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Higher Education in Australia to 2019 – Market Size and Intelligence Report


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The report ‘Higher Education in Australia to 2019 — Market Size and Intelligence’ discusses the current market size of the Australia’s higher education sector.

The report discusses the forecasted market size and year–wise growth of the sector till 2019, along with the various drivers, which will lead to this growth. It further discusses the various trends that are shaping the higher education sector.

Various regulations pertaining to entering Australia’s higher education market are also mentioned in the report, along with the profile of key players that are active in private higher education space.

Australia has one of the highest literacy rates (95%) among the developing countries — with an enrollment ratio of approximately 106% for primary education, and approximately 87% for higher education. The country has one of the best higher education institutions in the world, which cater to approximately 5% of Australia’s population, as well as more than 230,000 international students.

Approximately 73% of the higher education students in Australia are enrolled in undergraduate courses, and approximately 25% in postgraduate courses, while the remaining are enrolled in enabling and other courses — which do not lead to any award.

Further, approximately 44% of the higher education students are males, while 56% are females. 74% of the students are enrolled in full–time courses, while remaining 26% are enrolled in part–time courses.

There are 37 public universities in Australia, which impart education to approximately 93% of the total higher education students. The remaining 7% are enrolled in private universities, and non–university higher education providers.

The higher education sector is witnessing several favorable trends, such as expansion and collaboration among universities and higher education institutions, and increasing adoption of technology.

The sector is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.02% till 2019. The growth will be supported by various factors such as government initiatives, such as demand driven system, demand from both domestic as well as international students, use of technology in education, rise in demand for private higher education.

Research Methodology

This report has been prepared through the following comprehensive methodology:

The market definitions used in the report are the standard definitions recognized by the industry. In this report, the market size of the higher education sector is defined as the sum total of core expenditure on teaching students.

It includes the government expenditure, subsidies, and fees paid by students in both public as well as private universities and higher education institutions.

Bases of all the figures are taken from the statistics provided by the government, ministries, as well as prominent organizations such as the World Bank, International Monetary Funds, UNESCO Institute of Statistics, World Factbook — CIA etc. The data is further validated through credible analyst reports, white papers by industry organizations, questioners and expert interviews.

  • Higher Education System in Australia
  • Market Size of Australian Higher Education Sector
  • Forecasted Market Size of Australian Higher Education Sector
  • Drivers Impacting Australian Higher Education Sector
    • Driver 1
    • Driver 2
    • Driver 3
    • Driver 4
    • Driver 5
    • Driver 6
  • Trends in Australian Higher Education Sector
    • Trend 1
    • Trend 2
    • Trend 3
    • Trend 4
    • Trend 5
  • Setting–up a Higher Education Institution in Australia for Foreign Institution
    • Providing Whole Course through Australian Premises
    • Providing Partial Course through Australian Premises
  • 5–Forces Analysis of Australian Higher Education Sector
    • Threat of New Competition
    • Threat of Substitute Products and Services
    • Bargaining Power of Buyers
    • Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    • Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
  • Profiles of Major Players in Higher Education
    • Academies Australasia Group Limited
    • Bond University
    • IDP Education Proprietary Limited
    • Kaplan Australia
    • Navitas Limited
    • RedHill Education Limited
    • Seek Limited
    • Site Group International Limited
    • Top Education Group Proprietary Limited
    • University of Notre Dame
  • Annexure
  • Figure 1: Higher Education System in Australia
  • Figure 2: Higher Education Students in Australia — By Level of Education
  • Figure 3: Higher Education Students in Australia — Males and Females
  • Figure 4: Higher Education Students in Australia — Full–time and Part–time Courses
  • Figure 5: Higher Education Students in Australia — By Mode of Attendance
  • Figure 6: Higher Education Students in Australia — Domestic and Overseas Students
  • Figure 7: Higher Education Students in Australia — Commencing Students
  • Figure 8: Higher Education Students in Australia — Public and Private Higher Education Institutions
  • Figure 9: Higher Education Students in Australia — By Field of Education
  • Figure 10: Higher Education Students in Australia — Forecasted Market Size — 2014–2019
  • Figure 11: Australia’s Resident Population — 17–25 Years — 2011–2019(F)
  • Figure 12: International Students — As a % of Total Students in Higher Education
  • Figure 13: International Students’ Enrollment in Higher Education — 2019–2013
  • Figure 14: International Enrollments in Higher Education — By Home Countries of Students
  • Figure 15: Increase % in Student Enrollment in Public and Private Higher Education Institutions
  • Figure 16: Broadband and Mobile Wireless Subscribers in Australia
  • Figure 17: Households with Internet Access — % of Total households
  • Figure 18: % of Households Accessing Internet on a Mobile Phone or Smartphone
  • Figure 19: Internet Usage by Location — 18–24 Years Age Group
  • Figure 20: % of Internet Users Accessing Internet for Educational Purposes
  • Figure 21: Higher Education Students Per Full–time Staff in Australia
  • Figure 22: Five Forces Analysis of Australia’s Higher Education Sector
  • Figure 23: Gross Enrollment Ratios in Australia
  • Figure 24: Australia — Population by Age Groups
  • Figure 25: Australia — Population by Regions

Organizations Mentioned in the Report

  •  Academies Australasia Group Limited
  • Advance TAFE
  • Amcom
  • Apollo Education Group, Inc.
  • Archdiocese of Adelaide
  • Australian Academic Research Network
  • Australian Catholic University
  • Australian College of Applied Education
  • Australian School of Management
  • Australian Technology Network
  • Avana Group
  • BAWM Group
  • Bond University
  • Bradford College
  • British Council
  • Central Queensland University
  • Customer Service Institute of Australia
  • EdX
  • Federation Training
  • Federation University Australia
  • Gipps TAFE
  • Go Study Australia
  • Greenwich College
  • Hastings Co-operative Limited
  • IDP Education
  • Intel
  • Kaplan Business School
  • Kaplan, Inc.
  • La Trobe University
  • Leader Computers
  • Navitas Limited
  • North Coast TAFE
  • Open Colleges Australia Proprietary Limited
  • RedHill Education Limited
  • Seek Limited
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Site Group International Limited
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Top Education Group Proprietary Limited
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Notre Dame Australia
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • Victoria University
  • Vocation
  • Wesley Institute
  • Wesleyan University
  • xConsortium