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4221.0 - Schools, Australia, 2007  
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9 FULL-TIME STUDENTS, By category of school and level and year of school education

NON-GOVERNMENT
Government
Catholic
Independent
Total
All schools
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

MALES

Primary
Pre-year 1
90 055
25 059
12 642
37 701
127 756
Year 1
95 688
26 638
13 785
40 423
136 111
Year 2
97 151
26 355
13 345
39 700
136 851
Year 3
96 501
26 383
13 434
39 817
136 318
Year 4
96 371
26 110
13 871
39 981
136 352
Year 5
91 844
25 510
14 759
40 269
132 113
Year 6
96 963
26 258
15 516
41 774
138 737
Year 7(a)
52 240
19 730
13 118
32 848
85 088
Ungraded
10 431
175
773
948
11 379
Total
714 549
191 556
105 489
297 045
1 011 594
Secondary
Year 7(a)
39 545
9 068
7 364
16 432
55 977
Year 8
87 944
30 210
22 973
53 183
141 127
Year 9
88 183
29 589
22 919
52 508
140 691
Year 10
85 471
28 763
22 593
51 356
136 827
Year 11
71 887
24 256
21 787
46 043
117 930
Year 12
54 040
21 317
18 658
39 975
94 015
Ungraded
12 096
273
867
1 140
13 236
Total
451 861
154 138
122 915
277 053
728 914
All full-time male students
1 166 410
345 694
228 404
574 098
1 740 508

FEMALES

Primary
Pre-year 1
82 814
24 269
12 320
36 589
119 403
Year 1
90 197
26 038
13 400
39 438
129 635
Year 2
91 507
26 166
13 295
39 461
130 968
Year 3
90 900
25 586
13 741
39 327
130 227
Year 4
91 198
25 451
13 647
39 098
130 296
Year 5
86 878
24 775
14 385
39 160
126 038
Year 6
91 546
25 686
15 348
41 034
132 580
Year 7(a)
37 133
8 728
7 427
16 155
53 288
Ungraded
4 835
100
339
439
5 274
Total
667 008
186 799
103 902
290 701
957 709
Secondary
Year 7(a)
48 722
19 556
13 071
32 627
81 349
Year 8
81 427
30 232
22 942
53 174
134 601
Year 9
82 679
29 604
22 841
52 445
135 124
Year 10
80 334
28 763
23 369
52 132
132 466
Year 11
74 221
26 236
22 360
48 596
122 817
Year 12
60 505
23 865
19 831
43 696
104 201
Ungraded
7 071
161
516
677
7 748
Total
434 959
158 417
124 930
283 347
718 306
All female full-time students
1 101 967
345 216
228 832
574 048
1 676 015

PERSONS

Primary
Pre-year 1
172 869
49 328
24 962
74 290
247 159
Year 1
185 885
52 676
27 185
79 861
265 746
Year 2
188 658
52 521
26 640
79 161
267 819
Year 3
187 401
51 969
27 175
79 144
266 545
Year 4
187 569
51 561
27 518
79 079
266 648
Year 5
178 722
50 285
29 144
79 429
258 151
Year 6
188 509
51 944
30 864
82 808
271 317
Year 7(a)
76 678
17 796
14 791
32 587
109 265
Ungraded
15 266
275
1 112
1 387
16 653
Total
1 381 557
378 355
209 391
587 746
1 969 303
Secondary
Year 7(a)
100 962
39 286
26 189
65 475
166 437
Year 8
169 371
60 442
45 915
106 357
275 728
Year 9
170 862
59 193
45 760
104 953
275 815
Year 10
165 805
57 526
45 962
103 488
269 293
Year 11
146 108
50 492
44 147
94 639
240 747
Year 12
114 545
45 182
38 489
83 671
198 216
Ungraded
19 167
434
1 383
1 817
20 984
Total
886 820
312 555
247 845
560 400
1 447 220
All full-time students
2 268 377
690 910
457 236
1 148 146
3 416 523

(a) 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.

