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Table B.23: ADF permanent and active Reserve members by location, 2019-20

Permanent1

Reserve2

Total

NSW

16,098

24,133

Qld

16,534

6,844

23,378

SA

3,887

2,414

6,301

Tas

83

646

729

Vic

6,237

4,215

10,452

WA

3,893

2,535

6,428

ACT4

7,168

3,346

10,514

NT

4,393

836

5,229

External Territories

Overseas5

802

7

809

Total

59,095

28,878

87,973

Notes: Figures in this table show headcount, based on substantive location.

  1. Figures are for permanent members (Service Categories 7 and 6) and do not include Reserves (Service Categories 5, 4, 3 and 2), Reserves undertaking continuous full-time service (Service Option C) or ADF Gap Year participants (Service Option G).
  2. Reserves include active members rendering service in Service Categories 5, 4 and 3 and Reserves undertaking continuous full-time service (Service Option C). This does not include members in Service Category 2, who do not render service.
  3. Victorian figures include individuals located in Albury NSW.
  4. Australian Capital Territory figures include individuals located in Jervis Bay (Commonwealth), Queanbeyan (NSW) and Bungendore (NSW).
  5. Individuals posted overseas for reasons including long-term duty, training, exchange and liaison.