Australian Universities and their counterparts report statistical information to Government agencies, and these figures may be used as metrics for software licensing. There are several advantages to this method:
- Figures are reported by an independent body.
- The figures provide an accurate representation of the relative sizes of Member Institutions.
As of 13 February 2023 the most recent figures available are:
- 2021 for Australia
- 2021 for New Zealand
The most recent five years of statistics are available to download.