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Age, disability and education
Facts, visuals and data on employee age, education level and the number of employees who identify as a person with disability.
Unless stated otherwise, this workforce data shows you numbers as at June 2022.
You can use the dropdown menu at the bottom of each chart to filter the data sets.
For some diversity data, we’ve analysed comes from the People matter survey 2022 to estimate numbers for the overall public sector workforce.
For some visuals, we give you a breakdown of the data by:
Victorian Public Service (VPS): the 9 departments, Victoria Police (VPS employees) and 46 authorities and offices defined to be Victorian Public Service employers under the Public Administration Act 2004
Public sector industry groups: all other public sector bodies outside the VPS that have a public function, grouped together by industry
Overall public sector workforce: VPS and public sector industries combined.
The industry groups are:
creative industries, finance, transport and other
police and emergency services
public health care
TAFE and other education
water and land management.
At the end of this page, find Excel datasets for June 2018 to June 2022.