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FTE Enrolments by Sector 2005 to 2015

FTE Enrolments Enrolments – % in each Sector
Primary Secondary All Levels Primary Secondary All Levels
2005
Government 1,371,028 884,590 2,255,617 70.90% 62.10% 67.20%
Catholic 368,942 304,311 673,254 19.10% 21.30% 20.00%
Independent 193,610 236,482 430,092 10.00% 16.60% 12.80%
Total 1,933,580 1,425,382 3,358,963 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2006
Government 1,366,882 890,645 2,257,527 70.50% 61.80% 66.80%
Catholic 370,921 308,751 679,673 19.10% 21.40% 20.10%
Independent 199,745 242,399 442,144 10.30% 16.80% 13.10%
Total 1,937,549 1,441,795 3,379,344 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2007
Government 1,382,554 894,881 2,277,435 70.10% 61.50% 66.50%
Catholic 378,483 312,759 691,242 19.20% 21.50% 20.20%
Independent 209,999 248,339 458,339 10.70% 17.10% 13.40%
Total 1,971,037 1,455,979 3,427,016 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2008
Government 1,377,193 896,060 2,273,252 69.70% 61.00% 66.00%
Catholic 380,470 316,544 697,014 19.30% 21.50% 20.20%
Independent 217,645 256,563 474,208 11.00% 17.50% 13.80%
Total 1,975,307 1,469,166 3,444,474 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2009
Government 1,380,908 902,334 2,283,242 69.40% 60.80% 65.80%
Catholic 384,193 320,312 704,505 19.30% 21.60% 20.30%
Independent 223,926 260,713 484,638 11.30% 17.60% 14.00%
Total 1,989,027 1,483,358 3,472,385 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2010
Government 1,390,543 901,255 2,291,798 69.10% 60.70% 65.50%
Catholic 390,670 322,954 713,624 19.40% 21.70% 20.40%
Independent 230,985 261,161 492,146 11.50% 17.60% 14.10%
Total 2,012,198 1,485,369 3,497,567 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2011
Government 1,404,756 899,025 2,303,782 68.90% 60.30% 65.30%
Catholic 396,405 327,914 724,319 19.40% 22.00% 20.50%
Independent 237,870 263,548 501,419 11.70% 17.70% 14.20%
Total 2,039,031 1,490,488 3,529,519 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2012
Government 1,431,813 898,102 2,329,915 68.90% 60.00% 65.10%
Catholic 402,909 333,450 736,358 19.40% 22.30% 20.60%
Independent 244,242 266,237 510,479 11.70% 17.80% 14.30%
Total 2,078,963 1,497,789 3,576,753 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2013
Government 1,463,658 900,023 2,363,681 68.90% 59.60% 65.10%
Catholic 409,798 339,011 748,808 19.30% 22.50% 20.60%
Independent 250,400 270,549 520,949 11.80% 17.90% 14.30%
Total 2,123,856 1,509,583 3,633,439 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2014
Government 1,494,698 900,741 2,395,439 69.10% 59.30% 65.10%
Catholic 414,151 343,347 757,498 19.10% 22.60% 20.60%
Independent 255,779 273,634 529,412 11.80% 18.00% 14.40%
Total 2,164,627 1,517,722 3,682,349 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
2015
Government 1,485,532 948,177 2,433,710 69.50% 59.20% 65.10%
Catholic 404,010 361,273 765,284 18.90% 22.50% 20.50%
Independent 247,068 292,781 539,849 11.60% 18.30% 14.40%
Total 2,136,611 1,602,231 3,738,842 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Source: ABS Schools Australia 2014 – pivot tables (publication no. 4221.0, Tables 40a and 43a)

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