Australian vocational education and training statistics: government-funded students and courses 2016

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


This publication provides a summary of data relating to students, programs, subjects and training providers in Australia's government-funded vocational education and training (VET) system (defined as all Commonwealth and state/territory government-funded training delivered by technical and further education (TAFE) institutes, other government providers such as universities, community education providers and other registered providers). Highlights include: in 2016 there were 1.3 million students enrolled in the government-funded VET system; in 2016, compared with 2015: student numbers...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Statistics; Students; Participation; Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Outcomes; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Statistical data; Enrolment; Completion; Outcomes of education and training; Public education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017

Physical description: 1 report (26 p.) + 1 support document (21 p.) + 1 Excel document

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Also called: Government-funded students and courses, 2016

Related items: TD/TNC 129.03

ISSN: 2205-4391

The associated infographic is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 129.03.

Resource type: Statistical resource

Rights: With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, the Department's logo, any material protected by a trade mark and where otherwise noted all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 128.01

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