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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Highest level of schooling

In Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, 46% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park'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
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1,27410.98.81,51813.511.3-244
Year 9 or equivalent6275.45.36355.76.0-8
Year 10 or equivalent1,74014.914.81,84116.415.9-101
Year 11 or equivalent1,88216.116.21,88216.817.00
Year 12 or equivalent5,35245.845.74,44739.639.2+905
Did not go to school1581.41.41861.71.6-28
Not stated6565.67.97216.48.9-65

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 Charles Sturt: 1.4% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Charles Sturt: 45.7% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Charles Sturt: 16.2% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Charles Sturt: 14.8% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Charles Sturt: 5.3% Year 8 or below, City of Charles Sturt: 8.8% Did not go to school, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.4% Year 12 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 45.8% Year 11 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 16.1% Year 10 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 14.9% Year 9 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 5.4% Year 8 or below, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 10.9%
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, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -28 Year 12 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +905 Year 11 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0 Year 10 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -101 Year 9 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -8 Year 8 or below, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -244
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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher 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, 32.5% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 45.8% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 30.2% and 45.7% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major difference between the level of schooling attained by the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park and the City of Charles Sturt was:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (10.9% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+905 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-244 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-101 persons)

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