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YTD July enrolment data now available

29 Oct 2019

The Department of Education has released August 2019 international student data.

Key results include:

  • Total enrolments increased by 11.3 per cent, while commencements increased by 10.5 per cent
  • VET had the strongest growth in commencements (19.8 per cent), followed by higher education (13.8 per cent) and ELICOS (0.4 per cent)
  • Declines in commencements were experienced by schools (4.3 per cent) and non-award (4.5 percent), with enrolments also slightly falling in these sectors
  • Of the top 25 markets by enrolments, the three fastest growing were the Philippines (62.5 per cent), Nepal (47 per cent) and India (39 per cent)
  • China, India and Nepal accounted for 51.3 per cent of all  enrolments

MIP subscribers can view the latest data on the Student data dashboard, and a public monthly summary.

Data enquiries can be directed to IEdata@austrade.gov.au