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Botanic Ridge - Junction Village

Highest level of schooling

In Botanic Ridge - Junction Village, 37% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Botanic Ridge - Junction Village'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
Botanic Ridge - Junction Village - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1567.06.09210.16.9+64
Year 9 or equivalent2169.77.312113.38.3+94
Year 10 or equivalent46821.217.819721.619.6+271
Year 11 or equivalent34415.514.113014.215.4+214
Year 12 or equivalent81937.046.515316.839.9+666
Did not go to school60.31.230.31.0+3
Not stated2049.27.021623.78.9-12

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, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 0.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 37.0% Year 11 or equivalent, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 15.5% Year 10 or equivalent, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 21.2% Year 9 or equivalent, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 9.7% Year 8 or below, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 7.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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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, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +3 Year 12 or equivalent, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +666 Year 11 or equivalent, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +214 Year 10 or equivalent, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +271 Year 9 or equivalent, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +94 Year 8 or below, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +64
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Botanic Ridge - Junction Village in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion of people who had left school at an early level (Year 10 or less) and a lower proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 38.2% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 37.0% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 32.3% and 46.5% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Botanic Ridge - Junction Village and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (21.2% compared to 17.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 9 or equivalent (9.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (15.5% compared to 14.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (37.0% compared to 46.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Botanic Ridge - Junction Village, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+666 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+271 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+214 persons)
  • Year 9 or equivalent (+94 persons)

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