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1 SCHOOLS(a), By category of school

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Government
1997
2 186
1 661
1 309
641
767
222
144
99
7 029
2002
2 191
1 623
1 291
610
775
214
150
95
6 949
2005
2 194
1 613
1 280
605
777
213
151
96
6 929
2006
2 187
1 605
1 278
604
771
211
151
95
6 902
2007
2 190
1 593
1 250
602
769
212
149
88
6 853
Non-government
Catholic
1997
593
494
272
107
151
37
15
30
1 699
2002
586
490
274
107
158
37
15
30
1 697
2005
585
484
282
106
159
37
15
30
1 698
2006
584
484
288
106
159
37
15
30
1 703
2007
585
485
288
104
159
37
15
30
1 703
Independent
1997
289
190
145
89
113
30
14
11
881
2002
318
207
161
93
127
29
18
13
966
2005
327
208
172
94
132
29
20
14
996
2006
328
210
173
95
137
30
20
14
1 007
2007
332
214
177
97
140
30
21
14
1 025
Total
1997
882
684
417
196
264
67
29
41
2 580
2002
904
697
435
200
285
66
33
43
2 663
2005
912
692
454
200
291
66
35
44
2 694
2006
912
694
461
201
296
67
35
44
2 710
2007
917
699
465
201
299
67
36
44
2 728
All Schools
1997
3 068
2 345
1 726
837
1 031
289
173
140
9 609
2002
3 095
2 320
1 726
810
1 060
280
183
138
9 612
2005
3 106
2 305
1 734
805
1 068
279
186
140
9 623
2006
3 099
2 299
1 739
805
1 067
278
186
139
9 612
2007
3 107
2 292
1 715
803
1 068
279
185
132
9 581

(a) Several factors can affect the numbers of schools over time. See Explanatory Notes, paragraph 18, for further details.

2 SCHOOLS(a)(b), Primary, secondary and combined schools

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Primary
1997
2 185
1 717
1 236
593
668
178
102
94
6 773
2002
2 172
1 676
1 219
555
673
173
105
93
6 666
2005
2 163
1 653
1 206
547
663
170
99
93
6 594
2006
2 152
1 642
1 200
546
657
169
99
93
6 558
2007
2 150
1 637
1 173
542
663
169
98
85
6 517
Secondary
1997
542
379
266
104
132
47
16
31
1 517
2002
518
362
263
95
136
46
18
28
1 466
2005
522
362
262
94
138
46
17
27
1 468
2006
522
368
266
94
138
47
17
26
1 478
2007
531
370
260
95
140
46
18
26
1 486
Primary/secondary combined
1997
226
153
169
115
167
52
50
10
942
2002
270
187
194
137
179
52
55
12
1 086
2005
283
195
216
141
195
54
65
15
1 164
2006
287
194
223
142
200
55
65
15
1 181
2007
287
204
233
143
195
56
64
17
1 199
Total
1997
2 953
2 249
1 671
812
967
277
168
135
9 232
2002
2 960
2 225
1 676
787
988
271
178
133
9 218
2005
2 968
2 210
1 684
782
996
270
181
135
9 226
2006
2 961
2 204
1 689
782
995
271
181
134
9 217
2007
2 968
2 211
1 666
780
998
271
180
128
9 202

(a) Several factors can affect the number of schools over time. See the Explanatory Notes, paragraph 18, for further details.
(b) Excludes special schools.

3 SCHOOLS(a), By size of student enrolments (FTE) and category of school(b)

Size of secondary school enrolments
0
1-100
101-400
401-800
801+
Total
Size of primary school enrolments
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

GOVERNMENT

0
-
12
180
392
459
1 043
1-100
1 517
180
24
2
4
1 727
101-400
2 397
108
93
9
6
2 613
401-800
1 020
1
10
8
5
1 044
801+
75
-
3
3
5
86
Total
5 009
301
310
414
479
6 513

NON-GOVERNMENT

0
-
69
61
165
148
443
1-100
325
112
16
6
2
461
101-400
905
82
189
104
48
1 328
401-800
269
5
36
80
41
431
801+
9
1
-
8
8
26
Total
1 508
269
302
363
247
2 689

ALL SCHOOLS

0
-
81
241
557
607
1 486
1-100
1 842
292
40
8
6
2 188
101-400
3 302
190
282
113
54
3 941
401-800
1 289
6
46
88
46
1 475
801+
84
1
3
11
13
112
Total
6 517
570
612
777
726
9 202

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Excludes special schools.
(b) Full-time equivalent (FTE) of students (number of full-time students plus FTE of part-time students) is used to determine the size of student populations in each school.

