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Table 27 : Ongoing employees: mean age (years) by location, base classification and gender, 31 December 2016

Location Men Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 27.0 27.6 36.2 35.8 37.2 35.8 37.9 41.0 44.8 47.9 49.2 51.7 54.6 42.5
New South Wales 29.0 26.8 48.0 50.1 44.0 45.5 46.6 47.4 46.8 49.1 51.2 56.0 60.0 46.4
Victoria 25.4 27.6 49.3 48.7 43.6 44.5 44.9 46.0 46.6 49.0 50.4 51.3 49.0 45.7
Queensland 31.3 27.0 49.4 49.3 42.2 44.4 44.7 46.5 47.1 48.8 49.4 56.5 52.0 45.3
South Australia 24.2 26.1 55.1 44.3 42.5 44.4 44.4 45.0 46.9 50.6 48.4 58.5 . 45.3
Western Australia 26.0 29.0 50.6 44.2 43.3 44.7 47.8 48.0 49.3 50.3 53.7 . . 46.8
Tasmania 22.0 . 56.1 40.1 41.8 44.9 46.0 46.8 47.4 49.0 48.5 58.0 . 45.6
Northern Territory 25.3 . 46.1 47.4 41.9 43.2 46.9 47.2 50.5 48.5 53.2 . . 46.0
Overseas . 26.0 . . 46.6 32.2 35.1 38.1 43.1 46.9 51.6 54.2 58.0 43.3
Total men 27.7 27.5 45.4 45.2 42.3 43.1 42.9 44.0 45.7 48.5 49.7 52.3 54.6 44.4
Location Women Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 29.1 26.8 38.1 39.4 39.1 37.7 38.9 40.4 42.9 45.7 48.2 50.1 53.0 41.1
New South Wales 27.7 29.8 47.1 47.6 44.1 44.5 44.4 44.1 44.5 46.9 50.7 52.7 48.5 44.5
Victoria 31.9 26.7 46.5 46.6 44.3 44.1 42.7 43.4 44.0 45.8 46.9 54.6 48.0 43.9
Queensland 29.8 32.4 48.9 46.5 42.9 43.9 43.8 45.1 45.5 46.5 47.9 51.8 . 44.2
South Australia 24.7 24.5 51.4 45.5 44.6 43.9 43.6 44.5 46.2 48.9 49.1 . . 44.5
Western Australia 27.3 24.5 48.9 47.8 43.3 43.9 45.2 45.5 46.1 47.9 52.7 . . 44.6
Tasmania 22.0 26.0 47.0 40.3 42.3 43.5 44.1 45.0 46.2 49.1 51.8 . . 43.7
Northern Territory 24.1 25.0 46.4 46.7 37.6 41.1 42.8 44.0 46.4 47.0 48.0 . . 41.8
Overseas . 31.5 . . 51.1 35.1 37.3 39.5 41.9 46.1 49.0 53.4 56.0 41.6
Total women 28.4 27.0 45.9 45.5 43.3 42.9 41.8 42.4 43.6 46.0 48.3 50.8 52.6 43.0
Location Total Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 27.9 27.2 36.9 37.8 38.2 37.1 38.5 40.7 43.8 46.8 48.7 51.1 53.9 41.7
New South Wales 28.2 28.1 47.6 48.5 44.0 44.8 45.3 45.4 45.6 48.1 50.9 54.9 52.3 45.2
Victoria 29.3 27.1 47.6 47.1 44.1 44.3 43.7 44.7 45.4 47.8 48.9 52.7 48.4 44.7
Queensland 30.4 29.7 49.1 47.4 42.7 44.1 44.2 45.7 46.2 47.8 48.7 54.1 52.0 44.6
South Australia 24.4 25.9 53.0 45.1 43.8 44.1 44.0 44.8 46.7 50.2 48.7 58.5 . 44.9
Western Australia 27.0 27.7 49.6 46.8 43.3 44.2 46.3 46.6 47.8 49.3 53.5 . . 45.4
Tasmania 22.0 26.0 54.5 40.2 42.2 43.9 44.8 45.8 46.7 49.0 50.1 58.0 . 44.4
Northern Territory 24.5 25.0 46.3 47.0 38.9 41.6 44.2 45.4 48.3 47.8 50.6 . . 43.3
Overseas . 28.8 . . 49.4 34.2 36.4 38.8 42.6 46.6 50.8 54.0 57.0 42.5
Total 28.1 27.3 45.6 45.4 42.9 43.0 42.2 43.1 44.6 47.4 49.1 51.7 53.7 43.6