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Table 35: All employees: agency by highest educational qualification, 30 June 2018

Agency Highest educational qualification Total
Doctorate Masters Postgraduate diploma Bachelor degree Undergraduate diploma Associate diploma Skilled vocational Basic vocational Year 12 Year 11 Year 10 Less than year 10 No data
qualification qualification
Agriculture and Water Resources 158 199 173 710 69 96 73 30 75 7 25 1 3361 4977
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 7 15 5 64 2 7 3 1 18 2 7 . 54 185
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 44 27 16 51 2 24 5 1 17 4 3 . 7 201
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 43 47 19 112 2 17 2 2 16 1 3 . 43 307
Attorney-General's 8 48 52 181 4 7 7 2 25 3 4 . 1105 1446
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 3 51 58 140 17 24 11 4 36 8 9 . 309 670
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 2 10 10 15 1 6 1 1 6 . 1 . . 53
- Australian Financial Security Authority 5 21 24 59 5 10 9 1 13 2 6 . 356 511
- Australian Human Rights Commission 7 28 22 36 1 2 1 . 4 . 1 . 40 142
- Australian Law Reform Commission 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . 7 10
- Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions 1 15 26 156 3 7 1 4 13 2 1 1 155 385
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 8 43 41 182 14 17 6 5 50 4 11 1 799 1181
- National Archives of Australia 1 7 8 28 3 3 . 3 18 3 8 1 316 399
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 1 19 17 36 . 5 . 1 4 . . . 7 90
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel 3 2 3 27 . 1 . 1 2 . . . 63 102
Communications and the Arts 7 70 44 153 3 10 8 6 18 . 4 . 275 598
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 14 53 32 97 7 18 3 8 18 1 1 . 184 436
- Australian National Maritime Museum 3 6 7 14 1 4 2 . 2 . 1 . 93 133
- National Film and Sound Archive 1 1 2 9 1 3 . . 3 . . . 159 179
- National Library of Australia 4 7 24 32 4 6 2 . 13 . 3 2 335 432
- National Museum of Australia 5 8 7 38 5 5 3 1 19 2 2 . 170 265
- National Portrait Gallery 1 3 1 8 . . . . . . . . 52 65
- Old Parliament House . 3 2 4 . . 1 . 1 . . . 91 102
- Screen Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 7
Defence 733 1152 517 3187 75 505 431 195 958 132 478 26 10391 18780
- Defence Housing Australia . 2 4 18 4 5 4 2 25 6 15 . 596 681
Education and Training 36 134 130 414 30 51 29 21 80 6 17 . 828 1776
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 8 10 11 35 3 15 6 . 6 2 2 . 16 114
- Australian Research Council 4 6 7 8 . 1 . . 6 . 1 . 113 146
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . 17 6 29 1 10 6 2 3 . . . 112 186
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 4 5 9 11 . 2 . . 1 . . . 21 53
Environment and Energy 58 190 79 279 12 30 21 10 52 5 8 1 1826 2571
- Bureau of Meteorology 240 231 229 587 50 159 16 6 73 15 12 2 52 1672
- Clean Energy Regulator 3 13 10 30 2 6 4 2 11 . 2 . 261 344
- Climate Change Authority . 1 . 2 . . . . . . . . 7 10
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 11 11 13 50 4 11 1 1 8 . 2 . 130 242
Finance 8 110 73 252 19 38 12 4 51 . 12 1 1084 1664
- Australian Electoral Commission 1 79 102 363 41 136 58 122 263 78 140 8 521 1912
- Future Fund Management Agency 8 32 20 67 . 8 . 1 . . . . 25 161
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . 1 3 5 1 1 . 1 3 . . . 43 58
Foreign Affairs and Trade 97 673 293 793 33 76 36 13 140 36 13 . 1564 3767
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 9 4 7 13 2 1 2 . 1 . . . 14 53
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 9 79 43 95 8 9 1 . 7 . . . 310 561
Health 233 432 374 1377 80 272 85 60 477 45 98 9 952 4494
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 1 35 46 60 12 21 6 5 12 2 4 . 72 276
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 7 21 7 19 1 . 1 . 3 . 1 . 24 84
- Australian Digital Health Agency 2 4 1 12 1 2 1 1 4 1 2 . 16 47
