1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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The number of Tasmanian students attending school full-time in 2002 was 82,350. Schools in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the largest number of students in the state, with 49.2% (40,495) of all full-time enrolments, followed by 28.0% (23,053) in the Northern Region and 22.8% (18,802) in the Mersey-Lyell Region.

In 2002, there were 61,508(74.7%) Tasmanian full-time students who attended government schools, while 20,842(25.3%) students attended non-government schools. Schools in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest number of full-time students attending government schools and non-government schools, with 46.3% and 57.8% respectively.


FULL-TIME STUDENTS, Tasmanian regions - 2002

Government schools
Non-government schools(a)
All schools

Region

no.

no.

no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
28,454
12,041
40,495
Northern
18,091
4,962
23,053
Mersey-Lyell
14,963
3,839
18,802
Tasmania
61,508
20,842
82,350

(a) Includes head campus information only. Subsidiary campuses are not included.

Source: Department of Education; Department of Education, Science and Training.


FURTHER INFORMATION


This section contains the following subsection :
          Government schools
          Non-government schools
          All schools in Tasmania

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