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Chapter 1, Workforce Profile Report 2021
Census period FTE
+3.4% vs 2020
Employee headcount at census
+4.3% vs 2020
of all NSW employed persons are NSW public sector employees
Metro vs regional
34.3% of census date headcount based in regional areas
+0.3% vs 2020
Australian full-time adult average weekly earnings increased by 1.6%
75.3% of roles are ongoing
65.7% of employees
+0.2pp vs 2020
Female senior leaders
42.7% of government sector
+1.6pp vs 2020
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
3.7% of employees
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander senior leaders
+25 vs 2020
2.5% of employees
+0.1pp vs 2020
English as a second language
+0.4pp vs 2020
No change from 2020
27.9% aged under 35, 23.9% aged 55 and over
Note: ‘pp’ stands for percentage points.
Size and composition