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Statistics - Intermediate 1955-1966

Total Candidature by Subject

Subject

1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966
Agriculture 1,303 1,542 1,619 1,683 1,857 1,974 2,041 2,586 2,834 1,001 484 714
Agricultural Biology 487 420 293 207 484 102 71 51 94      
Art 7,751 8,795 9,021 10,324 11,097 10,457 12,326 13,621 14,328 2,760 2,350 2,039
Art Metalwork                   14 17 5
Bookcrafts & Leathercrafts                   14 14 19
Ceramics                   3 4  
Biology 4,743 8,097 8,966 10,988 11,782 13,688 16,558 17,563 18,936      
Botany 685 893 867 1,368 750 678 319 193 23      
Business Principles 10,435 11,832 12,140 13,458 14,206 15,183 17,487 15,480 17,184      
Chemistry 3,424 3,699 3,839 3,709 4,610 4,815 5,778 5,365 5,699      
Chinese 5 9 1 8 25 36 24 58 37 9 3  
Comb Phys & Chem 13,134 12,685 14,188 15,839 17,808 18,277 25,204 24,925 26,316      
Commerce                   8,820 8,007 7,486
Crafts   10 34 7 22 15 3 33 45      
Des Geom & Drawing 7,063 7,751 8,196 9,422 10,404 11,463 13,913 10,104 14,567 966    
Dutch   4 9 10 19 12 30 18 20 3    
Elem Mathematics 15,271 14,613                    
English 28,307 31,039 34,453 38,733 41,919 44,972 53,281 54,983 57,985 24,037 21,194 19,995
Farm Mechanics 407 420 351 453 443 452 416 441 390 104 66 50
French 10,041 10,752 11,725 13,370 14,431 15,879 21,377 19,448 20,275 4,161 2,680 2,287
General Mathematics     16,428 18,034 19,072 20,118 22,455 23,580 24,926      
Geography 12,570 14,446 15,549 16,949 20,449 23,645 29,275 31,830 33,485 8,876 7,760 8,404
Geography Elective                   3,358 3,246 2,904
Geology 357 433 386 394 389 362 389 466 441      
German 936 986 1,080 1,061 1,066 1,192 1,357 1,364 1,601 297 272 315
Greek 68 91 47 38 37 60 48 38 71 2    
Graphic Arts & Bookbining                   21 43 40
Hebrew     1       2 1 23      
History 11,177 17,227 19,065 22,501 23,910 25,242 30,965 31,945 33,560 9,719 8,447 7,911
History Elective                   1,345 826 794
Home Economics 2,973 3,947 4,640 5,348 5,747 6,681 8,102 8,994 9,938      
Home Science                   4,938 4,910 4,967
Italian 10 9 14 5 9 8 41 39 28 15 11 11
Japanese 12 10 8 16 9 10 10 10 21 3 3  
Latin 3,597 4,176 3,405 5,062 5,445 4,952 7,940 7,090 7,220 1,066 628 368
Mathematics   2,755 3,887 4,762 5,343 6,313 7,187 8,494 9,312 24,031 21,194 19,991
Mathematics I 12,032 12,973 13,798 15,660 16,834 18,370 24,254 22,823 23,656      
Mathematics II 12,095 12,985 13,796 15,651 16,781 18,329 24,188 22,851 23,642      
Metalwork 5,438 5,905 6,624 7,903 8,666 9,416 11,280 11,773 12,523 4,526 3,013 4,058
Music (AMEB) 185               620 97 89 52
Music (Board) 713 847 827 924 926 576 1,069 3 656 340 117 112
Needlecraft & Garm Const 8,550 8,851 8,894 10,350 10,446 11,048 12,611 12,644 13,245      
Needlework   1,202 1,579 1,645 1,896 2,053 2,231 2,714 2,795 5,571 4,088 4,897
Physics 2,459 3,044 3,293 3,400 3,817 3,960 5,003 4,623 4,982      
Physiology & Hygiene 3,612 1,931 1,146 899 405 323 184 244 169      
Russian 5 5 9 4 1 11 6 13 10   1  
Science   1,688 2,416 2,818 2,914 3,579 4,166 4,925 5,385 24,013 21,184 19,989
Sheep Husbandry                   79 50 46
Shorthand 1,420 1,759 1,587 1,671 1,843 1,744            
Shothand (Speed) 17                      
Social Studies 4,327 4,543 5,109 4,745 4,779 2,938 3,787 3,240 3,642 5,433 4,984 3,677
Technical Drawing                   3,049 3,733 3,330
Weaving                        
Woodwork 7,117 8,078 8,814 9,837 11,060 11,622 14,196 1,605 15,824 6,282 4,126 5,508
                         
Candidates Total 28,294 31,054 34,453 38,734 41,919 44,972 52,364 55,706 57,985 24,039 21,194 22,460


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