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Narre Warren South

Highest level of schooling

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In Narre Warren South, 55% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Narre Warren South'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 South - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below9694.25.39284.56.0+41
Year 9 or equivalent1,3495.96.31,3326.47.3+17
Year 10 or equivalent3,39114.815.43,55517.217.8-163
Year 11 or equivalent2,99013.112.33,08915.014.1-99
Year 12 or equivalent12,53554.852.310,46950.746.5+2,067
Did not go to school5152.31.72831.41.2+233
Not stated1,1064.86.81,0044.97.0+102

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, Narre Warren South: 2.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: 54.8% Year 11 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: 13.1% Year 10 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: 14.8% Year 9 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: 5.9% Year 8 or below, Narre Warren South: 4.2%
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, Narre Warren South: +233 Year 12 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: +2,067 Year 11 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: -99 Year 10 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: -163 Year 9 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: +17 Year 8 or below, Narre Warren South: +41
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 Narre Warren South 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 higher proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 27.2% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 54.8% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 28.6% and 52.3% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Narre Warren South and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (54.8% compared to 52.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (4.2% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Narre Warren South, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+2,067 persons)
  • Did not go to school (+233 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-163 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-99 persons)

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