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Table 37: Engagements of ongoing employees: mean age (years) by location, classification and gender, 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 25.9 26.2 22.2 24.5 30.4 31.2 34.7 38.4 40.9 44.4 45.3 50.9 53.5 33.4
New South Wales 28.9 26.6 43.3 32.5 33.9 35.5 37.8 39.2 41.9 46.3 41.0 59.0 . 35.6
Victoria 28.9 25.7 24.5 24.3 33.3 35.9 38.5 41.0 42.3 45.8 43.2 . . 35.3
Queensland 31.0 29.9 49.0 28.8 33.9 35.6 32.5 43.5 41.8 44.0 . . 51.0 34.9
South Australia 21.9 28.6 . 28.1 32.6 38.0 27.0 39.5 41.4 38.5 . . . 32.0
Western Australia 31.8 28.7 54.0 27.1 36.5 38.9 38.3 42.4 44.5 40.6 56.0 . . 37.7
Tasmania 22.0 31.0 . 36.2 35.5 38.4 41.9 51.5 38.5 . . . . 37.2
Northern Territory 26.4 . . 21.0 30.8 46.3 45.2 43.5 44.0 . 52.0 . . 36.4
Overseas . . . . . 32.7 31.0 . 31.0 34.5 57.0 . . 35.8
Total men 28.1 26.4 33.8 27.5 33.3 34.3 35.1 39.3 41.4 44.6 45.4 51.9 52.7 34.4
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 28.2 25.3 21.1 27.5 28.2 31.7 34.4 37.8 40.2 42.8 44.9 51.2 48.0 32.8
New South Wales 28.3 27.1 . 33.3 35.8 35.6 36.4 38.2 38.7 47.2 43.0 . 44.0 35.9
Victoria 32.3 25.7 34.0 32.6 33.6 34.3 34.9 37.9 38.2 40.7 45.3 . . 34.2
Queensland 29.2 29.2 30.0 32.0 35.2 35.8 34.1 41.6 45.9 40.2 . . . 35.1
South Australia 24.9 27.7 . 31.5 35.5 33.1 34.5 40.2 41.5 51.0 43.0 . . 34.9
Western Australia 27.8 25.8 46.7 29.8 36.1 35.3 43.2 39.9 42.0 45.7 48.5 . . 36.1
Tasmania 21.5 27.0 . 32.5 36.3 35.2 35.8 40.6 41.8 48.0 . . . 35.5
Northern Territory 24.8 27.0 26.5 36.3 30.9 33.4 38.5 38.5 47.7 . . . . 32.4
Overseas . . . . . 39.6 . . . 41.0 . . . 39.8
Total women 28.4 25.5 26.7 31.1 34.3 33.3 35.0 38.3 40.0 43.3 45.0 51.2 46.7 34.1
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 26.8 25.7 21.6 25.9 29.2 31.6 34.5 38.1 40.6 43.6 45.1 51.0 50.8 33.0
New South Wales 28.5 26.9 43.3 33.0 35.1 35.6 37.0 38.5 39.9 46.7 41.8 59.0 44.0 35.8
Victoria 30.5 25.7 29.3 29.9 33.5 34.9 36.3 39.3 40.5 43.4 43.9 . . 34.7
Queensland 30.0 29.6 37.6 31.3 34.8 35.8 33.3 42.2 43.1 42.7 . . 51.0 35.0
South Australia 23.0 28.3 . 30.0 34.4 35.2 29.7 39.8 41.5 44.8 43.0 . . 33.6
Western Australia 29.7 26.9 50.9 28.8 36.3 36.8 40.7 41.0 43.6 42.9 51.0 . . 36.8
Tasmania 21.6 29.3 . 34.2 36.1 36.4 39.9 43.2 40.7 48.0 . . . 36.2
Northern Territory 25.6 27.0 26.5 31.2 30.9 37.7 41.6 41.1 45.6 . 52.0 . . 34.0
Overseas . . . . . 37.7 31.0 . 31.0 36.7 57.0 . . 37.9
Total 28.2 25.9 30.1 29.6 33.9 33.7 35.0 38.7 40.7 44.0 45.2 51.6 49.7 34.3