1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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In 2002, of the 214 government schools in Tasmania, 45.8% (98 schools) were in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region and 27.1% (58 schools) were located in each of the Northern Region and the Mersey-Lyell Region.

In the Mersey-Lyell Region, 69.0% (40) of the government schools in the region were primary schools, as were 66.3% (65) in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region and 62.1% (36) in the Northern Region.

Of the 9 special schools recorded, 8 were government schools and 3 were located in Launceston local government area.


GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS, Tasmanian local government areas - 2002
Primary
Secondary
Primary & secondary combined
Special
Total

Local government area

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
5
1
-
-
6
Central Highlands
-
-
2
-
2
Clarence
13
5
1
-
19
Derwent Valley
5
1
1
-
7
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
3
-
1
-
4
Glenorchy
12
4
-
2
18
Hobart
12
4
-
-
16
Huon Valley
4
1
2
-
7
Kingborough
6
2
2
-
10
Sorell
2
-
1
-
3
Southern Midlands
3
-
2
-
5
Tasman
-
-
1
-
1
Total
65
18
13
2
98

Northern
Break O'Day
1
-
2
-
3
Dorset
4
1
1
-
6
Flinders
1
-
1
-
2
George Town
1
-
1
-
2
Launceston
16
6
1
3
26
Meander Valley
6
1
-
1
8
Northern Midlands
4
-
2
-
6
West Tamar
3
2
-
-
5
Total
36
10
8
4
58

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
9
3
-
1
13
Central Coast
7
2
-
-
9
Circular Head
5
1
-
-
6
Devonport
6
3
-
1
10
Kentish
2
-
1
-
3
King Island
-
-
1
-
1
Latrobe
4
1
-
-
5
Waratah/Wynyard
5
1
1
-
7
West Coast
2
-
2
-
4
Total
40
11
5
2
58

Tasmania

141

39

26

8

214

- nil or rounded to zero

Source: Department of Education.


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