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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Full-Time Permanent Age Distributions

September 2012
AgeCountPercent
< 20 3,915 0.19%
20-24 48,036 2.28%
25-29 153,397 7.27%
30-34 215,611 10.22%
35-39 204,975 9.71%
40-44 254,447 12.06%
45-49 318,878 15.11%
50-54 350,950 16.63%
55-59 297,627 14.10%
60-64 177,429 8.41%
65 or more 84,953 4.03%
Total 2,110,218 100.00%

Average Age 46.7

Source: U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Data Analysis Group; FedScope

September 2011
AgeCountPercent
< 20 5,155 0.24%
20-24 58,017 2.72%
25-29 160,499 7.53%
30-34 208,283 9.78%
35-39 201,802 9.47%
40-44 259,396 12.18%
45-49 329,999 15.49%
50-54 351,043 16.48%
55-59 299,370 14.05%
60-64 179,853 8.44%
65 or more 76,861 3.61%
Total 2,130,278 100.00%

Average Age 46.5

Source: U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Data Analysis Group; FedScope

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September 2010
AgeCountPercent
< 20 399 0.020%
20-24 37,523 2.02%
25-29 132,338 7.13%
30-34 168,101 9.05%
35-39 178,797 9.63%
40-44 231,971 12.49%
45-49 309,261 16.66%
50-54 321,081 17.29%
55-59 269,709 14.53%
60-64 153,632 8.27%
65 or more 53,921 2.90%
Total 1,856,733 100.00%

September 2009
AgeCountPercent
< 20 611 0.0
20-24 38,523 2.2
25-29 123,185 6.9
30-34 149,134 8.4
35-39 174,907 9.8
40-44 227,882 12.8
45-49 303,470 17.0
50-54 314,896 17.7
55-59 258,665 14.5
60-64 142,821 8.0
65 or more 48,892 2.7
Total 1,782,986 100%

Average Age 46.8

Source: U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Office of Workforce Information; Central Personnel Data File (CPDF)

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September 2008
AgeCountPercent
< 20 779 0.00%
20-24 33,736 2.0%
25-29 110,038 6.5%
30-34 131,586 7.7%
35-39 170,670 10.0%
40-44 227,091 13.4%
45-49 295,048 17.4%
50-54 310,102 18.2%
55-59 249,713 14.7%
60-64 128,149 7.5%
65-69 32,135 1.9%
>= 70 10,785 0.6%
Total 1,699,832 100.00%

Average Age: 47.0

September 2007
AgeCountPercent
< 20 531 0.00%
20-24 28,623 1.7%
25-29 97,530 5.9%
30-34 119,346 7.3%
35-39 167,758 10.2%
40-44 229,776 14.0%
45-49 286,840 17.5%
50-54 309,043 18.8%
55-59 246,173 15.0%
60-64 116,626 7.1%
65-69 26,932 1.7%
>= 70 9,967 0.6%
Total 1,640,925 100.00%

Average Age: 47.0

September 2006
AgeCountPercent
< 20 593 0.00%
20-24 28,072 1.7%
25-29 91,465 5.6%
30-34 116,102 7.1%
35-39 170,402 10.4%
40-44 238,027 14.6%
45-49 286,140 17.5%
50-54 311,237 19.1%
55-59 251,750 15.4%
60-64 102,763 6.3%
65-69 26,932 1.6%
>= 70 9,515 0.6%
Total 1,631,00 100.00%

Average Age: 47.0

Source: U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Office of Workforce Information; Central Personnel Data File (CPDF)

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September 2005
AgeCountPercent
< 20 649 0.0%
20-24 29,131 1.8%
25-29 85,680 5.2%
30-34 119,025 7.3%
35-39 172,668 10.5%
40-44 247,002 15.1%
45-49 287,991 17.6%
50-54 313,940 19.2%
55-59 249,129 15.2%
60-64 97,839 6.0%
65-69 25,983 1.6%
>= 70 9,118 0.6%
Total 1,638,155 100.00%

Average Age: 46.9

September 2004
AgeCountPercent
< 20 720 0.04%
20-24 29,816 1.83%
25-29 79,214 4.85%
30-34 121,836 7.74%
35-39 175,921 10.78%
40-44 249,576 15.29%
45-49 290,892 17.83%
50-54 314,658 19.28%
55-59 241,795 14.82%
60-64 93,906 5.75%
65-69 24,941 1.53%
>= 70 8,621 0.53%
Total 1,631,894 100.00%

Average Age: 46.8

September 2003
AgeCountPercent
< 20 711 0.04%
20-24 27,863 1.74%
25-29 70,760 4.41%
30-34 122,502 7.64%
35-39 178,399 11.13%
40-44 247,279 15.42%
45-49 292,748 18.26%
50-54 315,705 19.69%
55-59 227,632 14.20%
60-64 88,246 5.50%
65-69 23,443 1.46%
>= 70 8,108 0.51%
Total 1,603,386 100.00%

Average Age: 46.7

Source: U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Data Analysis Group; Enterprise Human Resources Integration-Statistical Data Mart (EHRI-SDM)

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September 2002
AgeCountPercent
< 20 1,114 0.07%
20-24 27,269 1.70%
25-29 66,663 4.14%
30-34 126,164 7.84%
35-39 188,826 11.74%
40-44 248,951 15.48%
45-49 301,105 18.72%
50-54 324,217 20.16%
55-59 214,075 13.31%
60-64 80,694 5.02%
65-69 21,893 1.36%
>= 70 7,542 0.47%
Total 1,608,513 100.00%

Average Age: 46.5

September 2001
AgeCountPercent
< 20 709 0.05%
20-24 20,128 1.28%
25-29 59,265 3.78%
30-34 125,064 7.97%
35-39 193,773 12.35%
40-44 247,200 15.76%
45-49 303,966 19.38%
50-54 332,686 21.21%
55-59 185,516 11.83%
60-64 73,500 4.69%
65-69 19,771 1.26%
>= 70 6,965 0.44%
Total 1,568,543 100.00%

Average Age: 46.5

September 2000
AgeCountPercent
< 20 504 0.03%
20-24 15,864 1.02%
25-29 59,009 3.80%
30-34 127,046 8.19%
35-39 202,182 13.03%
40-44 249,673 16.09%
45-49 306,966 19.78%
50-54 323,833 20.87%
55-59 172,450 11.11%
60-64 69,715 4.49%
65-69 18,082 1.17%
>= 70 6,365 0.41%
Total 1,551,689 100.00%

Average Age: 46.3

Source: U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Data Analysis Group; Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI)

Questions/Comments to: fedstats@opm.gov

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