4 PRIMARY SCHOOLS(a)(b), By size of student enrolments (FTE)(c)

SIZE OF PRIMARY SCHOOL ENROLMENTS
1-20
21-35
36-100
101-200
201-300
301-400
401-600
601-800
801+
Total
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Government
1997
338
397
1 017
924
983
787
791
272
98
5 607
2002
341
392
982
935
934
790
763
318
95
5 550
2005
371
387
989
949
936
756
760
296
92
5 536
2006
395
365
985
955
912
748
752
304
94
5 510
2007
391
367
969
969
923
721
759
285
86
5 470
Non-government
1997
56
108
332
538
467
273
264
61
11
2 110
2002
61
85
351
549
434
319
316
67
20
2 202
2005
51
72
338
568
425
352
325
72
19
2 222
2006
48
82
330
566
406
370
333
76
18
2 229
2007
61
75
325
549
416
363
341
90
26
2 246
Total
1997
394
505
1 349
1 462
1 450
1 060
1 055
333
109
7 717
2002
402
477
1 333
1 484
1 368
1 109
1 079
385
115
7 752
2005
422
459
1 327
1 517
1 361
1 108
1 085
368
111
7 758
2006
443
447
1 315
1 521
1 318
1 118
1 085
380
112
7 739
2007
452
442
1 294
1 518
1 339
1 084
1 100
375
112
7 716

(a) Several factors can affect the numbers of schools over time. See Explanatory Notes, paragraph 18, for further details.
(b) Excludes special schools, but includes combined primary and secondary schools, based on the size of the primary school enrolments.
(c) Full-time equivalent (FTE) of students (number of full-time students plus FTE of part-time students) is used to determine the enrolment size of each primary school.

5 SECONDARY SCHOOLS(a)(b), By size of student enrolments (FTE)(c)

SIZE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL ENROLMENTS
1- 20
21- 35
36- 100
101- 200
201- 300
301- 400
401- 600
601- 800
801- 1000
1001- 1200
1201+
Total
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Government
1997
77
45
171
121
83
77
189
258
238
157
91
1 507
2002
81
54
160
142
82
94
182
227
219
140
121
1 502
2005
87
65
153
143
87
93
181
243
210
132
129
1 523
2006
87
73
151
140
87
93
174
237
212
130
139
1 523
2007
70
80
151
137
86
87
171
243
202
135
142
1 504
Non-government
1997
40
24
119
82
79
102
180
161
89
41
35
952
2002
63
48
112
95
85
94
178
164
117
53
41
1 050
2005
61
48
132
103
90
82
189
161
128
68
47
1 109
2006
63
45
149
103
92
81
188
169
128
66
51
1 135
2007
81
46
142
122
98
82
189
174
133
65
49
1 181
Total
1997
117
69
290
203
162
179
369
419
327
198
126
2 459
2002
144
102
272
237
167
188
360
391
336
193
162
2 552
2005
148
113
285
246
177
175
370
404
338
200
176
2 632
2006
150
118
300
243
179
174
362
406
340
196
190
2 658
2007
151
126
293
259
184
169
360
417
335
200
191
2 685

(a) Several factors can affect the numbers of schools over time. See Explanatory Notes, paragraph 18, for further details.
(b) Excludes special schools, but includes combined primary and secondary schools, based on the size of the secondary school enrolments.
(c) Full-time equivalent (FTE) of students (number of full-time students plus FTE of part-time students) is used to determine the enrolment size of each secondary school.