10 FULL-TIME STUDENTS, Indigenous and non-Indigenous by age and level and year of school education

AGE AT 1 JULY
12 years and under
13 years
14 years
15 years
16 years
17 years
18 years
19 years and over(a)
All students
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

INDIGENOUS STUDENTS

Total primary(b)
94 472
671
16
3
7
3
-
-
95 172
Secondary
Year 7(c)
3 353
1 462
54
-
-
-
-
-
4 869
Year 8
2 246
7 612
2 015
93
-
-
4
-
11 970
Year 9
4
2 155
7 379
1 842
79
6
-
-
11 465
Year 10
-
4
2 116
6 259
1 604
92
8
7
10 090
Year 11
-
-
11
1 504
4 332
1 099
135
82
7 163
Year 12
-
-
-
5
894
2 655
610
147
4 311
Ungraded
319
418
435
365
290
204
85
25
2 141
Total secondary(b)
5 922
11 651
12 010
10 068
7 199
4 056
842
261
52 009
All Indigenous full-time students
100 394
12 322
12 026
10 071
7 206
4 059
842
261
147 181

NON-INDIGENOUS STUDENTS

Total primary(b)
1 867 498
6 560
70
3
-
-
-
-
1 874 131
Secondary
Year 7(c)
114 070
46 499
961
38
-
-
-
-
161 568
Year 8
33 857
177 597
51 058
1 154
76
6
-
10
263 758
Year 9
93
33 909
177 980
50 727
1 422
150
53
16
264 350
Year 10
-
87
33 653
173 650
48 546
2 593
433
241
259 203
Year 11
-
7
179
30 515
153 789
43 093
4 141
1 860
233 584
Year 12
3
-
4
98
26 660
130 522
32 438
4 180
193 905
Ungraded
1 940
2 901
3 398
3 148
2 773
2 560
1 356
767
18 843
Total secondary(b)
149 963
261 000
267 233
259 330
233 266
178 924
38 421
7 074
1 395 211
All non-Indigenous full-time students
2 017 461
267 560
267 303
259 333
233 266
178 924
38 421
7 074
3 269 342

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Includes a small number of students with 'age unspecified'.
(b) See the Appendix for structure of primary and secondary schooling in each state and territory.
(c) Excludes Qld, SA, WA and NT.

11 INDIGENOUS FULL-TIME STUDENTS, By state and territory

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

MALES

1997
13 914
2 364
13 081
2 888
7 954
2 002
6 390
374
48 967
2002
18 352
3 217
17 055
3 506
10 068
2 468
6 708
540
61 914
2005
20 480
3 748
19 294
3 911
10 868
2 643
7 264
576
68 784
2006
21 216
3 989
20 190
3 968
11 526
2 619
7 540
591
71 639
2007
22 003
4 206
22 108
4 225
11 502
2 633
7 866
610
75 153

FEMALES

1997
13 459
2 381
12 775
2 941
7 706
1 983
6 214
381
47 840
2002
17 809
3 268
16 446
3 548
9 390
2 351
6 416
505
59 733
2005
19 647
3 929
18 674
3 903
10 105
2 546
6 983
526
66 313
2006
20 233
4 121
19 593
4 018
10 593
2 558
7 090
536
68 742
2007
20 965
4 303
21 233
4 173
10 851
2 495
7 452
556
72 028

PERSONS

1997
27 373
4 745
25 856
5 829
15 660
3 985
12 604
755
96 807
2002
36 161
6 485
33 501
7 054
19 458
4 819
13 124
1 045
121 647
2005
40 127
7 677
37 968
7 814
20 973
5 189
14 247
1 102
135 097
2006
41 449
8 110
39 783
7 986
22 119
5 177
14 630
1 127
140 381
2007
42 968
8 509
43 341
8 398
22 353
5 128
15 318
1 166
147 181

(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 has been affected by changes in scope and coverage over time. See Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 7 and 8, for further details.

