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Casey Foothills

Highest level of schooling

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In Casey Foothills, 52% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Casey Foothills'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
Casey Foothills - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below3754.45.33875.26.0-12
Year 9 or equivalent4755.56.35126.97.3-37
Year 10 or equivalent1,25014.515.41,35818.217.8-108
Year 11 or equivalent1,21214.112.31,14915.414.1+63
Year 12 or equivalent4,49752.352.33,51747.046.5+981
Did not go to school690.81.7480.61.2+21
Not stated7258.46.85096.87.0+216

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest level of schooling completed, 2016
Highest level of schooling completed, 2016 Did not go to school, City of Casey: 1.7% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Casey: 52.3% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Casey: 12.3% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Casey: 15.4% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Casey: 6.3% Year 8 or below, City of Casey: 5.3% Did not go to school, Casey Foothills: 0.8% Year 12 or equivalent, Casey Foothills: 52.3% Year 11 or equivalent, Casey Foothills: 14.1% Year 10 or equivalent, Casey Foothills: 14.5% Year 9 or equivalent, Casey Foothills: 5.5% Year 8 or below, Casey Foothills: 4.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in highest level of schooling completed, 2011 to 2016
Change in highest level of schooling completed, 2011 to 2016 Did not go to school, Casey Foothills: +21 Year 12 or equivalent, Casey Foothills: +981 Year 11 or equivalent, Casey Foothills: +63 Year 10 or equivalent, Casey Foothills: -108 Year 9 or equivalent, Casey Foothills: -37 Year 8 or below, Casey Foothills: -12
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Casey Foothills in 2016 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, 25.2% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 52.3% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 28.6% and 52.3% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major difference between the level of schooling attained by the population in Casey Foothills and the City of Casey was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (14.1% compared to 12.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Casey Foothills, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+981 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-108 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+63 persons)

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