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 14 19 14 62 1 3 1 2 6 . 1 . 220 343
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 24 16 11 38 5 6 1 2 4 . . . 36 143
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 2 6 12 32 6 21 3 2 14 2 2 . 244 346
- Cancer Australia 2 4 2 8 . . . . . . . . 63 79
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand 12 3 1 17 1 1 . . 2 . . . 61 98
- National Blood Authority 1 1 3 7 . 1 . . 3 . 1 . 39 56
- National Health and Medical Research Council 10 14 10 36 2 7 . . 6 . . . 105 190
- National Health Funding Body . 4 1 2 1 2 . . . . . . 12 22
- National Mental Health Commission 1 5 . 5 2 . . . . . 1 . 12 26
- Organ and Tissue Authority . 2 2 5 . . . . 3 . . . 16 28
- Professional Services Review . 1 3 3 . 1 . . . . . . 13 21
Home Affairs 56 687 524 2859 387 756 244 103 1404 146 290 19 6988 14463
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 11 67 40 163 27 54 9 8 40 5 7 1 356 788
- AUSTRAC 14 56 46 116 11 34 9 5 34 1 2 1 5 334
Human Services 61 835 932 4232 328 4024 841 255 2121 420 825 61 17917 32852
Industry, Innovation and Science 220 236 147 621 27 108 18 4 128 5 19 2 2728 4263
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 7 32 19 37 2 8 3 1 4 . 2 . 1 116
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 16 115 54 328 9 36 27 9 96 6 14 . 188 898
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . 2 2 11 . 2 . . 8 1 . 1 84 111
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . 1 . 2 . 1 . . . . . . 4 8
- National Capital Authority . 1 2 3 . 1 . . 1 . 1 . 62 71
Jobs and Small Business 20 169 140 470 38 92 44 12 114 8 15 1 1032 2155
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 1 1 1 5 . . . . 1 . . . 2 11
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . 7 21 46 3 12 1 1 4 1 . . 52 148
- Comcare 2 25 28 100 7 15 33 15 33 2 9 . 384 653
- Fair Work Commission 2 1 3 12 1 2 . . 5 1 . 1 266 294
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 3 56 84 206 16 61 18 7 33 3 5 . 331 823
- Safe Work Australia 8 8 10 33 1 8 1 1 3 . . . 36 109
Prime Minister and Cabinet 30 136 89 354 33 59 24 12 84 11 18 2 1300 2152
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . 7 22 38 9 18 18 24 78 38 90 40 89 471
- Australian National Audit Office 11 47 25 108 2 4 4 2 4 . 1 . 141 349
- Australian Public Service Commission 2 24 24 50 1 10 4 3 10 . 3 . 112 243
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 3 18 26 59 2 6 6 3 7 . . . 75 205
- Digital Transformation Agency 3 12 7 36 4 16 5 . 9 . . . 142 234
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security 2 3 1 6 . . . 1 . . 1 . 8 22
- Office of National Assessments 13 22 13 60 2 4 1 . 8 . . . 69 192
- Torres Strait Regional Authority 2 7 3 9 1 10 4 2 6 . 5 1 108 158
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . 3 1 3 1 . . . . . . . 17 25
Social Services 10 102 80 384 26 77 31 18 150 10 39 2 1389 2318
- Australian Institute of Family Studies 13 20 12 26 2 2 . . 2 . 1 . 12 90
- National Disability Insurance Agency 6 58 68 218 19 83 24 10 44 5 8 . 2079 2622
Treasury 42 202 71 473 8 38 10 5 49 2 11 3 405 1319
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 62 195 238 782 9 50 28 12 97 7 23 . 1191 2694
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 19 101 89 342 9 26 2 4 34 . 4 . 388 1018
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 11 157 155 294 31 9 6 2 42 19 4 1 1114 1845
- Australian Taxation Office 102 1879 1219 5368 353 960 662 236 1546 223 476 36 7221 20281
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . 7 5 14 . . 1 . . . . . 1 28
- Productivity Commission 13 38 14 55 2 2 2 . 4 1 2 . 23 156
Veterans' Affairs 12 82 89 296 21 89 48 16 270 39 75 7 829 1873
- Australian War Memorial 1 . 5 24 3 3 3 1 14 . . . 268 322
Total 2643 9420 6945 28317 1936 8353 2994 1295 9080 1323 2852 232 75204 150594

Source: APSED

 

Last reviewed: 
26 September 2018