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Narre Warren

Highest level of schooling

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

Narre Warren'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
Narre Warren - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1,2036.06.01,3206.96.9-117
Year 9 or equivalent1,5617.87.31,5338.08.3+28
Year 10 or equivalent3,65018.217.83,94320.519.6-293
Year 11 or equivalent2,99615.014.13,13616.315.4-140
Year 12 or equivalent8,98444.946.57,46338.839.9+1,521
Did not go to school2291.11.22251.21.0+4
Not stated1,3997.07.01,6218.48.9-222

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, Narre Warren: 1.1% Year 12 or equivalent, Narre Warren: 44.9% Year 11 or equivalent, Narre Warren: 15.0% Year 10 or equivalent, Narre Warren: 18.2% Year 9 or equivalent, Narre Warren: 7.8% Year 8 or below, Narre Warren: 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, Narre Warren: +4 Year 12 or equivalent, Narre Warren: +1,521 Year 11 or equivalent, Narre Warren: -140 Year 10 or equivalent, Narre Warren: -293 Year 9 or equivalent, Narre Warren: +28 Year 8 or below, Narre Warren: -117
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 Narre Warren 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, 33.2% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 44.9% 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 Narre Warren and the City of Casey was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (44.9% compared to 46.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,521 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-293 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-140 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-117 persons)

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