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Table 20: All employees: agency by base classification group, 31 December 2018 and 2019 *

Table 20: All employees: agency by base classification group, 31 December 2018 and 2019 *
Agency Trainee & Graduate APS 1-2 APS 3-4 APS 5-6 EL SES Total
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019
Agriculture 7 38 21 19 2006 1973 1688 1761 1097 1181 95 104 4914 5076
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 4 2 18 18 31 24 83 73 48 46 4 3 188 166
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . 33 24 77 80 87 63 5 6 202 173
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 8 11 2 1 20 8 126 121 140 135 13 12 309 288
Attorney-General's 32 41 20 12 235 283 444 675 488 721 152 175 1371 1907
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 1 1 38 37 333 371 157 166 126 125 4 4 659 704
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . 2 . 2 3 6 9 . . 10 12
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . 6 5 17 16 31 28 2 2 56 51
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . 3 3 43 45 55 54 45 48 6 4 152 154
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . 8 8 173 167 194 194 104 108 8 8 487 485
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . 1 1 34 29 49 44 61 60 3 3 148 137
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . 4 4 5 5 2 . . 9 11
- Comcare 3 4 23 17 161 144 303 279 156 154 8 6 654 604
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . . 44 30 89 103 87 86 6 6 226 225
- Fair Work Commission . . 4 4 67 67 160 168 67 63 2 2 300 304
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 103 104 427 467 388 351 270 270 17 16 1205 1208
- National Archives of Australia . . 52 62 113 103 133 139 81 75 4 3 383 382
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . 9 3 37 50 44 50 3 4 93 107
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . 5 5 72 92 130 134 175 166 19 23 401 420
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . 3 4 202 220 462 463 139 146 12 14 818 847
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 5 7 20 22 2 3 27 32
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . 6 11 42 32 34 38 21 23 103 104
- Safe Work Australia . . . . 8 9 40 38 42 49 3 2 93 98
Communications and the Arts . . 4 6 83 67 217 201 249 250 30 33 583 557
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 2 6 3 2 28 21 165 169 216 237 13 15 427 450
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . 1 1 38 37 54 47 38 37 1 1 132 123
- National Film and Sound Archive . . 8 17 62 63 67 70 33 27 2 1 172 178
- National Library of Australia . . 32 29 146 142 144 137 85 83 7 5 414 396
- National Museum of Australia . . 70 65 69 65 96 94 51 56 1 1 287 281
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 22 18 22 20 18 14 1 . 63 52
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 1 3 3 3 3 . . 7 7
Defence 413 287 701 674 3004 2998 7529 7724 4944 5130 132 141 16723 16954
- Defence Housing Australia . . 2 2 269 259 221 217 178 154 10 11 680 643
Education 1 28 6 9 241 148 741 537 736 586 66 55 1791 1363
- Australian Research Council . . 2 5 10 10 64 68 60 56 4 4 140 143
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . 3 3 43 60 23 27 . 1 69 91
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 8 18 7 3 241 223 934 972 854 979 64 70 2108 2265
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 30 35 100 98 71 76 2 2 203 211
Environment and Energy 25 29 166 205 533 524 1078 1141 836 941 63 73 2701 2913
- Bureau of Meteorology 2 2 12 9 159 149 711 652 740 743 23 19 1647 1574
- Clean Energy Regulator . . 6 4 61 61 152 156 109 107 9 11 337 339
- Climate Change Authority . . . 1 . . 2 3 7 5 1 . 10 9
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 46 36 46 42 94 104 60 64 3 3 249 249
Finance 20 30 257 349 193 200 485 470 571 580 65 67 1591 1696
- Australian Electoral Commission . . 1383 1242 209 190 315 296 161 141 11 9 2079 1878
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 3 1 36 32 60 71 52 55 4 4 155 163
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . 1 3 21 18 15 17 14 16 4 4 55 58
Foreign Affairs and Trade 104 84 . . 129 134 1544 1464 1692 1785 275 294 3744 3761
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 3 4 . . 8 10 21 18 20 23 4 3 56 58
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 48 50 134 144 341 362 54 52 577 608
Health 10 10 51 50 608 487 1918 1724 1797 1774 141 147 4525 4192
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission . . . . . 52 . 307 . 97 . 6 . 462
