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Table 56: Engagements of ongoing employees: mean age (years) by location, classification and gender, 2019

Table 56: Engagements of ongoing employees: mean age (years) by location, classification and gender, 2019
  Men  
  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
Location  
Australian Capital Territory 22.2 25.8 22.6 31.9 31.5 31.1 34.3 37.9 42.2 45.0 47.1 52.6 51.7 33.8
New South Wales 30.0 25.3 39.7 29.2 35.1 33.2 38.0 38.8 44.4 44.2 38.7 49.0 . 36.5
Victoria 30.8 25.2 26.0 31.0 34.3 34.9 36.3 39.4 40.8 44.3 49.5 44.5 . 36.0
Queensland 29.1 28.2 . 38.3 35.2 36.9 40.9 40.3 46.3 47.1 34.0 . . 38.2
South Australia 25.9 26.0 . 39.0 35.4 38.8 39.4 38.1 44.1 38.0 42.0 . . 36.2
Western Australia 28.7 24.8 . . 36.4 41.0 45.1 43.0 45.1 46.0 . . . 40.0
Tasmania 49.0 27.5 . . 29.4 37.7 43.3 43.4 39.0 47.0 . . . 39.1
Northern Territory . . . . 47.3 34.7 42.7 41.4 51.0 55.5 . 57.0 . 43.7
Overseas . . . . . . . 28.0 . . . . . 28.0
Total men 27.7 25.8 25.2 32.6 34.4 33.8 36.5 38.7 42.6 44.9 45.8 50.7 51.7 35.4
  Women  
  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
Location  
Australian Capital Territory 22.6 25.2 19.0 27.2 31.8 32.6 33.9 36.7 40.4 43.5 46.1 50.5 46.0 33.3
New South Wales 27.5 25.5 41.0 35.3 35.8 34.5 37.6 38.7 41.7 44.4 46.0 46.0 . 36.7
Victoria 29.6 24.9 28.0 33.7 33.8 35.2 38.1 40.0 42.5 44.2 49.5 . . 37.1
Queensland 29.4 26.5 . 32.2 37.3 37.0 37.4 42.1 39.8 48.3 . . . 37.8
South Australia 29.2 25.7 . 42.8 38.6 40.1 40.9 42.2 39.9 44.1 . . . 39.6
Western Australia 33.9 29.3 . 63.0 36.1 40.9 38.4 42.5 42.1 60.0 . . . 40.1
Tasmania 22.0 24.5 . . 36.9 39.9 45.9 40.8 39.3 44.7 . . . 39.9
Northern Territory . 22.0 . . 33.1 32.2 39.3 40.6 37.7 56.0 . . . 37.4
Overseas . . . . . . . . . 35.0 . . . 35.0
Total women 27.7 25.3 20.2 33.0 34.9 34.3 36.5 38.7 40.9 44.5 46.4 49.0 46.0 35.5
  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 Total
Location  
Australian Capital Territory 22.4 25.5 20.5 28.8 31.7 32.2 34.0 37.2 41.3 44.2 46.7 51.7 50.3 33.5
New South Wales 29.0 25.4 40.0 32.7 35.6 34.1 37.7 38.8 42.8 44.3 42.5 47.5 . 36.6
Victoria 30.2 25.3 27.0 33.3 33.9 35.1 37.5 39.8 41.8 44.3 49.5 44.5 . 36.6
Queensland 29.3 27.5 . 35.3 36.6 36.9 38.5 41.4 42.5 47.9 34.0 . . 37.9
South Australia 27.2 25.9 . 41.9 37.4 39.7 40.4 40.0 42.0 42.3 42.0 . . 38.1
Western Australia 32.3 25.9 . 63.0 36.2 40.9 39.6 42.7 43.2 48.3 . . . 40.1
Tasmania 35.5 25.5 . . 34.5 38.8 44.9 42.4 39.2 45.3 . . . 39.6
Northern Territory . 22.0 . . 38.3 32.8 40.8 41.0 43.0 55.8 . 57.0 . 40.1
Overseas . . . . . . . 28.0 . 35.0 . . . 31.5
Total 27.7 25.6 22.5 32.9 34.7 34.1 36.5 38.7 41.7 44.7 45.9 50.1 50.3 35.5

Source: APSED