Interesting Facts

Gender Parity Index in Tertiary Education

What are the gender distributions of learners in Tertiary Education Institutions (TEIs)?

  • In 2017, a total of 3214 learners were enrolled in tertiary education. Of these, 1835 (57%) were female, while 1379 (43%) were male.


Male to female learner population in TEIs in 2017 


What about the gender distribution of full time teaching staff in TEIs?

Full-time teaching staff by gender in 2017 : 

Source: TEC Database 2017


In what fields are most graduates trained?

  • Out of the 860 learners who graduated in 2017, 33% were in the social sciences, business and law field
  • Only 7% of graduates come from health and welfare, 4% education, and 1%


What is the trend in graduation rate of the Institutions?

Graduation rate in 2016 and 2017 per Institution. 


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