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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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Overall in 2001, the student-staff ratio (the average number of full-time primary school students per full-time equivalent teacher) was 16.4. In the government sector the average was 16.0 and in non-government schools it was 17.5.

STUDENT/TEACHER STAFF (FTE) RATIOS(a)(b)(c), Primary Schools, Tasmania

Years
Government
Non-government
Total

1991
18.1
19.8
18.5
1996
16.8
18.9
17.2
1999
15.7
17.9
16.2
2000
15.8
17.3
16.1
2001
16.0
17.5
16.4

(a) Full-time students only.
(b) Full-time equivalent teaching staff is a measure of the total level of teaching staff resources used. The FTE of a full-time teaching staff member (i.e. employed full-time and engaged solely on activities which fall within the scope of the collection) is equal to 1.0.
(c) Student/teaching staff ratios are calculated by dividing the number of full-time students by the number of full-time equivalent (FTE) teaching staff. Student/teaching staff ratios should not be used as a measure of class size.

Source: Schools, Australia (Cat. no. 4221.0).


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