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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1995  
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State summary tables


PARTICIPATION

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

School students '0001993
1,052.1
777.6
543.7
247.2
296.7
85.8
33.9
61.4
3,098.4
TAFE students '0001993
372.2
348.6
189.8
88.3
72.4
22.4
10.7
17.0
1,121.4
Higher education students(a)'0001994
178.0
163.9
97.0
45.0
56.4
12.1
4.4
20.2
585.4
Year 12 apparent retention rate%1993
70.6
79.1
82.9
86.3
75.6
60.6
47.5
94.2
76.6
Aged 15-24 years (of all aged 15-24 years)
    Participating in any education
%1994
50.2
52.5
43.9
42.6
44.5
44.6
42.5
55.3
48.4
    Participating in TAFE
%1994
10.6
8.2
6.0
7.0
10.3
7.7
4.0
7.9
8.6
    Participating in higher education
%1994
14.1
17.4
15.1
12.1
13.0
12.3
10.5
21.0
14.9
Women aged 15-24 years participating in tertiary education (of all tertiary students aged 15-24 years)%1994
49.2
48.4
50.0
49.7
48.5
44.2
54.4
44.0
48.9



ATTAINMENT

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Aged 15-69 years with post-school qualifications (of all aged 15-69 years)%1994
43.7
38.1
36.9
38.2
42.1
36.7
37.1
48.9
40.3
    Degree or higher
%1994
11.6
11.4
9.6
10.4
10.2
8.4
9.7
21.6
11.0
    Skilled vocational qualification
%1994
14.5
13.0
13.9
13.7
15.8
15.6
14.9
10.5
14.0
    Undergraduate or associate diploma
%1994
9.4
9.0
7.6
8.2
9.6
7.1
7.8
10.8
8.9
    Basic vocational qualification
%1994
8.2
4.7
5.8
5.9
6.6
5.6
4.6
6.1
6.4
Aged 15-69 years and did not complete highest level of secondary school (of all aged 15-69 years)%1994
36.0
38.9
41.4
40.5
36.4
32.5
43.3
21.7
37.8



EDUCATION AND WORK

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Unemployment rate (aged 15-69 years)
    With degree or higher
%1994
4.7
6.9
5.8
7.6
6.2
8.5
3.0
4.5
5.8
    With skilled vocational qualification
%1994
8.4
9.0
5.9
7.6
6.3
7.2
6.2
4.5
7.7
    With undergraduate or associate diploma
%1994
7.0
8.5
7.7
6.0
5.1
7.8
1.0
6.7
7.2
    With basic vocational qualification
%1994
10.2
14.0
10.8
13.2
10.8
11.7
12.4
11.2
11.4
    Without post-school qualifications
%1994
14.8
16.3
13.4
13.9
12.4
15.4
11.8
12.4
14.6
Trainees'0001994
44.8
30.0
26.4
9.1
12.6
3.7
1.3
2.0
129.9



SERVICES

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

School student/teacher rationo.1993
16.0
14.5
15.9
14.6
15.6
15.3
14.1
15.5
15.3
Government schoolsno.1993
2,184
1,934
1,326
677
766
237
146
96
7,366
Non-government schools no.1993
851
683
403
184
249
65
26
38
2,499

(a) State totals exclude students of the Australian Catholic University which has campuses in more than one state.

Reference periods: Schools data are at July. TAFE data comprise enrolments in the calendar year to 31 December. Higher education data are at 31 March. Trainees data are at 30 September.

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