Statistics

The statistics below relate to 2015

Students

Number of Students by Course Location

Campus Total
Townsville 13,065 (58.80%)
Cairns 4,169 (18.76%)
Singapore 3,130 (14.09%)
Brisbane 1,535 (6.91%)
Beijing 202 (0.91%)
Mackay 85 (0.38%)
Thursday Island 10 (0.05%)
Mount Isa 25 (0.11%)
Total (%) 22,159

*External students (e.g. online) are allocated to the campus where the course they are enrolled in is domiciled. 
*Students can be located at multiple locations throughout the year, creating duplicate counts. 

Total Students

Domestic 15,273 (68.92%)
International 6,886 (31.08%)

*External students (e.g. online) are allocated to the campus where the course they are enrolled in is domiciled. 
*Students can be located at multiple locations throughout the year, creating duplicate counts. 

Origin of International Students (excl. Brisbane, Beijing)

Singapore 19.7% Vietnam 5.7% France 1.6%
China 13.2% Canada 3.3% Norway 1.5%
India 11.8% Germany 3.1% Myanmar 2.7%
USA 7.3% Malaysia 3.5% Thailand 1.6%
Indonesia 6.0% PNG 3.2% Other 15.8%

Origin of Domestic Students*

Northern Stat. Divn 44.9% Fitzroy 1.5%
Far North Stat. Divn 28.0% Other QLD Locations 3.6%
Mackay Stat. Divn 4.2% Central West 1.9%
Brisbane Stat. Divn 3.9% Rest of Australia 12.0%

*Statistics for students studying at Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Mount Isa and Thursday Island Campuses and Study Centres. 

Commencing Domestic Students First in Family to University

Townsville         Cairns         Mackay         Mount Isa         Thursday Island        
56.5% 63.3% 63.6% 85.7% 83.3%

Graduate Destination Survey – Students Staying in Region

Far North         Northern         North West         Mackay         TOTAL
27.1% 42.7% 1.5% 3.9% 75.2%

% of surveyed JCU graduates who were subsequently employed in each region 

All students by gender

Male 39.7%
Female 60.3%

Key equity group participation

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

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People+ 5.33%
Low Socio Economic Status+ 22.78%
Regional/Remote+ 21.63%

+ Statistics for students studying at Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Mount Isa and Thursday Island Campuses and Study Centres 
+ Compacts definitions and results

Student load

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL) by location

Location Domestic         International         TOTAL
Townsville 7,953 (87.91%) 1,094 (12.09%) 9,047 (56.04%)
Singapore 1 (0.03%) 2,942 (99.97%) 2,943 (18.23%)
Cairns 2,470 (86.88%) 373 (13.12%) 2,843 (17.61%)
Brisbane 10 (0.95%) 1,040 (99.05%) 1,050 (6.50%)
Beijing 0 (0.00%) 183 (100.00%) 183 (1.13%)
Mackay 59 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 59 (0.37%)
Mount Isa 15 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 15 (0.09%)
Thursday Island 5 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 5 (0.03%)
TOTAL (%) 10,513 (65.12%) 5,632 (34.88%) 16,145

NOTE: The Singapore Campus International Student EFTSL can be further split to identify Singaporean Domestic Students, which in 2015 were 658 EFTSL or 22.3%. 

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL) by Course Level

    
 Domestic International      Total
UG 9,397 (76.21%) 2,934 (23.79%)12,331 (76.38%)
PG 729 (31.60%) 1,578 (68.40%) 2,307 (14.29%)
HDR346 (55.90%) 273 (44.10%) 619 (3.83%)
Other41 (4.62%)847 (95.38%)888 (5.50%)
Total10,513 (65.12%)5,632 (34.88%)16,145

Staff Numbers*

Number of Staff

Academic         Prof/Tech         TOTAL
2,475 (47.7%) 2,716 (52.3%) 5191

Staff by Location

Townsville         Cairns         Others
3,555 1,275 229

Staff by Contract Type

Continuing         Contract         Casual
1,448 1,057 2,779

*Data refers to staff located at Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Mount Isa, Thursday Island. 
*Staff can be located at multiple locations, and in multiple roles throughout the year.  

Staff FTE Statistics*

Staff Full Time Equivalent (FTE)

Academic         Prof/Tech         TOTAL
861 (42.7%) 1,154 (57.3%) 2,015

Staff FTE by Location

Townsville         Cairns         Others
1,447 (73.3%) 478 (23.7%) 60 (3.0%)

Staff FTE by Contract Type

Continuing         Contract         Casual
1,160 (57.6%) 585 (29.0%) 270 (13.4%)

*Data refers to staff located at Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Mount Isa, Thursday Island. 
*Staff can be located at multiple locations, and in multiple roles throughout the year.

Income

Consolidated Income 

Australian Government Grants $187.691m
Student Contribution $85.739m
Commonwealth Capital Funding $20.000m
State Government Capital Funding $11.500m
Other Commonwealth Funding $33.953m
State Government Funding $9.221m
Fees and Charges $137.417m
Contracts and Consultancies $26.424m
Other Revenue $13.727m
TOTAL $525.672m

Research performance

Publications

Books Authored 11
Book Chapters 121
Journal Papers 1,609
Conference Papers 82
TOTAL 1,823

Research student completions

PhD 119
Masters 18
TOTAL 137

Research income

National Competitive $19.657m
Other Public Sector $15.815m
Industry and Other Funding $12.759m
Co-operative Research Centre Finding $1.844m
Total HERDC Income $50.075m
Other Research $4.373m
Total Research Project Income $54.448m
Block Research Grants (DIICCSRTE) $18.879m
TOTAL RESEARCH INCOME $73.327m