6 STUDENTS, By category of school and full-tme and part-time status

NSW
Vic.
Qld(a)
SA
WA(b)
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Full-time
Government
1997
762 917
518 476
415 263
176 511
226 075
62 921
28 294
39 595
2 230 052
2002
753 700
533 417
440 064
169 839
233 344
61 508
28 206
37 259
2 257 337
2005
740 439
536 635
450 964
164 714
228 817
60 605
28 554
35 359
2 246 087
2006
739 307
536 117
455 075
163 848
230 293
60 007
28 506
35 076
2 248 229
2007
737 637
535 883
478 883
163 904
229 611
58 926
28 916
34 617
2 268 377
Non-government
1997
311 303
262 948
159 843
71 429
85 002
21 236
8 172
21 639
941 572
2002
351 081
281 076
179 523
78 772
101 382
20 842
8 468
23 295
1 044 439
2005
367 247
289 312
196 290
84 711
109 483
21 899
8 819
24 291
1 102 052
2006
369 640
293 718
r202 722
86 078
112 349
22 447
9 074
24 460
r1 120 488
2007
371 566
297 970
219 020
87 545
114 977
22 933
9 355
24 780
1 148 146
Total
1997
1 074 220
781 424
575 106
247 940
311 077
84 157
36 466
61 234
3 171 624
2002
1 104 781
814 493
619 587
248 611
334 726
82 350
36 674
60 554
3 301 776
2005
1 107 686
825 947
647 254
249 425
338 300
82 504
37 373
59 650
3 348 139
2006
1 108 947
829 835
r657 797
249 926
342 642
82 454
37 580
59 536
r3 368 717
2007
1 109 203
833 853
697 903
251 449
344 588
81 859
38 271
59 397
3 416 523
Part-time
1997
2 532
2 803
7 900
6 484
4 507
2 883
722
46
27 877
2002
3 055
4 177
4 951
7 576
5 438
2 934
1 106
213
29 450
2005
2 758
3 824
4 950
6 953
3 254
1 902
1 137
295
25 073
2006
2 801
3 659
4 810
7 164
2 894
1 791
1 175
231
24 525
2007
2 623
3 138
6 034
7 312
2 723
1 648
856
169
24 503
All students
1997
1 076 752
784 227
583 006
254 424
315 584
87 040
37 188
61 280
3 199 501
2002
1 107 836
818 670
624 538
256 187
340 164
85 284
37 780
60 767
3 331 226
2005
1 110 444
829 771
652 204
256 378
341 554
84 406
38 510
59 945
3 373 212
2006
1 111 748
833 494
r662 607
257 090
345 536
84 245
38 755
59 767
r3 393 242
2007
1 111 826
836 991
703 937
258 761
347 311
83 507
39 127
59 566
3 441 026

r revised
(a) Qld has intrduced a Pre-year 1 grade in 2007 following a successful trial from 2003-2006. See Explanatoy Notes, paragraph 9, for further details,
(b) Data for WA has been affected by changes in scope and coverage over time. See Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 7 and 8, for further details.

7 FULL-TIME STUDENTS, By level of school education

NSW
Vic.
Qld(a)
SA
WA(b)
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Primary
Government
1997
453 142
304 773
267 147
118 812
145 088
35 663
20 350
22 032
1 367 007
2002
449 482
316 843
284 262
112 111
151 599
36 300
20 249
20 904
1 391 750
2005
436 551
314 753
287 245
107 573
149 610
35 333
19 926
19 393
1 370 384
2006
434 366
312 771
288 408
106 818
149 968
34 839
19 906
19 183
1 366 259
2007
431 618
311 503
308 698
106 384
150 227
33 883
20 403
18 841
1 381 557
Non-government
1997
161 777
133 365
80 537
41 863
44 760
10 808
5 020
10 652
488 782
2002
179 930
139 821
92 497
46 389
54 153
10 340
5 145
11 321
539 596
2005
185 342
139 702
102 284
49 708
57 278
10 655
5 122
11 694
561 785
2006
185 840
140 968
105 995
50 043
59 105
10 914
5 288
11 775
569 928
2007
186 776
142 008
119 376
50 734
60 348
11 123
5 429
11 952
587 746
Secondary
Government
1997
309 775
213 703
148 116
57 699
80 987
27 258
7 944
17 563
863 045
2002
304 218
216 574
155 802
57 728
81 745
25 208
7 957
16 355
865 587
2005
303 888
221 882
163 719
57 141
79 207
25 272
8 628
15 966
875 703
2006
304 941
223 346
166 667
57 030
80 325
25 168
8 600
15 893
881 970
2007
306 019
224 380
170 185
57 520
79 384
25 043
8 513
15 776
886 820
Non-government
1997
149 526
129 583
79 306
29 566
40 242
10 428
3 152
10 987
452 790
2002
171 151
141 255
87 026
32 383
47 229
10 502
3 296
11 974
504 816
2005
181 905
149 610
94 006
35 003
52 205
11 244
3 697
12 597
540 267
2006
183 800
152 750
96 727
36 035
53 244
11 533
3 786
12 685
550 560
2007
184 790
155 962
99 644
36 811
54 629
11 810
3 926
12 828
560 400
Total
Government
1997
762 917
518 476
415 263
176 511
226 075
62 921
28 294
39 595
2 230 052
2002
753 700
533 417
440 064
169 839
233 344
61 508
28 206
37 259
2 257 337
2005
740 439
536 635
450 964
164 714
228 817
60 605
28 554
35 359
2 246 087
2006
739 307
536 117
455 075
163 848
230 293
60 007
28 506
35 076
2 248 229
2007
737 637
535 883
478 883
163 904
229 611
58 926
28 916
34 617
2 268 377
Non-government
1997
311 303
262 948
159 843
71 429
85 002
21 236
8 172
21 639
941 572
2002
351 081
281 076
179 523
78 772
101 382
20 842
8 441
23 295
1 044 412
2005
367 247
289 312
196 290
84 711
109 483
21 899
8 819
24 291
1 102 052
2006
369 640
293 718
202 722
86 078
112 349
22 447
9 074
24 460
1 120 488
2007
371 566
297 970
219 020
87 545
114 977
22 933
9 355
24 780
1 148 146

