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Table 42: All employees: mean age (years) by location, base classification and gender, 30 June 2019
  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 25.0 26.4 45.6 42.4 38.4 36.2 37.9 41.8 45.2 47.9 49.3 51.5 54.7 42.7
New South Wales 28.0 25.8 45.4 44.0 44.0 45.0 47.1 47.3 47.0 48.9 50.3 55.2 48.0 46.1
Victoria 28.9 25.7 49.1 41.4 42.0 43.6 43.9 45.8 46.2 49.5 50.1 51.9 51.0 44.8
Queensland 29.6 29.0 46.0 42.1 40.4 43.9 44.8 46.3 47.4 49.4 50.8 54.6 . 44.7
South Australia 26.0 26.0 47.1 40.0 42.3 43.8 44.0 45.1 47.1 51.1 50.7 58.1 . 45.0
Western Australia 28.9 25.9 54.1 45.1 41.8 45.5 47.2 47.6 50.3 50.3 54.8 52.0 . 46.6
Tasmania 28.1 26.0 55.9 35.3 41.7 44.9 46.2 46.8 46.9 50.1 47.3 51.5 . 44.8
Northern Territory 29.0 25.3 39.6 38.7 42.4 43.5 47.5 48.2 50.6 50.4 53.3 . . 44.8
Overseas . 27.6 . . 44.7 31.5 35.8 41.0 42.7 46.3 50.5 52.8 62.4 43.4
Total men 27.2 26.3 46.2 42.0 41.7 42.8 42.7 44.4 45.9 48.7 49.7 52.1 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 27.0 26.0 40.5 37.5 39.4 37.8 39.1 41.0 43.1 45.5 47.6 50.3 53.2 41.3
New South Wales 28.8 25.6 50.0 44.0 43.3 44.8 44.6 44.4 44.6 47.4 49.0 52.3 47.0 44.6
Victoria 31.0 25.8 50.0 41.2 42.8 44.2 42.8 43.5 44.3 45.9 47.7 52.6 53.6 43.7
Queensland 29.7 27.2 48.6 42.5 41.3 44.2 43.7 45.1 45.6 47.1 48.5 54.3 . 44.0
South Australia 26.1 26.8 49.1 41.9 44.6 44.9 44.0 45.0 46.4 48.3 48.4 . . 44.9
Western Australia 27.0 28.3 53.1 48.7 42.7 44.5 45.1 45.6 46.4 47.4 51.1 . . 44.9
Tasmania 32.2 26.2 52.9 37.3 42.8 44.2 44.4 44.7 45.5 48.4 50.0 . . 43.9
Northern Territory 29.0 . 42.0 41.1 39.1 41.6 44.6 44.5 47.2 48.1 48.5 . . 42.8
Overseas . 27.8 . . 56.7 29.6 37.1 39.8 41.4 46.5 49.7 53.9 60.0 41.9
Total women 28.7 26.1 48.6 41.9 42.5 43.2 42.0 42.8 43.8 46.1 47.9 50.8 53.6 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 25.8 26.2 43.1 39.8 38.9 37.3 38.7 41.3 44.0 46.7 48.4 51.0 54.0 41.9
New South Wales 28.5 25.8 48.8 44.0 43.5 44.8 45.6 45.5 45.7 48.1 49.6 54.1 47.5 45.1
Victoria 29.9 25.8 49.7 41.3 42.5 43.9 43.3 44.6 45.3 48.1 49.1 52.1 52.6 44.2
Queensland 29.6 27.9 48.0 42.2 41.0 44.1 44.1 45.6 46.4 48.3 49.7 54.4 . 44.2
South Australia 26.0 26.2 48.6 41.0 43.8 44.5 44.0 45.1 46.8 50.3 49.7 58.1 . 44.9
Western Australia 27.5 26.7 53.4 47.2 42.4 44.8 46.0 46.4 48.5 49.1 53.8 52.0 . 45.5
Tasmania 30.6 26.1 53.7 36.4 42.4 44.4 45.1 45.6 46.1 49.4 48.2 51.5 . 44.3
Northern Territory 29.0 25.3 40.9 39.9 40.3 42.0 45.6 45.9 48.8 49.1 50.9 . . 43.6
Overseas . 27.7 . . 53.1 30.5 36.6 40.4 42.1 46.3 50.2 53.3 61.6 42.6
Total 28.0 26.2 47.8 41.9 42.2 43.1 42.3 43.5 44.8 47.4 48.8 51.6 54.5 43.6

Source: APSED

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019