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ERIC Number: ED455411
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1329-0827
Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics, 2000. At a Glance.
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
This report provides summary information about the publicly funded vocational education and training (VET) sector in Australia for the year 2000 and, to a lesser extent, 1999. Information is provided for Australia as a whole, for states and territories, and for majors and fields of study. The following information is reported: (1) 1.75 million students undertook vocational programs in 2000, an increase of 6 percent over 1999; (2) 13 percent of Australia's working-age population participated in VET; (3) in the past 10 years, the number of students in VET has increased by 77 percent; (4) 15-24 year olds accounted for 38 percent of all VET students and received more than half of the training hours delivered in 2000; (5) training activity associated with national training packages in 2000 involved 412,300 students and 101.4 million annual hours; and (6) the total operating expense on publicly funded VET in 2000 was close to $4.2 billion, up 5.6 percent over the $3.9 billion spent in 1999. (KC)
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia; Tel: 08 8333 8400; Fax: 08 8331 9211; e-mail:; Web site: For full text: 00.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia