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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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Of the 280 schools in Tasmania in 2002, the Greater Hobart-Southern Region had 46.4% (130) of all schools in Tasmania, the Northern Region 27.1% (76) and the Mersey-Lyell Region 26.4% (74).

In 2002, there were 174 primary schools in the state, 46.6% (81) in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, 28.2% (49) in the Mersey-Lyell Region and 25.3% (44) in the Northern Region. Of the 50 secondary schools in Tasmania, 22 were located in the Greater Hobart-Sourthern Region, 15 in the Northern Region and 13 in the Mersey-Lyell Region.

There were 57 primary/secondary combined schools in the state, with 43.9% (25) located in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, 21.1% (12) in the Northern Region and 17.5% (10) in the Mersey-Lyell Region. Of the 9 special schools in Tasmania, over half were located in the Northern Region and 3 were located in the Launceston local government area.


TOTAL SCHOOLS, Tasmanian local government areas - 2002(a)
Primary
Secondary
Primary & secondary combined
Special
All schools

Local government area

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
6
1
-
-
7
Central Highlands
-
-
2
-
2
Clarence
19
6
1
-
26
Derwent Valley
6
1
1
-
8
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
3
-
1
-
4
Glenorchy
14
6
1
2
23
Hobart
15
5
7
-
27
Huon Valley
5
1
4
-
10
Kingborough
8
2
4
-
14
Sorell
2
-
1
-
3
Southern Midlands
3
-
2
-
5
Tasman
-
-
1
-
1
Total
81
22
25
2
130

Northern
Break O'Day
1
-
2
-
3
Dorset
4
1
1
-
6
Flinders
1
-
1
-
2
George Town
1
-
2
-
3
Launceston
22
10
3
3
38
Meander Valley
7
1
-
2
10
Northern Midlands
4
1
2
-
7
West Tamar
4
2
1
-
7
Total
44
15
12
5
76

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
10
4
-
1
15
Central Coast
8
2
2
-
12
Circular Head
6
1
1
-
8
Devonport
8
4
-
1
13
Kentish
2
-
1
-
3
King Island
-
-
1
-
1
Latrobe
5
1
1
-
7
Waratah/Wynyard
6
1
2
-
9
West Coast
4
-
2
-
6
Total
49
13
10
2
74

Tasmania

174

50

57

9

280

(a) The non-government schools data includes head campus information only. Subsidiary campuses are not included.
- nil or rounded to zero

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


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