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Table 40: All employees: mean age (years) by location, base classification and gender, 31 December 2018

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
Australian Capital Territory 26.6 26.7 45.6 42 38.3 36.1 38 41.7 45.3 47.9 49.5 51.4 54.7 42.9
New South Wales 27.1 23.8 45 44.7 42.8 45.2 46.8 47 46.9 48.7 50.3 54.6 48 45.9
Victoria 27.2 25.7 49.4 41.6 41.4 44 44 45.8 46.2 49.5 49.8 52.5 50.3 44.9
Queensland 32.6 28.7 46 42.9 40.8 44.3 44.6 46.4 47.5 49.5 50.8 51.5 . 45
South Australia 25.3 27.5 51.2 39 42.2 44.1 44.1 45.4 47 50.9 50.8 57.3 . 45.1
Western Australia 28.1 25.8 56.7 45.8 40.6 45.1 47.6 47.9 50.1 49.9 54.9 51 . 46.4
Tasmania 22.3 . 54.9 35.2 41.9 44.5 45.9 46.6 46.7 50.2 47.9 . . 44.7
Northern Territory 29.4 . 39.2 39.5 42 45 46.6 48.3 50.6 50.6 51.3 . . 45
Overseas . 28.2 . . 55.5 31.6 35 40 43.8 46.6 50.4 51.5 61.8 43.5
Total men 27.6 26.6 46.4 42.3 41.2 42.9 42.7 44.3 46 48.6 49.8 51.8 55.2 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
Australian Capital Territory 27.7 26.2 43.3 36.9 38.8 37.6 39 40.9 43.1 45.5 47.8 50.2 53 41.2
New South Wales 26.9 24.1 48.9 43.6 42.8 44.7 44.6 44.4 44.5 47.2 49 53.6 46 44.5
Victoria 28.2 26.6 50.2 41.6 42.5 44.1 42.8 43.4 44.5 45.9 48.5 53.2 53 43.6
Queensland 31.4 27.3 48.7 42.7 41.6 44.4 43.8 45.1 45.5 47.5 48.6 53.8 . 44.1
South Australia 23.5 26.7 51 41 44.4 45 44 45 46.3 48.8 49.5 . . 44.9
Western Australia 23.4 . 52.9 46.9 41.8 44.5 45.1 46 46.4 48 49.7 . . 44.7
Tasmania 30.1 . 52.5 38 42.4 44.1 44.3 44.6 45.3 48.5 49.8 . . 43.9
Northern Territory 30.3 . 42.1 39.9 39 41.7 43.6 44 47.9 48 50.2 . . 42.5
Overseas . 29.3 . . 56 32 37.3 39.7 42.1 45.8 49.2 53.3 56.7 41.9
Total women 28.1 26.1 48.6 41.8 42.1 43.1 41.9 42.8 43.8 46.1 48.1 50.8 53.1 43.1
                             
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
Australian Capital Territory 27 26.4 44.6 39.3 38.6 37.1 38.6 41.2 44.1 46.7 48.7 50.9 54 41.9
New South Wales 27 24 47.8 44 42.8 44.9 45.5 45.5 45.6 48 49.6 54.3 47 45
Victoria 27.7 26 50 41.6 42.1 44 43.3 44.5 45.5 48.1 49.3 52.7 51.7 44.2
Queensland 31.8 28.1 48 42.7 41.4 44.4 44.2 45.7 46.4 48.6 49.7 52.4 . 44.4
South Australia 24.7 27.4 51 40.1 43.6 44.7 44 45.2 46.7 50.3 50.4 57.3 . 45
Western Australia 24.8 25.8 53.8 46.4 41.4 44.7 46.1 46.8 48.4 49.2 53.7 51 . 45.3
Tasmania 27.5 . 53.2 36.8 42.2 44.3 44.9 45.5 46 49.5 48.5 . . 44.2
Northern Territory 29.9 . 40.8 39.7 40 42.4 44.6 45.6 49.2 49.4 50.6 . . 43.4
Overseas . 28.6 . . 55.9 31.9 36.5 39.9 43 46.2 49.9 52.2 60.4 42.7
Total 27.9 26.4 47.9 41.9 41.8 43.1 42.2 43.4 44.8 47.4 49 51.4 54.3 43.6
                             
Source: APSED                            
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019