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Table 29: Agency metrics, 30 June 2019 and 2018-19
June 2019 Year ending June 2019
Agency Headcount % Female % Indigenous % with a disability % NESB % non-ongoing % part-time
(ongoing employees)
% at the APS
classification level
Mean Age (years) Median LOS in APS (years) % who have worked
in only one agency
(ongoing employees)
% with a bachelors
degree or higher
Exit rate
(ongoing employees)
Agriculture 5003 51.2 2.1 2.2 13.9 10.9 17.3 75.5 44.8 11.7 76.8 77.0 9.2
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 179 43.0 3.9 1.7 3.9 14.0 10.4 72.6 42.7 10.4 61.0 71.2 13.4
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 209 57.9 . 1.4 12.9 9.1 3.7 55.0 45.6 6.4 68.9 76.1 25.8
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 309 52.4 1.9 4.5 11.0 9.1 16.0 50.2 42.2 9.4 59.1 83.8 11.3
Attorney-General's 1444 70.1 1.0 1.5 6.2 13.6 19.6 53.7 38.9 4.4 62.4 83.7 19.2
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 671 66.6 1.5 2.7 21.9 28.0 17.4 81.1 41.5 7.8 60.0 72.0 13.3
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 16 62.5 . . 6.3 31.3 27.3 25.0 42.8 3.9 45.5 90.0 10.5
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 50 46.0 2.0 4.0 10.0 18.0 4.9 42.0 44.5 8.2 29.3 74.0 22.2
- Australian Building and Construction Commission 148 49.3 1.4 3.4 3.4 16.2 12.9 68.2 41.1 7.9 52.4 75.0 24.2
- Australian Financial Security Authority 477 60.0 2.1 1.9 26.0 7.5 15.0 78.2 41.6 7.8 71.0 69.4 14.7
- Australian Human Rights Commission 143 76.2 4.9 4.2 19.6 29.4 22.8 54.5 39.6 3.9 74.3 88.5 16.1
- Australian Law Reform Commission 10 80.0 . . . 60.0 25.0 80.0 33.5 1.3 25.0 100.0 92.3
- Comcare 610 62.8 1.3 3.4 20.0 9.0 18.4 73.4 41.6 9.1 65.9 57.0 14.0
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 234 69.7 3.0 6.0 12.4 9.8 19.4 59.8 39.9 8.3 51.7 82.3 17.3
- Fair Work Commission 305 64.9 . 2.0 12.1 21.6 14.2 78.7 38.0 6.1 73.6 67.7 12.7
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 1202 72.4 2.2 1.9 10.1 35.0 21.4 76.5 42.6 6.9 76.6 71.9 14.9
- National Archives of Australia 363 57.9 1.7 3.0 12.4 18.5 18.9 78.8 45.8 12.5 56.1 56.0 19.6
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 96 79.2 1.0 3.1 25.0 19.8 28.6 51.0 37.8 5.1 48.1 92.1 24.0
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 397 67.5 1.0 3.0 19.4 4.0 13.1 54.7 39.6 7.9 78.2 87.0 15.2
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 847 63.0 1.1 3.5 17.4 8.3 24.6 81.9 39.9 10.2 71.3 71.6 11.1
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security 32 59.4 . 6.3 6.3 . 12.5 25.0 42.2 7.9 21.9 88.2 22.2
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel 103 60.2 1.0 1.0 10.7 3.9 21.2 39.8 43.8 13.4 50.5 90.0 10.1
- Safe Work Australia 104 71.2 . 2.9 14.4 2.9 20.8 51.0 37.4 8.2 28.7 83.8 32.4
Communications and the Arts 561 65.2 4.3 4.6 12.5 4.3 14.5 51.3 40.3 10.8 43.9 83.5 19.4
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 448 55.4 0.7 1.6 21.0 6.5 14.6 45.8 43.9 11.5 58.2 80.3 13.5
- Australian National Maritime Museum 125 51.2 2.4 2.4 16.0 31.2 10.5 70.4 47.9 6.4 87.2 74.4 5.8
- National Film and Sound Archive 171 55.0 1.2 2.3 9.9 15.2 17.2 80.7 43.8 9.2 75.2 77.8 15.8
- National Library of Australia 399 70.7 3.8 6.8 20.8 13.0 18.4 77.7 45.9 12.4 70.0 75.3 13.9
- National Museum of Australia 274 69.0 5.1 5.1 10.9 23.0 26.1 79.6 43.7 9.3 63.0 66.0 9.2
- National Portrait Gallery 56 75.0 1.8 . 5.4 28.6 22.5 66.1 45.0 8.0 70.0 100.0 19.5
- Old Parliament House 117 65.0 . 4.3 2.6 50.4 25.9 82.1 39.1 4.2 50.0 78.9 13.9
- Screen Australia 7 57.1 . 14.3 28.6 . 28.6 57.1 49.4 13.8 71.4 . .
