Research on the Spatial Distribution Difference of Compulsory Education between China and Australia

Saidong Lv, Yujun Pan


This study collected regional data from 31 provinces in China and 8 states and territories in Australia in 2016. The study used the descriptive and analytical approach to analyze the results. Also, it used the inductive approach, the descriptive statics analysis and the SPSS to analyze data. it found that the distribution of compulsory education bears both similarities and differences in the two countries. In terms of similarities,there are certain regional differences in the teachers’ faculty of compulsory education in the two countries, and an unbalanced distribution of teachers has emerged. The difference is that although China's compulsory education has rqpidly, the teachers and funds of compulsory education lag far behind Australia, and the Regional imbalance is more serious in China than that in Australia.In other words, if there is a rapidly increasing population somewhere, and the nuers of teachers aren’t keeping up with this in China.


compulsory education, spatial distribution, descriptive statics analysis, Regional gap

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