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Schools by Sector and Type 2006 to 2016

 20062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Independent
Primary only285279261259248234235228222215214
Secondary only90105888472685857535348
Combined590612620625640653657661669680688
Special4229555457656769728092
Total1,00710251,0241,0221,0171,0201,0171,0151,0161,0281,042
Catholic
Primary only1,23112291,2251,2251,2301,2311,2281,2261,2291,2351,239
Secondary only332338328315303305305303304324321
Combined123126127139148148153155156139138
Special1710252627262733333940
Total1,70317031,7051,7051,7081,7101,7131,7171,7221,7371,738
Government
Primary only5,04250094,9624,9304,8794,8474,8274,8024,7994,7744,780
Secondary only1,05610431,0391,0401,0341,0231,0291,0251,0221,0321,035
Combined468461494497498504511505500504490
Special336338338335332331330329330329329
Total6,90268516,8336,8026,7436,7056,6976,6616,6516,6396,634
All Sectors
Primary only6,5586,5176,4486,4146,3576,3126,2906,2566,2506,2246,233
Secondary only1,4781,4861,4551,4391,4091,3961,3921,3851,3791,4091,404
Combined1,1811,1991,2411,2611,2861,3051,3211,3211,3251,3231,316
Special395377418415416422424431435448461
Total9,6129,5799,5629,5299,4689,4359,4279,3939,3899,4049,414

Source: ABS Schools Australia 2006– 2016 (publication no. 4221.0, Table 35a)

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