Defence 16879 44.3 2.4 3.3 10.6 1.3 6.8 69.9 46.1 12.3 83.8 67.2 19.8
- Defence Housing Australia 685 65.5 1.3 1.6 9.3 9.9 11.5 72.7 41.4 6.0 85.9 32.5 13.1
Education 1902 66.4 4.0 3.8 12.3 4.3 17.3 54.9 42.3 12.2 50.6 74.6 11.7
- Australian Research Council 134 70.1 0.7 8.2 12.7 2.2 21.4 55.2 41.3 10.2 50.4 69.0 14.4
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 77 70.1 1.3 1.3 16.9 5.2 11.0 70.1 42.5 5.6 57.5 89.2 17.6
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 2120 56.1 2.9 4.0 13.5 2.5 14.4 54.5 42.1 11.9 56.0 72.1 11.8
- Australian Skills Quality Authority 211 65.9 . 2.4 13.7 15.6 10.1 64.5 43.2 6.4 72.5 69.2 20.1
Environment and Energy 2717 55.5 9.6 2.5 8.1 21.7 19.9 64.5 42.3 9.5 57.9 81.1 11.3
- Bureau of Meteorology 1607 33.5 1.5 3.0 23.4 12.3 11.9 52.3 45.4 10.9 85.2 80.1 8.3
- Clean Energy Regulator 322 48.8 3.1 2.5 15.8 5.3 10.5 63.4 39.7 8.4 46.9 67.6 20.3
- Climate Change Authority 8 62.5 . . . . 12.5 37.5 42.4 10.3 25.0 100.0 44.4
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 257 65.0 5.1 1.9 4.3 17.9 11.8 75.1 44.3 8.8 79.1 76.3 4.0
Finance 1579 50.3 2.5 4.8 16.4 15.8 10.4 60.5 43.1 10.8 49.9 77.1 16.6
- Australian Electoral Commission 2558 76.5 1.4 1.9 9.1 71.1 17.3 93.5 50.4 3.4 61.8 40.3 18.3
- Future Fund Management Agency 154 51.9 . . 24.0 6.5 10.4 62.3 40.9 4.2 94.4 83.4 17.2
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority 55 60.0 . 3.6 7.3 10.9 14.3 67.3 39.9 11.7 57.1 64.7 27.5
Foreign Affairs and Trade 3781 58.6 2.8 2.3 12.6 2.3 10.9 45.0 43.1 12.4 54.1 84.4 5.9
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 60 70.0 . . 18.3 40.0 33.3 55.0 43.3 5.0 44.4 71.4 12.7
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 594 55.6 1.0 1.9 17.0 10.6 11.7 32.2 44.0 10.8 55.6 91.8 12.5
Health 4285 68.2 2.5 4.8 14.6 4.1 19.6 55.0 42.8 11.4 61.0 68.7 10.4
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 470 75.5 1.1 3.4 13.0 7.2 13.8 78.3 49.5 5.5 66.5 72.7 .
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 87 78.2 . 1.1 14.9 17.2 26.4 28.7 44.9 6.1 65.3 92.3 19.6
- Australian Digital Health Agency 52 57.7 . 3.8 23.1 . 3.8 30.8 43.8 12.6 19.2 77.4 12.1
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 376 68.9 0.3 2.9 11.4 0.5 23.8 47.1 41.4 9.7 55.6 90.9 9.3
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 137 45.3 . 2.2 19.0 11.7 8.3 56.2 45.9 11.3 79.3 85.7 8.2
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 338 46.7 0.3 1.2 3.6 84.0 5.6 91.7 52.2 6.8 61.1 54.0 12.2
- Cancer Australia 77 85.7 . 2.6 7.8 20.8 18.0 72.7 41.8 5.7 65.6 93.3 24.8
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand 103 68.9 1.0 3.9 11.7 10.7 16.3 41.7 46.1 12.6 51.1 88.9 13.4
- National Blood Authority 59 72.9 . 1.7 8.5 8.5 20.4 47.5 44.6 10.3 35.2 71.4 15.2
- National Health and Medical Research Council 217 71.9 1.4 3.2 11.1 7.4 13.4 52.5 41.9 9.2 55.7 78.6 9.3
- National Health Funding Body 22 63.6 4.5 . 27.3 4.5 19.0 40.9 42.5 7.7 19.0 66.7 10.8
- National Mental Health Commission 28 82.1 . 3.6 7.1 17.9 21.7 42.9 39.3 4.9 30.4 76.9 17.8
- Organ and Tissue Authority 26 73.1 . 7.7 19.2 7.7 12.5 34.6 41.0 9.8 16.7 75.0 34.0
- Professional Services Review 23 69.6 . 4.3 26.1 4.3 22.7 52.2 39.3 4.6 59.1 88.9 10.0
