AFP staff statistics

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There are a total of 6498 staff in the AFP.
Source: SAS9 as at 31/12/2017.

Years of service

Average years of service for staff in AFP is 11 years
Service group Total %
0yrs 229 4%
01-05yrs 1273 20%
06-10yrs 1892 29%
11-15yrs 1700 26%
16-20yrs 704 11%
21-25yrs 159 2%
26+yrs 541 8%
Total 6498 100%

Age group

The average age of AFP staff is 42 years old
Age group Total %
18-24 137 2%
25-29 513 8%
30-34 898 14%
35-39 1058 16%
40-44 1252 19%
45-49 1141 18%
50-54 856 13%
55-60 451 7%
60+ 192 3%
Total 6498 100%

Employment group

Employment group Total %
Casual 13 0%
Perm FT 5974 92%
Perm PT 433 7%
Temp FT 74 1%
Temp PT 4 0%
Total 6498 100%

Sworn status

Sworn status Total %
AFP Police 3316 51%
AFP PSO 693 11%
AFP Professional 2489 38%
Total 6498 100%

Gender

Gender Total %
Female 2361 36%
Male 4130 64%
Indeterminate/Intersex/Unspecified 7 0%
Total 6498 100%

AFP total functional breakdown

Portfolio Total
ACT Policing 869
Asia Pacific Group 15
Australian Institute of Police Management 22
Capability Development 26
Chief Counsel 105
Chief of Staff 103
Counter Terrorism 222
Crime Operations 424
Finance & Commercial 214
International Operations 433
Organised Crime & Cyber 457
People, Safety & Security 347
Protection Operations 1298
Reform, Culture & Standards 109
Specialist Operations 526
Support Capability 793
Technology & Innovation 226
Workforce & Development 309
Total 6498

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