(a) Qld has introduced a Pre-year 1 grade in 2007 following a successful trial from 2003-2006. See Explanatory Notes, paragraph 9, for further details.
(b) Data for WA have been affected by changes in scope and coverage over time. See Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 7 and 8, for further details.

8 FULL-TIME STUDENTS, By level and year of school education

NSW
Vic.
Qld(a)
SA
WA(b)
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Primary
Pre-year 1
87 602
63 840
33 748
21 512
26 748
6 087
3 463
4 159
247 159
Year 1
87 495
63 504
55 324
18 175
27 191
6 339
3 371
4 347
265 746
Year 2
87 589
63 692
56 066
18 854
27 497
6 502
3 246
4 373
267 819
Year 3
86 630
63 751
55 284
18 794
28 144
6 383
3 123
4 436
266 545
Year 4
86 637
64 214
55 605
18 699
27 394
6 336
3 313
4 450
266 648
Year 5
87 237
65 114
55 670
19 096
16 841
6 679
3 025
4 489
258 151
Year 6
87 400
65 628
56 450
19 428
28 048
6 672
3 152
4 539
271 317
Year 7(c)
. .
. .
57 759
19 853
28 637
. .
3 016
. .
109 265
Ungraded
7 804
3 768
2 168
2 707
75
8
123
-
16 653
Total
618 394
453 511
428 074
157 118
210 575
45 006
25 832
30 793
1 969 303
Secondary
Year 7(c)
88 037
66 501
. .
. .
. .
6 923
. .
4 976
166 437
Year 8
87 716
66 737
58 311
19 477
29 032
6 747
2 901
4 807
275 728
Year 9
87 605
66 849
57 942
19 743
29 113
6 949
2 713
4 901
275 815
Year 10
84 546
64 172
57 630
19 869
29 040
6 697
2 495
4 844
269 293
Year 11
71 156
61 463
51 042
18 796
25 890
5 227
2 247
4 926
240 747
Year 12
60 987
49 957
42 840
14 271
20 163
4 305
1 543
4 150
198 216
Ungraded
10 762
4 663
2 064
2 175
775
5
540
-
20 984
Total
490 809
380 342
269 829
94 331
134 013
36 853
12 439
28 604
1 447 220
All full-time students
1 109 203
833 853
697 903
251 449
344 588
81 859
38 271
59 397
3 416 523

. . not applicable
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Qld has introduced a Pre-year 1 grade in 2007 following a successful trial from 2003-2006. See Explanatory Notes, paragraph 9, for further details.
(b) Data for WA have been affected by changes in scope and coverage over time. See Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 7 and 8, for further details.
(c) Year 7 is the last year of primary school in Qld, SA, WA and NT, and the first year of secondary in NSW, Vic., Tas. and ACT.


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