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Cranbourne East

Highest level of schooling

In Cranbourne East, 45% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Cranbourne East'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
Cranbourne East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below3566.06.02367.76.9+120
Year 9 or equivalent4317.27.32839.28.3+148
Year 10 or equivalent1,14919.317.865121.219.6+498
Year 11 or equivalent81813.714.147515.515.4+343
Year 12 or equivalent2,71045.446.51,08335.339.9+1,627
Did not go to school320.51.2190.61.0+13
Not stated4687.87.032310.58.9+145

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, Cranbourne East: 0.5% Year 12 or equivalent, Cranbourne East: 45.4% Year 11 or equivalent, Cranbourne East: 13.7% Year 10 or equivalent, Cranbourne East: 19.3% Year 9 or equivalent, Cranbourne East: 7.2% Year 8 or below, Cranbourne East: 6.0%
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, Cranbourne East: +13 Year 12 or equivalent, Cranbourne East: +1,627 Year 11 or equivalent, Cranbourne East: +343 Year 10 or equivalent, Cranbourne East: +498 Year 9 or equivalent, Cranbourne East: +148 Year 8 or below, Cranbourne East: +120
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 Cranbourne East 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, 33.0% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 45.4% 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 Cranbourne East and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (19.3% compared to 17.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (45.4% compared to 46.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Cranbourne East, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,627 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+498 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+343 persons)
  • Year 9 or equivalent (+148 persons)

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