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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Highest level of schooling

In Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, 46% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below9465.66.09145.86.9+32
Year 9 or equivalent1,2357.37.31,2157.78.3+20
Year 10 or equivalent3,01017.717.82,91418.619.6+95
Year 11 or equivalent2,69615.814.12,62316.715.4+73
Year 12 or equivalent7,89146.346.56,65942.439.9+1,232
Did not go to school440.31.2560.41.0-12
Not stated1,2077.17.01,3218.48.9-115

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 Casey: 1.2% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Casey: 46.5% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Casey: 14.1% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Casey: 17.8% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Casey: 7.3% Year 8 or below, City of Casey: 6.0% Did not go to school, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 46.3% Year 11 or equivalent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 15.8% Year 10 or equivalent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 17.7% Year 9 or equivalent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 7.3% Year 8 or below, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 5.6%
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, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -12 Year 12 or equivalent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +1,232 Year 11 or equivalent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +73 Year 10 or equivalent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +95 Year 9 or equivalent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +20 Year 8 or below, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +32
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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower 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, 30.7% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 46.3% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 32.3% and 46.5% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major difference between the level of schooling attained by the population in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (15.8% compared to 14.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,232 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+95 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+73 persons)

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