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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 2,835 part-time secondary students in Tasmania, accounting for 1,497.6 full-time-equivalent (FTE) students. Schools in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest number of part-time secondary students with 1,481 (52.2%), and the most FTE part-time students with 821.6 (54.9%).

In 2002, non-government schools had just 63.8 FTE part-time secondary students compared with 1,433.8 in government schools. Schools in the Northern Region held the highest proportion of non-government, FTE part-time secondary students, with 47.3% (30.2) of the state's total in 2002.

More females than males undertook part-time secondary study in Tasmania in 2002. Schools in the Northern Region had the highest proportion of female to male students, with 70.8% (336.8) females and 29.2% (138.9) males for 2002.


PART-TIME SECONDARY STUDENTS, Tasmanian regions - 2002
Government
Non-government(a)
All schools
no.
FTE(b)
no.
FTE(b)
no.
FTE(b)

Greater Hobart-Southern
Males
475
263.1
19
7.9
494
271.0
Females
962
537.0
25
13.6
987
550.6
Total
1,437
800.1
44
21.5
1,481
821.6

Northern
Males
266
124.0
37
14.9
303
138.9
Females
639
321.5
35
15.3
674
336.8
Total
905
445.5
72
30.2
977
475.7

Mersey-Lyell
Males
117
60.9
14
4.5
131
65.4
Females
225
127.3
21
7.6
246
134.9
Total
342
188.2
35
12.1
377
200.3

Tasmania

2,684

1,433.8

151

63.8

2,835

1,497.6

(a) Includes head campus information only. Subsidiary campuses are not included.
(b) Full-time equivalent (FTE) of part-time students has been calculated by dividing the student's workload by what is considered to the workload of a full-time student.

Source: Department of Education (government schools data); Department of Education, Science and Training (non-government schools data).


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