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Upper North Adelaide

Highest level of schooling

In Upper North Adelaide, 70% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Upper North Adelaide's school completion data is a useful indicator of socio-economic status. With other indicators, such as Proficiency in English, the data informs planners and decision-makers about people's ability to access services. Combined with Educational Qualifications it also allows assessment of the skill base of the population.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the highest year of primary or secondary school the person has completed?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Highest level of secondary schooling completed
Upper North Adelaide - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below982.41.81413.62.6-43
Year 9 or equivalent611.51.8972.52.0-36
Year 10 or equivalent2816.95.73007.67.0-19
Year 11 or equivalent3478.57.63739.58.6-26
Year 12 or equivalent2,87670.470.42,60966.463.8+267
Did not go to school00.00.4100.30.3-10
Not stated42110.312.239910.215.8+22

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest level of schooling completed, 2011
Highest level of schooling completed, 2011 Did not go to school, City of Adelaide: 0.4% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Adelaide: 70.4% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Adelaide: 7.6% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Adelaide: 5.7% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Adelaide: 1.8% Year 8 or below, City of Adelaide: 1.8% Did not go to school, Upper North Adelaide: 0.0% Year 12 or equivalent, Upper North Adelaide: 70.4% Year 11 or equivalent, Upper North Adelaide: 8.5% Year 10 or equivalent, Upper North Adelaide: 6.9% Year 9 or equivalent, Upper North Adelaide: 1.5% Year 8 or below, Upper North Adelaide: 2.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest level of schooling completed, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest level of schooling completed, 2006 to 2011 Did not go to school, Upper North Adelaide: -10 Year 12 or equivalent, Upper North Adelaide: +267 Year 11 or equivalent, Upper North Adelaide: -26 Year 10 or equivalent, Upper North Adelaide: -19 Year 9 or equivalent, Upper North Adelaide: -36 Year 8 or below, Upper North Adelaide: -43
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Upper North Adelaide in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of people who had left school at an early level (Year 10 or less) and a similar proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 10.8% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 70.4% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 9.8% and 70.4% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major difference between the level of schooling attained by the population in Upper North Adelaide and the City of Adelaide was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (6.9% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the level of schooling attained by the population in Upper North Adelaide, between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+267 persons)

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