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Statistics - HSC 1979-1988

Total Candidature by Subject

Subject

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

Mathematics

31,897

29,702

28,991

21,929

32,056

34,652

35,218

38,464

41,866

48,418

Maths in Society

 

 

 

7,132

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science

4,472

3,208

2,681

2,390

2,982

3,967

4,195

4,255

4,206

4,241

Science 3/4 unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

634

753

801

Science Multi PH/CH/BIO

1,407

1,013

839

509

290

208

106

 

 

 

Science Multi PH/CH/GEO

92

86

71

40

42

21

1

 

 

 

Science (Physics)

8,732

8,848

8,988

9,060

10,294

10,331

10,446

10,507

10,941

12,249

Science (Chemistry)

9,157

9,773

9,884

10,026

11,123

11,236

11,677

11,989

12,384

13,789

Science (Biology)

15,128

14,157

13,703

13,480

14,186

15,050

14,596

15,645

16,693

19,483

Science (Geology)

1,099

898

1,087

535

1,106

1,160

934

926

919

916

English

34,499

32,105

31,408

31,154

34,084

36,706

37,056

40,344

43,580

50,455

Agriculture

1,495

1,449

1,536

1,542

1,706

2,032

2,039

2,235

2,358

2,393

History Modern

13,143

12,054

11,854

11,435

12,022

12,442

11,470

11,730

12,281

15,040

History Ancient

6,229

5,467

5,167

5,081

5,746

6,457

6,641

7,148

7,630

8,550

Geography

15,303

13,182

12,550

12,138

12,991

14,105

13,780

14,297

15,516

16,881

Economics

14,142

13,210

13,470

12,820

14,585

15,337

15,296

16,116

17,071

19,102

Economics & Society

 

 

 

386

 

 

 

 

 

 

Society and Culture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1,677

2,217

2,890

French

2,489

2,515

2,357

2,556

2,471

2,581

2,543

2,599

2,700

2,914

German

1,215

1,253

1,250

1,258

1,219

1,374

1,300

1,260

1,154

1,204

Latin

188

154

185

192

155

217

205

203

189

217

Greek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modern Greek

412

427

413

455

529

550

638

677

799

824

Classical Greek

14

5

17

8

15

9

15

12

13

16

Italian

309

318

446

530

563

581

728

803

846

808

Spanish

89

93

111

133

130

102

121

159

220

231

Indonesian

564

579

553

649

722

276

220

198

189

201

Bahasa Indonesia

 

 

 

 

 

404

362

143

190

185

Russian

43

36

58

40

41

26

18

28

31

27

Dutch

13

12

16

20

17

9

11

8

15

7

Hebrew

62

48

32

43

44

44

42

48

65

115

Chinese

330

213

223

318

487

382

355

302

407

446

Japanese

85

92

114

140

129

184

192

231

239

342

Slovenian

10

4

10

5

5

9

11

9

14

15

Arabic

 

85

113

94

116

146

178

194

197

229

Estonian

 

2

3

2

3

3

3

1

1

2

Czech

5

2

2

7

5

5

5

7

17

8

Hungarian

14

9

15

9

12

16

11

7

18

7

Latvian

5

3

2

11

6

3

9

7

5

6

Lithuanian

2

2

4

4

3

2

5

5

6

2

Polish

22

23

15

9

26

30

39

44

48

36

Serbo-Croatian

25

28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serbian

 

 

21

21

22

17

26

31

33

32

Croatian

 

 

19

28

28

59

52

76

75

60

Turkish

35

29

35

58

54

87

97

119

121

142

Ukrainian

27

 

12

8

18

16

12

12

13

12

Macedonian

 

 

 

9

8

14

32

32

51

55

Vietnamese

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

295

318

Music (Board)

915

1,099

1,184

1,262

1,608

2,011

2,039

2,424

2,647

3,120

Music(AMEB)

246

248

162

459

138

102

87

91

143

174

Music (ASCM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art

4,274

4,056

4,233

4,333

4,877

5,221

5,262

5,597

6,016

7,558

Industrial Arts

3,010

2,899

2,813

2,939

3,762

4,262

4,677

3,285

3,233

 

Industrial Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2,111

2,546

3,384

Engineering Science

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3,726

Textiles & Design

1,491

1,246

1,011

1,014

1,185

1,275

1,512

1,773

2,034

2,665

Food & Textile Science

22

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Science

3,223

2,954

2,922

2,884

3,311

3,852

3,778

4,160

4,567

5,324

Sheep Husbandry

48

71

76

81

95

92

131

103

101

133

Farm Mechanics

24

40

61

62

93

 

 

 

 

 

General Studies

18,275

17,268

17,184

17,142

18,203

18,767

18,498

18,291

17,812

19,089

Rural Technology

 

 

 

 

 

101

112

138

137

133

Total Candidates

34,921

32,498

31,788

31,551

34,540

37,208

37,529

40,814

44,075

51,020



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