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Statistics - School Certificate 1979-1988

Total Candidature by Subject

Subject

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English 73,113 73,594 73,188 74,492 76,345 79,846 81,810 87,486 89,929 87,250
Science 73,112 73,594 73,181 74,491 76,331 79,841 81,673 87,462 89,899 87,198
Mathematics 73,113 73,596 73,184 74,492 51,034 20,174        
Maths - Advanced         8,317 19,835 26,464 28,281 29,723 30,342
Maths - Intermediate         11,805 27,770 38,856 41,657 42,311 40,255
Maths - General         5,187 11,953 16,488 17,542 17,885 16,621
Social Studies                    
Combined Social Studies 251 390 817 804 845 1,223 1,209 2,367 2,716 1,934
Geography 43,664 41,354 39,822 39,218 38,117 38,699 39,061 40,349 40,802 38,640
Geography (T)                    
History 36,575 37,549 38,281 37,849 39,390 41,587 43,020 43,890 44,459 42,722
Commerce 27,545 27,726 28,289 29,621 31,700 33,635 34,872 37,467 38,557 36,296
Art 16,230 16,663 17,007 17,942 18,763 19,618 20,328 22,289 24,183 22,867
Needlework                    
Textiles and Design 10,520 10,997 11,261 11,316 11,266 11,900 12,057 13,543 14,229 14,246
Home Science 17,760 17,615 17,697 18,504 18,803 19,568 20,041 21,384 21,642 19,183
Tech. Drawing 9,037 9,807 10,390 10,938 11,518 12,439 11,980 12,467 12,986 12,958
Metalwork                    
Woodwork                    
Technics I (T) 25,806 26,315 26,133 26,659 27,972 28,751 29,451 30,443 30,805 28,780
Technics II (T) 6,162 6,063 5,884 5,594 5,961 6,009 5,728 5,763 5,745 5,140
Farm Mechanics                    
Agriculture 5,161 5,217 5,271 5,949 6,500 6,855 7,364 7,781 8,070 7,248
Music (Board) 3,330 3,616 3,705 4,431 4,752 5,777 6,672 7,651 8,364 8,312
Music (AMEB)                    
Asian Social Studies 6,602 5,600 6,302 5,591 5,290 5,396 5,097 5,688 5,331 4,412
French 8,408 8,808 8,561 8,033 7,439 7,313 7,315 7,979 7,957 6,872
German 5,170 5,171 4,762 4,788 4,293 3,994 3,902 4,046 4,094 3,559
Latin 910 942 943 946 760 807 830 962 847 878
Latin A                    
Latin B                    
Greek (Classical) 68 46 42 41 46 37 35 32 34 27
Modern Greek   171 297 360 433 454 1,702 770 778 735
Arabic   84 71 108 112 113 171 163 222 219
Russian 21 21 24 6 7 17 10 18 14 9
Dutch 8   11 5 3   3 5 3 1
Hebrew 53 76 71 73 73 74 99 147 141 149
Italian 1,010 1,321 1,253 1,290 1,309 1,206 1,418 1,707 1,702 1,620
Indonesian 953 956 843 636 489 485 487 544 428 405
Spanish 46 33 61 40 63 68 91 127 156 163
Japanese 201 220 232 281 277 375 366 509 656 648
Chinese     12 36 34 63 108 145 158 211
Turkish     11 29 49 64 112 118 96 66
Croatian       17 25 33 45 49 76 65
Estonian         1     1    
Hungarian       6 4 3 5 2 5 3
Lithuanian       1 3 1 4 2 5 1
Macedonian       7 16 18 61 45 71 80
Serbian       1 13 10 19 23 20 9
Slovenian       3 10 3 6 13 5 4
Ukrainian       3 4 3 1 3 2 5
Polish             8 19 19 20
Vietnamese             29 95 60 88
Maltese               1    
Ceramics                    
Weaving                    
Art Metalwork                    
Graphic Arts                    
Bookcrafts                    
Sheep Husbandry 235 236 289 255 282 234 241 252 216 169
Social Science (T) 1,252 1,231 1,438 1,337 1,405 1,241 1,149 778 887 433
Tech Drawing (T)                    
Industrial Arts (T) 1,574 1,618 1,397 1,349 1,153 1,211 1,271 1,232 1,099 1,077
Australian Studies 172 195     73 89 90 92    
Community Studies 48 37   2            
Environmental Studies 28 12                
Consumer Education 48     93            
History/Geography 268 109   343 150 163 103 46 131  
Studies in Society           198 281 834 873 1,158
Life and Career Studies             1,205 5,582 8,347 10,524
Computer Awareness             1,152 2,901 6,356 8,438
Health Education             1,977 6,646 9,824 10,147
Drama                 778 2,177
Computing Studies                   739
Visual Arts                   524
                     
Total candidates 73,113 74,027 73,187 * Figures not available 76,346 79,847 81,818 87,495 89,930 87,527



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