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Table 48: Engagements of ongoing employees: mean age (years) by location, classification and gender, 2017-18

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 25.7 25.8 25.6 28.3 29.2 31.1 32.4 38.3 41.8 43 47.7 49.1 51 32.8
New South Wales 28.6 22.8 34.5 35.4 34.2 35.8 37.6 39.2 40.8 43.6 49 49.2 . 36.2
Victoria 28.5 26.5 35.3 26.6 32.5 34.5 35.8 36.4 41.3 45.4 42 47.5 49.3 33.7
Queensland 31.7 35.8 . 28.4 31.2 36.2 36.2 44.8 44.9 48.8 50 . . 36.1
South Australia 27.9 28.1 21 22 33.4 37.2 30.8 36.7 40.4 49.4 51 54 . 34.4
Western Australia 33 26.7 . 27 35.4 33.1 34 41.6 48.1 51.5 54 . . 35.7
Tasmania 28 22 . . 36.2 40.1 37.4 47 41.5 . . . . 37.1
Northern Territory 25.3 . . 59 28.7 38 34.3 49.7 38 60 . . . 35.5
Overseas . . . . 30 28 . . . . . . . 29
Total men 28.8 25.9 30.7 29.4 32.6 33.7 33.7 38.7 41.8 44.5 47.8 49.2 50.2 34
                             
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 27.5 25.3 22.8 27.3 29 31.7 32.9 36.1 41 40.4 47.3 48.5 . 32
New South Wales 31.3 24.3 36 41.6 35.7 36 37.7 37 40 42.3 48 49 . 36.4
Victoria 27.8 24.8 37.2 29 36.1 35.6 34.4 37.5 38.7 40.9 41 52 . 35.3
Queensland 32.3 23.2 . 36.5 35.3 38.3 40.5 40.2 39.6 45.9 . . . 36.9
South Australia 31.5 25.2 21 32.6 38.4 39 34.4 47.6 43.2 38 . . . 39.2
Western Australia 30.3 26.5 . 32.1 35.4 36.3 41.8 40.6 46.7 34 . . . 35.7
Tasmania 32.5 23 . 39.5 35.5 31.4 37.3 42.7 57.5 48 . . . 36.5
Northern Territory 28.5 25 . . 34.7 31.1 48.5 39.1 44.5 40.5 . . . 34
Overseas . . . . 42 . . . . 35 42.5 . . 40.5
Total women 30 25.2 26 34.1 35.1 34.3 35.1 37.7 40.7 41.2 46.5 49.5 . 34.6
                             
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 26.4 25.5 23.5 27.8 29.1 31.5 32.7 37.1 41.4 41.8 47.6 48.9 51 32.4
New South Wales 30.6 23.5 35.4 39.8 35.2 35.9 37.7 37.9 40.3 43 48.4 49.1 . 36.3
Victoria 28.2 25.9 36 27.9 34.8 35.2 35 36.9 39.9 43 41.7 49.8 49.3 34.6
Queensland 32.1 27.1 . 33.4 34.1 37.7 39 41.9 41.7 47.7 50 . . 36.6
South Australia 29 27.3 21 30.8 36.7 38.3 32 42.5 41.7 47.5 51 54 . 36.9
Western Australia 31.8 26.6 . 31.6 35.4 35.4 40 40.9 47.5 45.7 54 . . 35.7
Tasmania 30.3 22.5 . 39.5 35.7 35.8 37.3 43.5 49.5 48 . . . 36.7
Northern Territory 27.8 25 . 59 33.4 32.5 42.8 42.3 42.3 47 . . . 34.4
Overseas . . . . 36 28 . . . 35 42.5 . . 36.7
Total 29.4 25.6 27.7 32.2 34.3 34.1 34.5 38.2 41.2 42.9 47.3 49.3 50.2 34.4

 

Source: APSED

Last reviewed: 
26 September 2018