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . 1 . 2 3 20 27 61 62 2 2 86 94
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . 2 1 14 16 26 31 5 6 47 54
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 15 9 1 1 21 29 137 136 184 197 9 10 367 382
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . 5 4 20 18 56 55 60 59 4 4 145 140
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . 227 210 42 49 34 41 20 28 3 3 326 331
- Cancer Australia . . . . 1 1 53 56 18 19 3 3 75 79
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 9 9 28 39 58 56 2 2 97 106
- National Blood Authority . . . . 4 3 22 21 29 31 2 2 57 57
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . 1 . 14 13 83 96 81 98 5 5 184 212
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 8 9 12 11 . . 20 20
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . 2 1 10 14 13 18 1 1 26 34
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . 1 . 4 7 16 16 1 1 22 24
- Professional Services Review . . . . 3 4 10 10 8 12 1 1 22 27
Home Affairs 165 169 721 537 4743 4503 5684 5587 2796 2865 170 181 14279 13842
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . 1 4 3 147 125 254 254 380 361 19 17 804 761
- AUSTRAC . 1 . . 22 26 192 227 128 143 10 10 352 407
Industry, Innovation and Science 30 43 136 149 463 482 2022 2105 1508 1635 85 87 4244 4501
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 5 1 . . 17 16 24 22 75 80 3 3 124 122
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 2 . 17 25 56 52 360 378 459 484 51 54 945 993
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . 2 2 40 35 65 63 2 2 109 102
- National Capital Authority . . 13 14 13 11 24 20 19 25 2 2 71 72
- National Faster Rail Agency . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . 2
- North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority . . . . . . . 1 . 1 . . . 2
Prime Minister and Cabinet 41 26 21 15 221 73 771 344 957 442 121 63 2132 963
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 288 287 102 98 28 25 13 14 1 1 432 425
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . . 1 2 35 37 41 48 30 31 2 2 109 120
- Australian National Audit Office 31 31 3 3 25 28 119 113 141 132 28 28 347 335
- Australian Public Service Commission . . 6 13 27 32 69 73 133 140 9 13 244 271
- Office of National Intelligence . . 1 . 12 12 62 76 122 144 22 23 219 255
- Old Parliament House . . . . 56 67 35 29 21 20 1 1 113 117
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . 39 45 36 37 57 53 28 25 . . 160 160
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 4 3 13 15 8 9 . . 25 27
- National Indigenous Australians Agency . 1 . 2 . 144 . 458 . 555 . 54 . 1214
Services Australia 258 84 259 167 19478 17823 8244 8582 3237 3307 166 158 31642 30121
- Digital Transformation Agency . . . 8 18 17 77 86 114 111 14 11 223 233
Social Services 4 2 17 11 240 215 1246 1240 915 935 71 69 2493 2472
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . . 14 11 39 47 40 42 . . 93 100
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 8 6 880 1187 1600 2199 416 631 48 45 2952 4068
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . 2 . 14 23 33 101 42 87 8 8 99 219
Treasury 71 39 64 63 139 130 423 443 469 533 94 102 1260 1310
- Australian Bureau of Statistics . 4 143 101 694 684 1203 1353 616 631 48 48 2704 2821
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 1 2 32 21 99 112 434 504 450 519 46 49 1062 1207
- Australian Taxation Office 278 206 2120 2112 6000 5811 6204 5586 4512 4561 214 211 19328 18487
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . 3 4 8 12 1 1 12 17
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . 3 19 17 8 9 2 2 29 31
- Productivity Commission 5 13 1 1 16 13 52 47 72 76 14 14 160 164
Veterans' Affairs . 1 39 30 432 324 895 892 362 416 28 33 1756 1696
- Australian War Memorial . . 5 11 112 116 138 139 68 69 3 3 326 338
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (NC) 30 . 164 . 227 . 438 . 1017 . 2 . 1878 .
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (NC) . . . . 46 . 187 . 36 . 3 . 272 .
Total 1579 1228 7401 6849 44834 42466 53123 53570 37163 37801 2705 2790 146805 144704

Source: APSED

* A number of agencies were affected by AAO changes during 2019. Appendixes A1 and A2 should be noted when making comparisons between the two years' data.

Agencies were affected by AAO changes during 2018-19. Appendixes should be noted when making comparisons between the two years' data.