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Latest Productivity Commission Report on VET

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The annual Report on Government Services (RoGS) provides information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia.

Key facts taken from the VET Chapter include:

The Australian, State and Territory governments’ recurrent expenditure (including user cost of capital) on VET totalled $6.1 billion in 2017 — a real increase of 2.2 per cent from 2016.

Nationally in 2017:

  • an estimated 4.2 million students participated in total VET, and around 1.2 million students participated in government‑funded VET
  • there were 4193 VET providers, of which 1874 delivered government-funded VET at 38 261 locations in Australia
  • around 757 800 qualifications were completed by total VET students aged 15—64 years — equivalent to 46.9 qualifications per 1000 people. Around 361 900 qualifications were completed by government-funded VET students aged 15—64 years — equivalent to 22.4 qualifications per 1000 people.

Nationally in 2018:

  • 87.4 per cent of all government-funded 2017 VET graduates were satisfied with the overall quality of their training
  • 59.6 per cent of 20—64 year old total VET graduates from 2017 improved their employment status after training — an increase from 57.5 per cent in 2017.

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Date posted Feb 7, 2019

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