4221.0 - Schools, Australia, 2019 Quality Declaration 
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Schools

In 2019

  • there were 9,503 schools in Australia, a net increase of 26 schools since 2018 (13 government, 10 independent and 3 Catholic schools)
  • Queensland reported the largest increase in total school counts (10 schools), followed by Victoria (9 schools)

Table 2. School counts by state and territory, 2018-2019

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust

2019
3,103
2,247
1,755
715
1,097
262
189
135
9,503
2018
3,101
2,238
1,745
716
1,094
261
188
134
9,477