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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, schools in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the largest number of full-time students in Tasmania, with 49.2% (40,495) of all full-time enrolments. Schools in the Northern Region followed with 28.0% (23,053) of the state's full-time students, while schools in the Mersey-Lyell Region had 22.8% (18,802) of the state's full-time students.

Schools in the Launceston local government area (LGA) had the highest number of students with 13,868 (16.8%), followed by Hobart with 12,196 (14.8%) full-time students. Schools in Flinders and Central Highlands LGAs had the least students, with 133 and 179 full-time enrolments respectively.


TOTAL FULL-TIME SCHOOL STUDENTS, Tasmanian local government areas - 2002(a)
Primary
Secondary
Total

Local government area

no.

no.

no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
1,549
382
1,931
Central Highlands
126
53
179
Clarence
4,640
3,374
8,014
Derwent Valley
1,063
410
1,473
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
339
83
422
Glenorchy
3,677
3,587
7,264
Hobart
4,910
7,286
12,196
Huon Valley
1,471
716
2,187
Kingborough
2,749
1,692
4,441
Sorell
983
321
1,304
Southern Midlands
570
230
800
Tasman
168
116
284
Total
22,245
18,250
40,495

Northern
Break O'Day
548
353
901
Dorset
792
427
1,219
Flinders
83
50
133
George Town
660
349
1,009
Launceston
7,160
6,708
13,868
Meander Valley
1,207
299
1,506
Northern Midlands
1,095
169
1,264
West Tamar
1,824
1,329
3,153
Total
13,369
9,684
23,053

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
2,013
2,332
4,345
Central Coast
2,169
1,134
3,303
Circular Head
873
457
1,330
Devonport
2,478
2,417
4,895
Kentish
451
211
662
King Island
160
88
248
Latrobe
789
431
1,220
Waratah/Wynyard
1,478
455
1,933
West Coast
615
251
866
Total
11,026
7,806
18,802

Tasmania

46,640

35,710

82,350

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

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


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