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Table 28: Ongoing employees: mean age (years) by location, base classification and sex, 30 June 2016

Men
Location Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3 Total
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 25.8 26.6 33.9 36.4 36.9 36.2 37.6 41.0 44.8 47.9 49.3 51.8 54.9 42.3
New South Wales 34.4 27.1 47.1 48.4 44.3 44.7 47.2 47.4 47.0 49.6 50.5 56.1 60.0 46.4
Victoria 29.8 26.7 49.0 48.4 44.0 44.2 45.4 46.1 46.6 49.0 51.4 51.3 48.5 45.6
Queensland 26.6 28.2 49.0 47.8 42.4 44.1 45.5 46.5 47.1 48.8 48.7 57.0 51.0 45.3
South Australia 24.4 27.9 54.9 43.6 43.0 43.9 44.6 44.6 47.4 51.1 49.4 53.0 . 45.3
Western Australia 31.4 28.7 48.3 44.5 43.7 44.2 48.3 48.2 49.2 50.5 54.3 . . 46.7
Tasmania . 30.7 55.6 39.5 41.6 45.0 47.0 46.8 47.1 48.7 47.8 57.0 . 45.5
Northern Territory 29.2 . 45.7 44.8 42.2 43.8 47.2 47.5 49.7 49.4 52.8 . . 45.9
Overseas . 26.0 . . 47.7 37.1 34.4 37.9 42.6 46.5 52.1 55.7 59.3 43.2
Total men 28.0 26.8 43.6 44.6 42.6 42.8 43.0 44.1 45.7 48.6 49.8 52.4 54.9 44.3
Women
Location Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3 Total
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 27.0 26.1 33.6 40.6 38.8 38.2 38.8 40.4 42.9 45.7 48.2 50.4 53.1 41.0
New South Wales 27.5 26.6 45.5 46.5 44.0 44.0 44.5 44.1 44.2 46.7 50.5 52.9 53.0 44.2
Victoria 33.7 25.8 46.8 45.8 44.1 44.0 42.8 43.6 43.7 46.1 49.0 53.3 49.5 43.8
Queensland 29.4 25.9 49.9 44.8 43.1 43.8 44.5 45.0 45.3 46.6 48.0 55.0 . 44.1
South Australia 24.2 28.9 53.2 44.3 44.4 43.6 43.5 44.4 46.3 48.9 49.3 61.0 . 44.3
Western Australia 30.7 25.6 49.8 47.5 43.6 43.7 45.2 45.5 46.0 47.8 49.6 . . 44.5
Tasmania 34.7 27.2 46.5 38.7 42.6 43.0 44.8 45.2 45.5 49.1 51.3 . . 43.6
Northern Territory 28.8 . 47.8 43.2 37.7 41.2 43.2 43.5 46.6 48.0 45.0 . . 41.8
Overseas . 31.0 . . 51.2 34.8 38.0 37.9 41.6 45.6 49.8 52.8 56.0 41.3
Total women 28.8 26.1 44.7 44.7 43.2 42.8 41.8 42.4 43.5 46.0 48.5 51.1 53.1 42.9
Total
Location Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3 Total
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 26.4 26.3 33.8 38.7 38.0 37.6 38.4 40.7 43.8 46.9 48.7 51.2 54.2 41.6
New South Wales 29.7 26.9 46.3 47.2 44.1 44.2 45.6 45.5 45.6 48.3 50.5 54.9 56.5 45.0
Victoria 31.4 26.3 47.7 46.5 44.1 44.0 43.9 44.8 45.3 47.9 50.5 52.3 49.0 44.6
Queensland 28.4 27.2 49.6 45.7 42.9 43.9 44.9 45.6 46.2 47.9 48.4 56.0 51.0 44.6
South Australia 24.4 28.3 53.9 44.1 43.9 43.7 44.0 44.5 47.0 50.5 49.4 54.6 . 44.8
Western Australia 31.0 27.0 49.2 46.7 43.6 43.9 46.5 46.7 47.7 49.5 53.3 . . 45.4
Tasmania 34.7 28.3 53.9 39.0 42.3 43.6 45.6 46.0 46.3 48.8 49.5 57.0 . 44.3
Northern Territory 29.0 . 46.8 44.0 39.0 41.9 44.6 45.2 48.1 48.7 49.3 . . 43.3
Overseas . 28.5 . . 50.3 35.7 36.6 37.9 42.2 46.1 51.4 55.2 58.0 42.3
Total 28.5 26.4 44.2 44.7 43.0 42.8 42.3 43.1 44.6 47.5 49.2 51.9 54.2 43.5