1136.0 - Directory of Education and Training Statistics, 2007  
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Year Book Australia

CONTACT (for the Education and Training chapter only)

National Centre for Education and Training Statistics
Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra
Telephone (02) 6252 7798


Year Book Australia (ABS cat. no. 1301.0) is an annual publication which presents a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of various aspects of social and economic conditions of Australian society. This publication draws from selected ABS and non-ABS collections and sources, to report on a range of data about major areas of social and economic conditions such as Australia's geography and climate, government, international relations, defence, education and health and welfare support systems. Each edition includes a chapter on education and training, comprising sections on:

  • Government responsibilities in education
  • Early childhood education
  • Primary and secondary education
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Higher education
  • Adult and Community Education (ACE)
  • Participation in education
  • Educational attainment
  • Expenditure on education

In addition, Year Book Australia contains a number of articles related to key themes. Recent articles related to education and training include: 'Skilling mature age Australians for work', 'School students mathematics and science literacy' and 'Paying for university education'.

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