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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/04/2004   
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Contents >> Education and Training >> Primary school education >> Student and staff numbers

Overall student enrolments have declined slightly in both government (3.4%) and non-government (3.0%) primary schools in the past decade, with 36,405 enrolments in the government primary sector and 10,467 enrolments in the non-government primary sector in 2001.

Staff numbers in both government and non-government primary schools have risen over the past decade.

PRIMARY SCHOOLS, Tasmania

Schools(a)
Student enrolments(b)(c)
Teaching staff(d)(e)

Gov.
Non-gov.
Gov.
Non-gov.
Gov.
Non-gov.

no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

1991
163
37
37,674
10,789
2,081
545
1995
150
38
36,341
11,245
2,122
592
1998
143
33
35,661
10,660
2,177
599
1999
140
32
36,318
10,479
2,308
586
2000
142
33
36,770
10,450
2,334
604
2001
141
32
36,405
10,467
2,269
597

Change 1991-2001
Number
-22
-5
-1,269
-322
188
52
Per cent
-13.5
-13.5
-3.4
-3.0
9.0
9.5

(a) Excludes primary schools with secondary classes (e.g. district high schools) and special schools.
(b) Includes primary grades in combined primary and secondary schools.
(c) Includes those educated in special schools.
(d) Full-time equivalents.
(e) Includes those teaching at special schools.

Source: Schools, Australia (Cat. no. 4221.0) and ABS data available on request, National Schools Collection.


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