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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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In 2002, there were 38,051 student enrolments in accredited vocational education and training in TAFE Tasmania state-wide, a decrease of 297 (0.8%) in enrolments from 2001 (a student may have more than one enrolment during the year).

In 2002, the largest proportion of TAFE Tasmania's enrolments were in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, with 40.8% of total enrolments. There were 11,047 student enrolments (29.0%) in the Northern Region and a further 10,407 student enrolments (27.4%) in the Mersey-Lyell Region.

The business program accounted for the highest number of enrolments in the Greater Hobart-Southern and Northern Regions with 21.3% (3,302) and 18.2% (2,007) of total enrolments in the respective Regions. In the Mersey-Lyell Region the metals and engineering program had the highest number of enrolments, 18.3%, (1,906 enrolments) of total enrolments in the Mersey-Lyell Region.

State-wide in 2002, more males (59.0%) than females (41.0%) were enrolled at TAFE Tasmania, with the Mersey-Lyell Region having the largest proportion of male enrolments, 60.7%, in Tasmania.


INSTITUTE OF TAFE TASMANIA ENROLMENTS, Tasmanian regions(a)(b)
2001

2002

Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons

Delivery program

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

GREATER HOBART-SOUTHERN(c)
Automotive & Electrical
1,278
27
1,305
1,202
36
1,238
Business
1,476
1,908
3,384
1,264
2,038
3,302
Community Services & Health
187
769
956
213
834
1,047
Construction & Textiles
1,247
268
1,515
1,038
203
1,241
Design & Communication
191
521
712
145
498
643
Drysdale
755
1,057
1,812
834
948
1,782
General Education
1,263
1,145
2,408
1,059
1,448
2,507
Information Technology & Multimedia
710
416
1,126
543
282
825
Metals & Engineering
1,377
38
1,415
1,281
34
1,315
Natural Resources
1,001
301
1,302
1,323
300
1,623
Total
9,485
6,450
15,935
8,902
6,621
15,523

NORTHERN(c)
Automotive & Electrical
1,025
20
1,045
1,034
48
1,082
Business
1,017
1,313
2,330
753
1,254
2,007
Community Services & Health
84
526
610
82
486
568
Construction & Textiles
585
196
781
417
197
614
Design & Communication
141
561
702
153
504
657
Drysdale
418
546
964
492
653
1,145
General Education
572
795
1,367
503
978
1,481
Information Technology & Multimedia
508
315
823
481
268
749
Metals & Engineering
1,346
41
1,387
1,265
37
1,302
Natural Resources
791
267
1,058
1,189
253
1,442
Total
6,487
4,580
11,067
6,369
4,678
11,047

MERSEY-LYELL(c)
Automotive & Electrical
800
7
807
817
26
843
Business
892
1,453
2,345
625
1,272
1,897
Community Services & Health
62
478
540
61
359
420
Construction & Textiles
561
149
710
556
144
700
Design & Communication
89
376
465
79
311
390
Drysdale
242
438
680
270
518
788
General Education
747
872
1,619
762
880
1,642
Information Technology & Multimedia
471
379
850
319
275
594
Metals & Engineering
1,528
44
1,572
1,841
65
1,906
Natural Resources
660
160
820
988
239
1,227
Total
6,052
4,356
10,408
6,318
4,089
10,407

TASMANIA(c)(d)
Automotive & Electrical
3,133
54
3,187
3,139
111
3,250
Business
3,455
4,752
8,207
2,675
4,614
7,289
Community Services & Health
336
1,796
2,132
362
1,696
2,058
Construction & Textiles
2,465
625
3,090
2,073
559
2,632
Design & Communication
441
1,470
1,911
392
1,326
1,718
Drysdale
1,458
2,082
3,540
1,642
2,162
3,804
General Education
2,627
2,862
5,489
2,369
3,344
5,713
Information Technology & Multimedia
1,716
1,121
2,837
1,356
839
2,195
Metals & Engineering
4,402
126
4,528
4,523
139
4,662
Natural Resources
2,683
744
3,427
3,920
810
4,730
Total
22,716
15,632
38,348
22,451
15,600
38,051

(a) These enrolments are total student enrolments, in that they indicate enrolments funded by the TAFE Tasmania Purchase Agreements special purpose grants and fee for service activities. A student may have more than one enrolment during the year, depending upon his or her course of study.
(b) These data are currently being validated and may be subject to revision.
(c) The region refers to the location from which training is delivered.
(d) Includes interstate and overseas enrolments.

Source: QLS database, Institute of TAFE Tasmania.


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