12 INDIGENOUS FULL-TIME STUDENTS(a), By level and year of school education

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Primary
Pre-year 1
6 570
6 656
7 606
8 428
8 899
9 176
9 310
11 710
Year 1
11 133
11 360
11 702
10 856
11 977
12 366
12 862
12 798
Year 2
10 999
11 036
11 604
11 545
11 013
11 993
12 508
12 925
Year 3
10 857
11 042
11 192
11 590
11 700
11 221
12 166
12 618
Year 4
10 406
10 871
11 181
11 255
11 882
11 956
11 421
12 467
Year 5
10 207
10 409
10 968
11 371
11 493
12 085
12 239
11 581
Year 6
9 555
10 266
10 467
11 085
11 502
11 583
12 232
12 404
Year 7(b)
5 613
5 887
6 304
6 425
6 877
6 973
7 100
7 481
Ungraded
1 348
1 416
1 426
1 523
1 219
1 239
1 174
1 188
Total
76 688
78 943
82 450
84 078
86 562
88 592
91 012
95 172
Secondary
Year 7(b)
3 409
3 628
3 912
4 058
4 243
4 610
4 618
4 869
Year 8
8 130
8 689
9 457
10 022
10 360
11 209
11 799
11 970
Year 9
7 452
7 814
8 474
8 994
9 774
10 191
10 966
11 465
Year 10
6 419
6 681
6 999
7 559
7 976
8 881
9 382
10 090
Year 11
3 932
4 339
4 598
4 973
5 297
5 792
6 809
7 163
Year 12
2 542
2 620
2 941
3 053
3 220
3 427
3 728
4 311
Ungraded
2 955
2 751
2 816
3 155
3 051
2 395
2 067
2 141
Total
34 839
36 522
39 197
41 814
43 921
46 505
49 369
52 009
All Indigenous full-time students
111 527
115 465
121 647
125 892
130 483
135 097
140 381
147 181

(a) Qld has introduced a Pre-year 1 grade in 2007 after a successful trial from 2003-2006. See Explanatory Notes, paragraph 9, for further details.
(b) 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.

13 PART-TIME SECONDARY STUDENTS, By year of school education

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

Year 10
1997
24
128
1 794
73
102
7
47
np
2 175
2002
44
224
861
85
32
19
55
np
1 320
2005
-
197
825
116
9
7
73
3
1 230
2006
10
169
859
86
54
43
75
-
1 296
2007
11
89
718
91
75
11
114
4
1 113
Year 11
1997
904
824
628
2 270
168
1 874
216
np
6 884
2002
1 021
1 198
1 025
2 327
254
444
366
np
6 635
2005
1 072
1 118
1 259
2 113
316
335
538
3
6 754
2006
1 190
1 161
1 094
2 347
414
336
540
4
7 086
2007
1 056
1 121
961
2 520
337
331
333
-
6 659
Year 12
1997
1 475
1 154
2 906
2 611
1 139
944
233
-
10 462
2002
1 599
1 555
1 760
3 328
1 064
2 264
243
13
11 826
2005
1 470
1 496
1 274
2 917
271
1 524
151
58
9 161
2006
1 374
1 396
1 267
2 858
384
1 384
177
12
8 852
2007
1 336
1 169
1 162
2 827
287
1 272
142
19
8 214
Years 7/8 to 12(c)
1997
2 462
2 307
6 961
6 344
4 458
2 839
665
4
26 040
2002
2 900
3 446
4 136
7 458
4 891
2 835
1 068
27
26 761
2005
2 593
3 046
3 914
6 856
2 839
1 877
1 096
80
22 301
2006
2 644
2 958
3 734
7 082
2 502
1 774
1 122
38
21 854
2007
2 483
2 515
3 345
7 245
2 324
1 627
811
39
20 389

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) Data for WA have been affected by changes in scope and coverage over time. See Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 7 and 8, for further details.
(b) Prior to 2004, part-time students in Years 10 and 11 in the ACT are not shown separately, and are not included in the respective Australian totals. However, they are included in the ACT and Australian totals for Year 7/8 to 12.
(c) Secondary students as defined in the Appendix. Includes ungraded part-time secondary students.

