VET Data

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Education and Training theme page provides links to all ABS statistics relating to education and training. It also includes links to non-ABS education statistics sources, Australian and overseas.


The Australian Government's SkillsInfo provides comprehensive data on industry employment trends and industry prospects in Australia. SkillsInfo also provides information and links on the Australian labour market, vacancy trends, skills shortages, regional employment, and education and training.


NCVER Statistics for VET >>

Apprentices and Trainees 2010 - September Quarter


In 2009, an annual statistical report based on VET FEE-HELP Data Collection was introduced to provide an overview of the scheme for a calendar year. Read the 2009 VET FEE-HELP Statistical Report >>


The DEEWR’s Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment may be viewed here >>


The latest (2009) edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries provides a comparable array of data for indicators on the performance of education systems and represents the consensus of professional thinking on how to measure the current state of education internationally. Read >>

UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Global and internationally comparable statistics on education >>

VET Data Portal in progress

DEEWR is building a VET Data Portal as a central database to accumulate all data on accredited training activity in Australia. It will be implemented in stages over three to five years. Initial activities include developing protocols for data sharing, data management practices and processes and total VET activity. More >>

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