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Narre Warren South

Highest level of schooling

In Narre Warren South, 51% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

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)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below9294.56.07994.56.9+130
Year 9 or equivalent1,3336.47.31,2887.28.3+45
Year 10 or equivalent3,55517.217.83,35818.819.6+197
Year 11 or equivalent3,09015.014.12,84115.915.4+249
Year 12 or equivalent10,46950.746.58,09145.239.9+2,378
Did not go to school2831.41.21330.71.0+150
Not stated1,0054.97.01,3867.78.9-381

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 South: 1.4% Year 12 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: 50.7% Year 11 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: 15.0% Year 10 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: 17.2% Year 9 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: 6.4% Year 8 or below, Narre Warren South: 4.5%
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, Narre Warren South: +150 Year 12 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: +2,378 Year 11 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: +249 Year 10 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: +197 Year 9 or equivalent, Narre Warren South: +45 Year 8 or below, Narre Warren South: +130
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 South in 2011 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, 29.5% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 50.7% 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 Narre Warren South and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (50.7% compared to 46.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (4.5% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+2,378 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+249 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+197 persons)
  • Did not go to school (+150 persons)

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