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Sector statistics

Sector statistics provide important insights into enrolment trends in Queensland’s independent schooling sector and across specific student groups such as boarders, students with disability, Indigenous and international students.

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) provides: 

  • snapshots of the enrolment data from the annual Non-State School Census (State) February Collection;
  • snapshots of the data from the annual Non-Government Schools Census (Commonwealth) August Collection; and
  • analysis of school-aged children and their parents drawn from the ABS Census of Population and Housing (every five years).  

ISQ uses the data to inform its work with schools and in its representations to governments and other key decision-making bodies.

Queensland Data Snapshots

2018 Non-State School Census (State) February Collection

2017 Non-Government Schools Census (Commonwealth) August Collection

Australian Data

Each year Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) produces a national snapshot of independent schooling in Australia. The annual national snapshot includes a range of data including student enrolments, teacher numbers and funding.

View recent snapshots:

Previous editions can be downloaded from ISCA’s publications webpage.

Upcoming Events

Consistency and fairness in school funding

2 August 2018 - Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) has written to the Prime Minister calling for fairness, rigorous testing and sufficient lead time in the implementation of any new Australian Government funding model for non-state schools.

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