This area provides access to a number of key National Higher Education statistics and associated publications. If you experience problems downloading files of any kind, help is available.
Selected Higher Education Statistics series include Finance, Research Expenditure, Staff, Students, Time Series - Students. The data relate to: courses conducted by higher education institutions; numbers and characteristics of students undertaking courses; student load; completion of units of study and courses; students' liabilities under the Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS); numbers and characteristics of staff in higher education institutions; income and expenditure for higher education institutions; research activity; and the educational profiles of higher education institutions.
Selected Higher Education Statistics
These tables are available as Excel downloads from the DIISRTE Publications web site. NB: This is an external link and will open in a new window.
Data Collection and Reporting Requirements
Requirements for provision of statistical data and CHESSN allocation: The Higher Education Student Collection. NB: This is an external link and will open in a new window.
This publication is a reference document intended to provide a detailed account of the content and structure of ASCED and to assist with the interpretation of statistics classified to it.
Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED) 2001. Click to download the ASCED 2001 pdf file (996KB)
A directory of Training and Education Statistics. NB: This is an external link and will open in a new window.