 5 7 8 7 5 71
Jobs and Small Business 1 45 223 316 367 340 289 243 170 123 2117
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . 1 1 3 . . 3 1 . 1 10
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . 9 16 30 22 18 22 11 15 9 152
- Comcare 5 27 65 116 105 90 73 77 60 35 653
- Fair Work Commission . 18 74 55 41 20 26 25 23 17 299
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . 26 88 161 171 131 85 62 56 38 818
- Safe Work Australia . 2 15 19 29 11 5 3 7 3 94
Prime Minister and Cabinet 2 79 246 346 332 280 296 243 173 145 2142
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 4 23 32 35 52 52 54 59 47 73 431
- AIATSIS . 2 14 13 16 6 18 18 11 11 109
- Australian National Audit Office 1 20 45 64 55 44 47 32 22 17 347
- Australian Public Service Commission 1 6 24 29 34 31 34 29 27 30 245
- Digital Transformation Agency . 13 19 48 39 31 30 21 18 4 223
- Office of National Intelligence . 1 18 34 42 27 34 22 29 13 220
- Torres Strait Regional Authority 1 7 19 24 24 25 20 16 10 13 159
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . 1 4 3 3 3 3 7 1 1 26
Social Services 1 92 251 345 338 314 377 360 265 152 2495
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . 3 8 12 19 23 12 9 4 7 97
- National Disability Insurance Agency 2 88 274 389 445 469 504 399 370 168 3108
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . 4 8 16 20 19 18 9 7 101
Treasury 2 46 203 239 209 189 110 115 71 77 1261
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 4 147 291 445 384 402 389 316 219 111 2708
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 4 59 197 213 173 157 98 82 46 34 1063
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 9 100 219 268 309 262 224 234 157 96 1878
- Australian Taxation Office 88 732 1763 2178 2417 2566 2763 2975 2407 1440 19329
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . 8 11 6 . 1 2 1 . 29
- Productivity Commission . 4 26 24 24 19 16 26 9 12 160
Veterans' Affairs . 35 98 165 215 212 280 272 263 214 1754
- Australian War Memorial . 18 33 40 43 43 46 41 30 31 325
Total 403 5065 12480 17659 20804 20742 21708 20166 16516 11620 147163
                       
Source: APSED                      
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019