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Table 21: Ongoing employees: agency by highest educational qualification, 31 December 2016

Agency Highest educational qualification Total
Doctorate Masters Postgraduate diploma Bachelor degree Undergraduate diploma Associate diploma Skilled vocational
qualification
Basic vocational
qualification
Year 12 Year 11 Year 10 Less than year 10 No data
Source: APSED
Agriculture and Water Resources 144 203 160 694 70 93 69 25 79 8 27 1 2881 4454
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 5 12 4 59 1 9 1 . 19 4 8 . 48 170
- APVMA 43 22 13 46 3 14 4 3 18 3 3 . 7 179
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 42 47 20 113 2 12 2 2 17 1 2 . 19 279
Attorney-General's 19 62 74 257 6 11 12 7 31 2 5 . 1178 1664
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 3 44 48 129 15 18 12 2 33 8 7 . 134 453
- ACLEI . 7 5 12 . 3 . 1 5 . . . 1 34
- AUSTRAC 15 54 48 121 14 31 7 4 30 3 3 1 5 336
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 11 40 35 131 23 41 6 5 41 6 7 1 418 765
- Australian Financial Security Authority 5 24 23 66 5 10 7 1 13 2 5 . 315 476
- Australian Human Rights Commission 5 18 8 23 . 1 . . 1 . . . 37 93
- Australian Law Reform Commission . 1 . 2 . . . . . . . . 9 12
- Commonwealth DPP 1 17 31 178 1 7 4 6 17 2 1 . 143 408
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 5 27 32 97 12 18 6 4 53 6 15 1 582 858
- National Archives of Australia 1 9 11 28 2 3 . 2 18 5 10 1 242 332
- OAIC 1 16 13 25 . 4 . 1 2 . . . 11 73
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel 3 2 2 27 . 1 . 1 2 . . . 60 98
Communications and the Arts 9 59 41 147 4 11 9 4 26 . 3 . 233 546
- ACMA 11 35 21 77 5 15 3 6 20 1 2 1 196 393
- Australian National Maritime Museum 3 7 7 13 1 6 2 . 2 . 1 . 50 92
- National Film and Sound Archive 2 1 3 8 1 4 1 . 3 . . . 125 148
- National Library of Australia 3 6 26 26 4 5 2 . 15 1 4 3 299 394
- National Museum of Australia 5 5 6 23 1 2 4 1 16 2 3 . 131 199
- National Portrait Gallery . 3 1 7 . . . . . . . . 30 41
- Old Parliament House . 1 2 3 . . 1 . 1 . . . 56 64
- Screen Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 8
Defence 615 1053 554 3071 69 511 436 164 1040 146 551 30 9901 18141
- Defence Housing Australia . 1 4 16 4 4 4 2 28 6 16 1 504 590
Education and Training 42 140 126 417 25 62 27 29 96 8 23 . 860 1855
- AIATSIS 7 9 13 34 4 19 5 . 5 2 1 . 30 129
- Australian Research Council 4 2 7 5 . 1 . . 4 . . . 98 121
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . 12 4 22 2 8 11 3 4 . . . 98 164
- TEQSA 3 5 9 12 . 2 . . 1 . . . 6 38
Employment 21 155 132 432 38 84 47 8 93 8 18 2 960 1998
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 1 1 . 4 . . . . . . . . 2 8
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . 4 10 32 5 9 1 . 2 1 . . 62 126
- Comcare 3 16 27 97 6 18 26 13 35 2 10 . 369 622
- Fair Work Commission 2 . 3 11 . 1 1 1 5 1 . 1 210 236
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 3 35 77 145 14 40 16 6 28 2 5 . 376 747
- Safe Work Australia 10 7 8 34 1 6 . . 6 . . . 23 95
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . 2 1 5 1 . 1 . . . . . 14 24
Environment 58 182 97 298 13 23 21 9 57 4 10 1 1428 2201
- Bureau of Meteorology 192 184 224 494 50 140 14 7 63 15 12 1 44 1440
- Clean Energy Regulator 3 12 11 32 1 6 2 2 7 . 1 . 238 315
