Australian vocational education and training statistics: government-funded students and courses 2018

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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. In 2018 an estimated 1.1 million students were enrolled in the government-funded VET system. In 2018, compared with 2017: estimated 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, 2019

Physical description: 1 report (25 p.) + 1 support document (16 p.) + 1 Excel document

Also called: Government-funded students and courses 2018

ISSN: 2205-4391

This superseded publication has been removed from the NCVER portal but is still available in VOCEDplus for archival/research purposes. The latest publication can be accessed via the VOCEDplus Statistical resources page at:

Resource type: Statistical resource

Document number: TD/TNC 136.03

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