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Australia

Australian Secondary education Stats

Definitions

  • General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Pupils per 1000: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • Vocational pupils > Per capita: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Vocational pupils per 1000: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
General pupils 1.45 million 2004 40th out of 157
General pupils > Per capita 72.08 per 1,000 people 2004 75th out of 157
General pupils per 1000 71.95 2004 76th out of 156
Pupils 2.49 million 2004 29th out of 143
Pupils > % female 47.76% female 2004 94th out of 143
Pupils > Per capita 124.04 per 1,000 people 2004 14th out of 143
Pupils per 1000 123.82 2004 15th out of 142
Teachers 111,000 1991 28th out of 140
Teachers > % female 50% female 1991 57th out of 122
Teachers > Per capita 6.42 per 1,000 people 1991 33th out of 136
Teachers per 1000 6.42 1991 34th out of 138
Vocational pupils 1.04 million 2004 11th out of 138
Vocational pupils > Per capita 51.96 per 1,000 people 2004 1st out of 138
Vocational pupils per 1000 51.87 2004 1st out of 137

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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