Statistics

About JCU Statistics

The statistics below relate to 2013

Students

Number of students by location

Campus TOTAL
Townsville 12,603 (56.4%)
Cairns 4,115 (18.4%)
Singapore 3,594 (16.1%)
Brisbane 1,586 (7.1%)
Beijing 368 (1.6%)
Mackay 63 (0.3%)
Thursday Island 11 (0.0%)
Mount Isa 30 (0.1%)
Total (%) 22,370

Total students

Domestic 14,941 (66.8%)
International 7,429 (33.2%)

Origin of international students (excl. Brisbane, Beijing)

Singapore 19.6% Vietnam 5.0% France 1.8%
China 16.8% Canada 2.9% Norway 1.6%
India 11.3% Germany 2.6% Myanmar 2.0%
USA 9.0% Malaysia 2.9% Thailand 1.4%
Indonesia 7.5% PNG 2.1% Others 13.5%

Origin of domestic students*

Northern Stat. Divn 43.5% Fitzroy 1.6%
Far North Stat. Divn 28.9% Other QLD Locations 4.3%
Mackay Stat. Divn 4.3% Central West 1.8%
Brisbane Stat. Divn 3.8% Rest of Australia 11.8%

Commencing domestic students first in family to university

Townsville Cairns Mackay Mount Isa Thursday Island
58.4% 62.2% 67.7% 85.7% 50.0%

Graduate destination survey – students staying in region

Far North Northern North West Mackay TOTAL
25.2% 44.8% 2.5% 5.6% 78.1%

All students by gender

Male 39.9%
Female 60.1%

Key equity group participation

Statistics for students studying in Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Mount Isa and Thursday Island campuses and study centres

Indigenous 4.3%
Low Social Economic Status 23.4%
Regional/Remote 23.2%

Student load

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL) by location

 Domestic International TOTAL
Townsville 7,867 (88.0%) 1,075 (12.0%) 8,942 (54.1%)
Singapore 1 (0.0%) 3,274 (100.0%) 3,275 (19.8%)
Cairns 2,549 (89.2%) 310 (10.8%) 2,859 (17.3%)
Brisbane 38 (3.4%) 1,087 (96.6%) 1,125 (6.8%)
Beijing 0 (0.0%) 257 (100.0%) 257 (1.6%)
Mackay 43 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%) 43 (0.3%)
Mount Isa 24 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%) 24 (0.1%)
Thursday Island 4 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%) 4 (0.0%)
TOTAL (%) 10,526 (63.7%) 6,003 (36.3%) 16,529

EFTSL by course level

 UG PG HDR Others
Domestic 9,323 (74.8%) 787 (31.1%) 336 (56.6%) 80 (8.5%)
International 3,145 (68.9%) 1,743 (68.9%) 257 (43.4%) 858 (91.5%)
TOTAL (%) 12,468 (75.4%) 2,530 (15.3%) 593 (3.6%) 938 (5.7%)

Staff

(Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Mount Isa, Thursday Island)

Number of staff

Academic Prof/Tech TOTAL
2,637 (53.3%) 2,315 (46.7%) 4,952

Staff by location

Townsville Cairns Others
3,536 (71.4%) 1,213 (24.5%) 203 (4.1%)

Staff by contract type

Continuing Contract Casual
1,387 (28.0%) 985 (19.9%) 2,580 (52.1%)

Income (parent entity)

Australian Government Grants $178.418m
Student Contribution $81.057m
Commonwealth Capital Funding $7.556m
State Government Capital Funding $2.309m
Other Commonwealth Funding $13.723m
State Government Funding $6.748m
Fees and Charges $77.171m
Contracts and Consultancies $51.878m
Other Revenue $24.017m
TOTAL $442.877m

Research performance

Publications

Books Authored 14
Book Chapters 133
Journal Papers 1,529
Conference Papers 154
TOTAL 1,830

Research student completions

PhD 87
Masters 11
TOTAL 98

Research income

National Competitive $21.929m
Other Public Sector $14.375m
Industry and Other Funding $10.805m
Co-operative Research Centre Finding $5.059m
Total HERDC Income $52.168m
Other Research $4.804m
Total Research Project Income $56.972m
Block Research Grants (DIICCSRTE) $16.892m
TOTAL RESEARCH INCOME $73.864m