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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003   
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The number of full-time government school students in Tasmania in 2002 was 61,508. Of these, 46.3% (28,454) attended government schools in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, 29.4% (18,091) in the Northern Region and 24.3% (14,963) in the Mersey-Lyell Region.

In 2002, of all full-time government school students, 9,983(16.2%) attended schools in the Launceston local government area, the highest number for all local government areas in the state.


FULL-TIME GOVERNMENT SCHOOL STUDENTS, Tasmanian local government areas - 2002
Primary
Secondary
Total

Local government area

no.

no.

no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
1,342
382
1,724
Central Highlands
126
53
179
Clarence
3,504
2,780
6,284
Derwent Valley
884
410
1,294
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
339
83
422
Glenorchy
2,848
1,823
4,671
Hobart
2,700
3,868
6,568
Huon Valley
1,112
522
1,634
Kingborough
1,960
1,330
3,290
Sorell
983
321
1,304
Southern Midlands
570
230
800
Tasman
168
116
284
Total
16,536
11,918
28,454

Northern
Break O'Day
538
347
885
Dorset
792
427
1,219
Flinders
83
50
133
George Town
521
256
777
Launceston
5,416
4,567
9,983
Meander Valley
1,084
290
1,374
Northern Midlands
1,095
160
1,255
West Tamar
1,384
1,081
2,465
Total
10,913
7,178
18,091

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
1,511
1,693
3,204
Central Coast
1,695
858
2,553
Circular Head
630
376
1,006
Devonport
2,083
1,825
3,908
Kentish
451
211
662
King Island
160
88
248
Latrobe
619
371
990
Waratah/Wynyard
1,291
439
1,730
West Coast
411
251
662
Total
8,851
6,112
14,963

Tasmania

36,300

25,208

61,508

Source: Department of Education.


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