- Climate Change Authority . 1 . . . . . . . . . . 3 4
- GBRMPA 9 7 4 42 2 9 1 1 7 . 2 . 107 191
Finance 9 105 70 287 26 49 14 5 63 . 9 1 853 1491
- Australian Electoral Commission 2 38 53 167 21 61 27 26 131 31 40 3 202 802
- Future Fund Management Agency . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 135 136
Foreign Affairs and Trade 90 631 266 856 25 89 44 17 162 22 36 1 1484 3723
- ACIAR . 3 3 6 1 1 2 . 1 . 1 . 15 33
- AUSTRADE 9 85 48 104 11 7 2 . 8 . . . 262 536
Health 228 441 417 1463 87 314 84 63 526 45 116 12 1096 4892
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 1 25 28 37 12 19 4 3 12 2 5 . 52 200
- ACSQHC 7 24 9 20 1 . 2 . 3 . 1 . 14 81
- Australian Digital Health Agency . 3 2 8 2 . 1 . 2 1 1 . 5 25
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 11 13 14 58 1 4 1 3 6 . 2 . 208 321
- ARPANSA 4 3 2 10 1 4 . . 1 . . . 102 127
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 1 3 5 2 . 2 . . 1 . . . 26 40
- Cancer Australia 2 4 2 8 . . . . . . . . 38 54
- FSANZ 11 6 2 18 1 1 . . 1 . . . 57 97
- National Blood Authority . 2 3 5 . . . . 3 . 1 . 39 53
- NHMRC 9 17 9 37 2 8 . 1 6 1 . . 100 190
- National Health Funding Body . 3 1 3 . 2 . . . . . . 7 16
- National Mental Health Commission . 1 . 1 2 . . . 1 . . . 7 12
- Organ and Tissue Authority . 4 1 5 . . . . 3 . . . 11 24
- Professional Services Review . 1 4 3 . 1 . . . . . . 8 17
Human Services 68 843 1030 4422 369 4084 916 293 2453 485 982 76 14904 30925
Immigration and Border Protection 56 632 501 2777 311 710 215 91 1420 149 299 23 6070 13254
Industry, Innovation and Science 227 244 166 652 29 103 18 9 151 6 25 2 2408 4040
- NOPSEMA 7 26 18 36 3 7 2 . 2 . 3 . 1 105
Infrastructure and Regional Development 13 129 55 387 9 63 35 16 148 14 21 . 229 1119
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . 3 1 9 . 5 . . 8 . 3 1 73 103
- National Capital Authority . . 3 4 . 1 1 . . . 1 . 42 52
Prime Minister and Cabinet 25 138 96 372 32 57 29 15 96 10 24 3 1153 2050
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . 5 5 16 2 17 7 6 35 15 38 20 64 230
- ANAO 15 48 21 142 1 4 1 2 7 . 1 1 74 317
- Australian Public Service Commission 2 21 24 48 2 14 4 6 12 . 2 . 61 196
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 2 10 16 44 1 6 2 2 6 . . . 76 165
- Digital Transformation Office 3 9 1 18 1 3 4 . 3 . . . 42 84
- OIGIS 2 . . 2 . . . . . . 1 . 8 13
- Office of National Assessments 10 16 8 32 . . 1 . 3 . . . 65 135
- Torres Strait Regional Authority 1 3 1 2 . 1 1 . . . . . 38 47
Social Services 13 117 84 412 29 77 30 18 160 11 45 2 1218 2216
- Australian Institute of Family Studies 11 3 5 12 2 2 . . . . 1 . 9 45
- National Disability Insurance Agency 5 32 41 159 10 49 16 8 31 3 4 . 903 1261
Treasury 46 183 57 445 4 33 14 3 46 2 16 3 284 1136
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 71 223 289 887 12 59 33 15 123 8 33 2 819 2574
- ACCC 16 104 95 357 11 27 2 5 32 . 6 . 130 785
- ASIC 2 106 122 234 20 11 7 3 52 19 6 3 992 1577
- Australian Taxation Office 92 1833 1243 5245 352 911 610 218 1562 224 497 40 4950 17777
- Productivity Commission 11 44 17 59 2 3 2 . 5 1 3 . 15 162
Veterans' Affairs 9 65 84 260 29 81 45 18 313 46 101 7 728 1786
- Australian War Memorial 1 . 6 21 3 2 3 1 16 . . . 207 260
Total 2401 8799 6873 27668 1832 8154 2944 1167 9557 1344 3079 245 62835 136898