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Independent Sector Overview 2015

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Students (FT)
Primary 72,514 54,760 53,190 26,559 28,340 4,244 2,861 4,449 246,917
– Junior Secondary 57,552 52,555 41,152 12,359 25,650 3,586 2,828 3,452 199,134
– Senior Secondary 23,821 24,403 22,123 8,009 11,395 1,364 848 1,363 93,326
Secondary 81,373 76,958 63,275 20,368 37,045 4,950 3,676 4,815 292,460
Total 153,887 131,718 116,465 46,927 65,385 9,194 6,537 9,264 539,377
Students (FTE)
Primary 72,527 54,791 53,234 26,565 28,379 4,255 2,861 4,457 247,068
– Junior Secondary 57,599 52,569 41,176 12,366 25,653 3,589 2,828 3,456 199,236
– Senior Secondary 23,876 24,475 22,162 8,056 11,399 1,366 848 1,363 93,545
Secondary 81,475 77,044 63,337 20,422 37,052 4,956 3,676 4,819 292,781
Total 154,002 131,835 116,571 46,988 65,431 9,210 6,537 9,275 539,849
Schools
Primary 73 37 25 33 37 4 3 3 215
Secondary 14 11 11 6 7 0 4 0 53
Combined 208 141 143 54 88 22 13 11 680
Special 41 14 13 1 9 1 0 1 80
Total 336 203 192 94 141 27 20 15 1,028
Staff (FTE)
Teachers 13,177 12,267 8,670 3,630 5,360 851 534 787 45,277
Other 6,141 5,896 5,656 1,749 3,049 486 382 357 23,717
Total 19,319 18,163 14,327 5,379 8,409 1,337 915 1,145 68,994

Source: ABS Schools Australia 2015 (publication no. 4221.0, Tables 35a, 40a, 43a and 51a) – pivot tables
Note: There may be some discrepancies in the Staff section due to rounding of FTE figures.

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