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The ABS human resource (HR) management function is critical in delivering ABS People and Culture Transformation Goals. Our people ensure we transform the ABS through new statistical infrastructure, systems, processes and culture to better meet Australia’s need for quality information to inform important decisions.
As at 30 June 2018, there were 2,713 operative and inoperative staff (including 37 unpaid inoperative staff) employed at the ABS under the Public Service Act 1999: 1,284 males and 1,429 females.
There were also 546 interviewers employed under the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975 to assist with data collection under Regulation 7 of the Census and Statistics Regulation 2016, and appointed as authorised officers under Section 16 of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.
Figure 6.1 and Tables 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3 show the profile of ABS staff by employment classification and gender, and by location and type of employment for operative and paid inoperative staff. Interviewers employed under the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975 and unpaid inoperative staff are excluded.