6278.0 - Education and Training Experience, Australia, 1997
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Education and training important to WA people - ABS figures
New survey figures published today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that, in Western Australia, 410,700 people aged 15 to 64 had completed at least one training course in the 12 month period prior to the conduct of the survey (March to May 1997).
The figures in Education and Training Experience, Australia 1997 present a wide range of information about key aspects of education and training. This survey was partly funded by the Australian National Training Authority and the Department of Employment, Education, Training & Youth Affairs.
Key findings about education in Western Australia are that:
Key findings about training courses completed in Western Australia in the 12 months prior to the survey include that:
The Survey also found that 126,100 people in Western Australia enrolled to study for a post-school qualification in 1997 (excluding those aged 15 to 20 and still at secondary school). Of these;
Of the 54,300 people aged 15 to 20 and still at secondary school in Western Australia at the time of the survey:
Education and Training Experience, Australia 1997 (cat. no. 6278.0) is available from ABS Bookshops. The summary of findings from the publication is available from this site.
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