14 NUMBER OF TEACHING STAFF(a)

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

MALES

1997
24 706
18 890
13 165
6 392
7 640
2 160
803
1 172
74 928
2002
24 979
19 441
14 936
6 404
8 134
2 079
806
1 256
78 035
2005
25 588
20 202
15 366
6 396
8 291
2 069
853
1 316
80 081
2006
25 474
20 699
15 599
6 356
8 176
2 083
859
1 310
80 556
2007
25 539
21 133
15 798
6 362
8 364
2 077
848
1 313
81 434

FEMALES

1997
52 196
37 886
26 295
11 815
14 784
4 467
2 081
3 017
152 541
2002
58 389
43 979
33 938
12 509
18 016
4 597
2 314
3 283
177 025
2005
58 306
46 677
37 834
13 054
19 674
4 699
2 336
3 441
186 021
2006
59 153
47 998
38 979
13 498
19 322
4 811
2 346
3 475
189 582
2007
60 182
49 209
41 066
13 693
20 549
4 850
2 414
3 425
195 388

PERSONS

1997
76 902
56 776
39 460
18 207
22 424
6 627
2 884
4 189
227 469
2002
83 368
63 420
48 874
18 913
26 150
6 676
3 120
4 539
255 060
2005
83 894
66 879
53 200
19 450
27 965
6 768
3 189
4 757
266 102
2006
84 627
68 697
54 578
19 854
27 498
6 894
3 205
4 785
270 138
2007
85 721
70 342
56 864
20 055
28 913
6 927
3 262
4 738
276 822

(a) For a definition of teaching staff, see Glossary.

15 FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT STUDENTS(a), By level and year of school education

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

Primary
Pre-year 1
87 696
63 935
33 998
21 542
26 997
6 092
3 478
4 213
247 951
Year 1
87 497
63 515
55 331
18 175
27 191
6 339
3 373
4 347
265 767
Year 2
87 591
63 707
56 078
18 854
27 498
6 505
3 246
4 373
267 851
Year 3
86 631
63 769
55 296
18 797
28 147
6 385
3 124
4 436
266 583
Year 4
86 637
64 231
55 612
18 699
27 395
6 336
3 315
4 450
266 674
Year 5
87 240
65 130
55 683
19 098
16 841
6 679
3 025
4 489
258 185
Year 6
87 400
65 633
56 465
19 429
28 048
6 672
3 152
4 539
271 338
PYear 7(d)
. .
. .
57 776
19 853
28 637
. .
3 018
. .
109 283
PUngraded
7 805
3 912
2 733
2 712
84
12
123
22
17 404
PTotal
618 496
453 833
428 970
157 158
210 839
45 019
25 853
30 869
1 971 037
Secondary
SYear 7(d)
88 037
66 510
. .
. .
. .
6 923
. .
4 976
166 446
Year 8
87 717
66 748
58 355
19 497
29 042
6 749
2 946
4 809
275 862
Year 9
87 608
66 875
58 045
19 767
29 124
6 951
2 745
4 906
276 021
Year 10
84 552
64 224
57 916
19 921
29 072
6 702
2 543
4 846
269 774
Year 11
71 514
61 993
51 347
19 901
26 056
5 440
2 370
4 926
243 547
Year 12
61 713
50 530
43 295
15 836
20 285
5 021
1 599
4 160
202 438
SUngraded
10 820
4 686
2 093
2 714
1 016
7
554
-
21 890
STotal
491 961
381 566
271 050
97 636
134 594
37 793
12 757
28 622
1 455 979
All full-time equivalent students
1 110 458
835 399
700 020
254 793
345 432
82 812
38 610
59 492
3 427 016

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

16 FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT STUDENTS(a), By category of school and level and year of school education

Government
Catholic
Independent
Total
All schools
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

