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Statistics - School Certificate 1971-1978

Total Candidature by Subject

Subject

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English 62,993 65,490 67,431 68,670 72,667 73,296 73,958 75,789
Science 62,849 65,367 67,353 68,581 72,671 73,295 73,958 75,787
Mathematics 63,067 65,566 67,545 68,789 72,667 73,294 73,958 75,789
Maths - Advanced                
Maths - Intermediate                
Maths - General                
Social Studies 1,896 1,722 1,523 1,146 926 897    
Combined Social Studies             341 684
Geography 44,338 46,247 48,216 48,477 50,534 48,976 48,450 46,088
Geography (T)           967 556  
History 32,987 33,686 33,464 34,237 35,895 34,842 36,069 38,148
Commerce 21,816 23,457 25,864 26,882 28,990 29,871 28,816 27,843
Art 9,153 10,104 10,919 11,581 12,773 13,679 14,642 16,322
Needlework 8,490 8,690 8,990 9,019 9,540 9,358 9,480 10,677
Textiles and Design                
Home Science 9,578 10,677 11,620 12,402 14,334 14,786 16,022 18,108
Tech. Drawing 11,859 12,873 13,440 13,752 13,949 13,011 12,586 8,970
Metalwork 7,561 8,527 8,755 8,987 9,734 9,551 9,352  
Woodwork 9,185 10,087 10,462 10,653 12,148 13,123 14,552  
Technics I (T)         433 1,550 2,013 26,538
Technics II (T)         108 375 544 7,218
Farm Mechanics 377 406 406 475 487 487 455  
Agriculture 2,701 2,942 3,031 3,078 3,240 3,600 4,139 4,807
Music (Board) 1,739 1,734 1,955 1,913 2,108 2,352 2,524 3,131
Music (AMEB) 1,303 1,372 1,071 118        
Asian Social Studies 1,619 2,346 2,545 3,387 4,260 4,723 5,201 7,239
French 17,231 14,824 13,621 12,439 11,341 9,977 9,334 8,638
German 4,615 4,661 4,416 4,803 5,027 4,918 5,083 4,721
Latin           1,317 1,206 1,016
Latin A 2,919 2,450 2,011 1,627 1,565      
Latin B 112 84 64 60 145      
Greek (Classical) 74 41 56 64 49 49 59 38
Modern Greek                
Arabic                
Russian 58 57 60 35 26 19 25 13
Dutch 23 15 10 10 2 1 2 2
Hebrew 24 33 27 37 54 42 68 52
Italian 332 369 363 429 467 580 617 769
Indonesian   537 711 850 1,031 1,185 1,183 1,208
Spanish 69 75 95 67 49 44 53 71
Japanese   42 79 112 121 145 154 178
Chinese                
Turkish                
Croatian                
Estonian                
Hungarian                
Lithuanian                
Macedonian                
Serbian                
Slovenian                
Ukrainian                
Polish                
Vietnamese                
Maltese                
Ceramics 16 14 46 69 108 221 400 40
Weaving 1 7            
Art Metalwork 16 14 11 10 23 30 72  
Graphic Arts 57 48 62 38 44 41 50  
Bookcrafts 18 23 18 16 40 10 12  
Sheep Husbandry 262 225 182 170 201 257 226 233
Social Science (T)         101 502 1,344 1,363
Tech Drawing (T)         263 597 703  
Industrial Arts (T)         21 379 288 1,734
Australian Studies                
Community Studies                
Environmental Studies                
Consumer Education                
History/Geography                
Studies in Society                
Life and Career Studies                
Computer Awareness                
Health Education                
Drama                
Computing Studies                
Visual Arts                
                 
Total Candidates 62,369 64,874 66,888 67,965 72,675 73,300 73,958 75,789



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