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Table 38: Engagements of ongoing employees: mean age (years) by location, classification and sex, 2015-16

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 26.1 26.3 24.5 26.4 31.7 31.5 33.7 38.1 41.5 42.6 49.3 48.9 54.3 33.7
New South Wales 30.6 26.7 26.5 33.8 33.7 33.5 37.9 38.3 41.6 45.5 49.3 55.0 . 35.5
Victoria 30.4 25.9 39.4 25.5 33.3 35.8 35.7 39.2 41.0 42.7 48.2 58.0 . 35.1
Queensland 27.5 28.3 . 28.6 33.9 35.2 30.3 41.6 41.0 47.6 59.0 54.5 51.0 34.5
South Australia 23.5 27.9 . 31.9 32.2 34.9 28.3 37.5 39.3 39.8 48.0 43.0 . 31.8
Western Australia 33.1 22.3 . 27.1 36.7 32.3 39.3 38.9 44.9 45.5 55.2 . . 36.6
Tasmania 49.0 28.3 . 35.5 35.0 38.1 40.2 49.4 34.0 50.0 . . . 36.9
Northern Territory 27.5 . . 26.0 31.8 40.1 40.0 44.5 48.0 43.0 52.0 . . 36.2
Overseas . . . . . . 31.0 41.0 . 41.7 61.0 . . 43.0
Total men 28.8 26.3 27.8 30.4 33.4 33.5 33.9 38.7 41.6 43.6 49.8 50.1 53.9 34.4
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 27.3 25.5 21.8 29.8 28.7 33.0 34.7 37.6 40.0 42.1 46.9 52.6 63.0 33.2
New South Wales 28.1 25.7 23.8 37.2 35.1 35.0 37.5 36.8 38.2 42.9 45.0 56.0 . 35.5
Victoria 36.0 25.4 41.7 33.5 33.0 35.0 36.3 38.3 38.3 42.4 48.6 48.0 . 34.6
Queensland 28.9 25.4 22.0 32.6 34.9 34.8 35.0 40.4 39.3 37.6 46.3 . . 34.6
South Australia 34.0 28.5 . 37.0 36.0 31.3 34.7 34.1 40.6 40.5 40.0 . . 34.7
Western Australia 30.2 25.2 . 31.2 35.8 35.3 46.1 39.1 40.3 40.7 49.0 . . 36.5
Tasmania 32.7 25.4 . 34.2 34.8 35.3 41.3 41.6 44.6 44.0 . . . 35.2
Northern Territory 27.2 31.0 . 32.6 30.6 34.3 34.5 36.4 39.7 44.5 . . . 32.2
Overseas . . . . . 43.3 . . . 41.0 . . . 42.8
Total women 29.2 25.6 26.9 34.4 33.8 33.7 35.7 37.7 39.4 42.0 46.7 52.8 63.0 34.3
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 26.7 25.9 23.1 28.0 30.2 32.6 34.3 37.8 40.8 42.3 47.9 50.2 55.4 33.4
New South Wales 29.3 26.1 24.7 36.1 34.6 34.5 37.6 37.3 39.5 44.4 47.5 55.5 . 35.5
Victoria 32.7 25.7 40.8 31.8 33.1 35.3 36.1 38.8 39.7 42.6 48.3 53.0 . 34.8
Queensland 28.5 27.1 22.0 31.6 34.6 34.9 32.3 40.9 40.5 43.4 48.8 54.5 51.0 34.6
South Australia 26.6 28.1 . 35.2 34.6 32.7 30.6 35.9 40.3 40.2 44.0 43.0 . 33.4
Western Australia 31.7 23.8 . 29.7 36.1 34.4 43.1 39.0 42.5 44.2 52.4 . . 36.6
Tasmania 34.8 26.7 . 34.7 34.8 36.3 40.5 44.2 42.8 48.0 . . . 35.8
Northern Territory 27.3 31.0 . 29.8 30.9 36.1 36.3 39.9 45.2 43.8 52.0 . . 33.6
Overseas . . . . . 43.3 31.0 41.0 . 41.5 61.0 . . 42.9
Total 29.0 25.9 27.3 33.0 33.7 33.7 35.0 38.1 40.5 42.8 48.2 51.0 54.9 34.3