Home Affairs 14070 53.5 2.1 2.2 17.5 5.7 13.6 78.6 43.1 12.1 74.0 55.2 9.3
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 764 49.3 1.4 2.5 12.8 3.4 11.7 50.9 42.8 8.9 61.9 63.4 20.9
- AUSTRAC 385 55.3 0.3 1.8 23.9 9.1 11.7 63.6 40.9 8.4 48.9 71.8 13.5
Industry, Innovation and Science 4355 50.1 1.3 2.6 19.4 9.8 11.2 61.9 41.5 9.4 68.7 80.0 11.5
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Auth 125 43.2 . . 13.6 18.4 8.8 34.4 46.7 6.8 90.2 79.0 8.6
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 990 55.5 2.2 4.5 14.1 3.0 11.7 45.3 41.9 11.4 41.4 74.0 16.0
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau 107 35.5 1.9 0.9 6.5 10.3 6.3 35.5 44.1 7.4 76.0 56.5 16.2
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency 13 53.8 . . 7.7 15.4 9.1 30.8 37.4 1.9 45.5 80.0 22.2
- National Capital Authority 71 62.0 4.2 1.4 5.6 23.9 14.8 67.6 41.5 4.3 70.4 66.7 17.5
Prime Minister and Cabinet 2156 66.9 15.4 4.0 9.2 7.1 14.0 49.8 41.7 10.7 40.6 72.5 20.0
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 451 59.6 54.3 3.1 15.5 74.3 16.4 97.6 46.0 2.6 81.0 19.7 38.7
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studie 123 54.5 30.9 6.5 5.7 5.7 11.2 69.9 44.0 7.9 58.6 63.0 16.5
- Australian National Audit Office 359 56.3 0.6 1.9 22.3 4.2 10.8 54.3 39.3 7.9 59.9 93.8 19.4
- Australian Public Service Commission 264 73.9 5.7 9.5 9.5 28.4 15.3 46.6 43.7 10.8 31.2 73.3 27.5
- Office of National Intelligence 240 51.3 0.8 2.1 8.8 7.5 15.8 35.0 42.5 10.4 21.6 88.1 9.0
- Torres Strait Regional Authority 173 54.3 72.8 1.2 14.5 69.4 3.8 82.7 41.1 6.6 47.2 43.4 6.0
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency 28 78.6 . . 25.0 21.4 13.6 64.3 41.8 3.0 72.7 93.3 24.4
Services Australia 30572 71.3 5.7 5.6 14.9 8.1 25.1 88.9 44.0 13.0 85.0 41.3 9.6
- Digital Transformation Agency 245 55.1 0.4 4.1 10.6 6.9 11.0 44.5 39.7 9.8 32.9 68.0 23.7
Social Services 2545 68.4 5.5 7.1 10.2 3.5 17.7 60.8 42.8 12.2 50.6 59.9 15.4
- Australian Institute of Family Studies 109 78.9 . 1.8 21.1 68.8 41.2 61.5 40.9 2.7 73.5 94.3 14.3
- National Disability Insurance Agency 3491 75.0 3.1 11.8 8.6 25.4 16.2 84.0 43.2 2.5 68.5 64.2 10.0
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission 194 74.2 1.5 6.7 6.2 5.7 8.7 53.6 44.4 1.2 56.3 41.5 .
Treasury 1287 48.6 1.0 2.6 19.0 8.7 11.0 54.4 39.4 8.4 59.7 86.3 14.5
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 2739 52.0 1.2 2.7 10.5 17.2 19.0 75.4 41.0 9.7 77.8 85.0 7.7
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 1180 56.1 1.7 3.4 15.2 8.2 16.3 53.7 37.1 7.2 71.0 88.5 7.0
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 1981 58.0 0.9 0.2 12.6 14.5 18.4 47.2 40.6 7.7 83.7 85.1 10.5
- Australian Taxation Office 18900 57.2 2.4 3.1 19.0 10.3 12.6 76.0 43.7 12.4 85.6 66.4 7.6
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation 31 35.5 . . 61.3 . . 64.5 33.5 8.4 9.7 100.0 6.9
- Productivity Commission 174 52.9 1.1 3.4 24.1 8.0 19.4 47.7 40.9 10.1 56.9 90.5 7.3
Veterans' Affairs 1674 64.4 1.3 2.7 10.9 3.9 12.3 76.2 46.5 13.4 64.1 47.2 15.4
- Australian War Memorial 331 54.4 1.2 0.9 6.3 18.1 7.7 78.5 42.9 8.6 72.3 57.4 7.9
Total 147237 59.6 3.5 3.7 14.4 10.2 15.9 72.5 43.6 11.4 74.2 63.6 11.9

Source: APSED

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019