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Secondary education (COFOG-A 092)

Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods
Reference period
2015
Released
23/12/2015
Next release Unknown
First release
A1C.187.

Secondary education (COFOG-A 092) consists of government expenditure on secondary education. This category is further classified into:

  • government secondary education (COFOG-A 0921); and
  • non-government secondary education (COFOG-A 0922).

Government secondary education (COFOG-A 0921)

A1C.188.

Government secondary education (COFOG-A 0921) consists of:

  • the provision of government secondary education, that is, government educational programs that extend primary programs on a more subject oriented pattern for a period of 4 to 6 years (some vocational and technical training may occur, particularly in the final years);
  • the administration, inspection, operation or support of schools and other institutions providing government secondary education; and
  • scholarships, grants, loans and allowances to support students pursuing government secondary education.

Includes: Out-of-school government secondary education courses for adults and young people other than those offered by colleges of technical and further education; special education programs integrated into mainstream government secondary education; military schools and colleges where the curriculum resembles that of civilian institutions even though attendance may be limited to military personnel and their families.

Excludes: Subsidiary services to education (classified to the appropriate class of COFOG-A 095); transportation services to students (classified to transportation of non-urban school students (COFOG-A 0951) or transportation of other students (COFOG-A 0952)).

Non-government secondary education (COFOG-A 0922)

A1C.189.

Non-government secondary education (COFOG-A 0922) consists of:

  • the provision of non-government secondary education, that is, non-government educational programs that extend primary programs on a more subject oriented pattern for a period of 4 to 6 years (some vocational and technical training may occur, particularly in the final years);
  • the administration, inspection, operation or support of schools and other institutions providing non-government secondary education; and
  • scholarships, grants, loans and allowances to support students pursuing non-government secondary education.

Includes: Out-of-school non-government secondary education courses for adults and young people other than those offered by colleges of technical and further education; special education programs integrated into mainstream non-government secondary education.

Excludes: Subsidiary services to education (classified to the appropriate class of COFOG-A 095); transportation services to students (classified to transportation of non-urban school students (COFOG-A 0951) or transportation of other students (COFOG-A 0952)).