I have finally managed to finish compiling the data and there are in total 9553 schools in Australia in 2016 excluding the ones that consider as a campus. Out of this total 6700 is run by government and 2853 is considered as non-government.
Following is a breakdown of school by it is operated by the government or non-government.
|Combined(Primary and Secondary)||518||822||1340|
|Special (Catering to students with specialty needs)||362||130||492|
Following is a break down where schools are located depend on remoteness, Myschool classifies all schools into five different categories that being major cities, inner regional, outer regional, remote and very remote.
|Government||Non-government||Total||Ratio of schools that are Non-government|
Note that Australian non-government school is about 30 percent of total schools, this is very high in the world particularly in the developed countries that we compare ourselves to. Also what is not surprising is that this ratio is even higher in the major cities going up to 35% percent of the total and drops as the area gets more remote. An example to classify what is major cities mean by Myschools in NSW, Sydney, Newcastle etc are classified as major cities where cities such as Orange is inner regional.
More interesting stats and information to come.
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