MALES

Primary
Pre-year 1
90 203
25 091
12 941
38 032
128 234
Year 1
95 693
26 646
13 785
40 431
136 124
Year 2
97 160
26 368
13 346
39 714
136 874
Year 3
96 514
26 402
13 435
39 837
136 352
Year 4
96 377
26 119
13 872
39 991
136 368
Year 5
91 858
25 521
14 760
40 281
132 139
Year 6
96 973
26 264
15 516
41 780
138 754
Year 7(b)
39 555
9 068
7 364
16 432
55 987
Ungraded
10 908
179
818
998
11 905
Total
715 242
191 657
105 838
297 495
1 012 737
Secondary
Year 7(b)
52 243
19 732
13 118
32 850
85 093
Year 8
88 016
30 210
22 976
53 186
141 202
Year 9
88 268
29 591
22 923
52 514
140 782
Year 10
85 706
28 767
22 607
51 374
137 080
Year 11
72 941
24 285
21 864
46 149
119 090
Year 12
55 590
21 380
18 767
40 147
95 737
Ungraded
12 371
275
915
1 191
13 561
Total
455 134
154 241
123 170
277 410
732 544
All male students FTE
1 170 376
345 898
229 008
574 905
1 745 281

FEMALES

Primary
Pre-year 1
82 880
24 276
12 560
36 836
119 716
Year 1
90 202
26 040
13 402
39 442
129 643
Year 2
91 512
26 170
13 295
39 465
130 977
Year 3
90 901
25 588
13 743
39 331
130 232
Year 4
91 203
25 455
13 649
39 103
130 306
Year 5
86 880
24 779
14 386
39 165
126 045
Year 6
91 548
25 688
15 348
41 036
132 584
Year 7(b)
37 141
8 728
7 427
16 155
53 296
Ungraded
5 045
102
352
454
5 499
Total
667 312
186 826
104 161
290 987
958 299
Secondary
Year 7(b)
48 727
19 556
13 071
32 627
81 354
Year 8
81 487
30 232
22 942
53 174
134 661
Year 9
82 785
29 609
22 846
52 455
135 240
Year 10
80 547
28 766
23 382
52 148
132 694
Year 11
75 813
26 247
22 397
48 644
124 457
Year 12
62 766
23 948
19 988
43 936
106 702
Ungraded
7 624
161
544
705
8 329
Total
439 747
158 519
125 170
283 688
723 436
All female students FTE
1 107 060
345 344
229 331
574 675
1 681 735

PERSONS

Primary
Pre-year 1
173 083
49 367
25 501
74 868
247 951
Year 1
185 895
52 686
27 187
79 873
265 767
Year 2
188 672
52 538
26 641
79 179
267 851
Year 3
187 415
51 990
27 178
79 168
266 583
Year 4
187 580
51 573
27 521
79 094
266 674
Year 5
178 739
50 300
29 146
79 446
258 185
Year 6
188 522
51 952
30 864
82 816
271 338
Year 7(b)
76 696
17 796
14 791
32 587
109 283
Ungraded
15 952
282
1 170
1 452
17 404
Total
1 382 554
378 483
209 999
588 482
1 971 037
Secondary
Year 7(b)
100 969
39 288
26 189
65 477
166 446
Year 8
169 503
60 442
45 918
106 360
275 862
Year 9
171 052
59 201
45 769
104 969
276 021
Year 10
166 252
57 533
45 989
103 522
269 774
Year 11
148 754
50 532
44 261
94 792
243 547
Year 12
118 356
45 328
38 755
84 083
202 438
Ungraded
19 994
436
1 459
1 896
21 890
Total
894 881
312 759
248 339
561 098
1 455 979
All students FTE
2 277 435
691 242
458 339
1 149 581
3 427 016

(a) Number of full-time students plus full-time equivalent of part-time students. Refer to 'student' in the Glossary for further details.
(b) Year 7 is the last year of primary school in Qld, SA, WA and NT, and the first year of secondary school in NSW, Vic., Tas. and ACT.


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