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Schools with security fencing (1996-2016)

This dataset summarises the government schools that have partial or complete security fencing as of July 2016.

Data Notes:

  • An asterisk (*) denotes schools with partial fencing.

  • Schools with security fencing report a significant reduction in the number of break and enter and vandalism incidents.

  • Although security fencing is effective, it must be part of an overall security plan. This can include security guard patrols, electronic surveillance and security alarms, lock down devices designed for computers and other equipment, and security grills on windows and doors.

  • Refer to the individual publication for further information and policy context.

Data Source:

  • Asset Management Directorate. NSW Department of Education.

Data and resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title Schools with security fencing (1996-2016)
Type Dataset
Language eng
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Update Frequency as required
Landing Page https://data.cese.nsw.gov.au/data/dataset/2255dbc4-2432-4ed3-8145-20dd46d8f2aa
Date Published 2017-07-05
Date Updated 2019-06-26
Contact Point
NSW Department of Education
Data Services <data.services@det.nsw.edu.au>
Temporal Coverage 1996-01-01 - 2016-07-01
Geospatial Coverage NSW81093: New South Wales
Jurisdiction New South Wales
Data Portal NSW Education Data Hub
Publisher/Agency NSW Department of Education
Data Level School-level