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Statistics on Victorian schools and teaching

Summary statistics on Victorian school children, teacher supply and demand, and expulsion data.

Summary Statistics on Victorian Schools

Summary statistics on Victorian schools are updated twice per calendar year. The 'Summary Statistics Snapshot' provides a quick overview of key statistics such as numbers of students, teachers and schools.

The 'Summary Statistics Brochure' provides comprehensive information on the Victorian government school system, including class sizes, student achievement figures, and demographic information.

The data cube files are reissued with updated data from the February school census during each calendar year.

Definitions and derived calculations

These documents provide information on definitions and derived calculations for class sizes and apparent retention and transition rates.

Teacher supply and demand

Report types:

  • Supply: enrolment, destination and related initial teacher education data from Victorian universities and other sources
  • Demand: school enrolment and employment data
  • Matching supply and demand: current and projected teacher shortages or surpluses.

The teacher supply and demand reports:


Annual data on expulsions in Victorian government schools for 2018, 2019, and 2020 is now available.

The reports below provide a comprehensive analysis of data for 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Incidents of expulsions in 2017

Number and type of expulsion incidents in 2017
Type Number
Primary school students 23
Secondary school students 258
Ungraded 4
Total 285

Incidents of expulsion for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in 2017

Number and type of expulsion incidents for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in 2017
Type Number
ATSI students 18
Non-ATSI students 267
Total 285

This data represents incidents of expulsion in Victorian government schools between 1 January and 31 December 2017.

Reviewed 27 February 2023

Department of Education and Training

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