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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Highest level of schooling

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, 51% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

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)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below1,0688.87.11,27410.98.8-206
Year 9 or equivalent5754.74.76275.45.3-52
Year 10 or equivalent1,65013.513.21,74014.914.8-90
Year 11 or equivalent1,89915.615.21,88216.116.2+17
Year 12 or equivalent6,22851.051.65,35245.845.7+876
Did not go to school1481.21.41581.41.4-10
Not stated6355.26.86565.67.9-21

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 Charles Sturt: 1.4% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Charles Sturt: 51.6% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Charles Sturt: 15.2% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Charles Sturt: 13.2% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Charles Sturt: 4.7% Year 8 or below, City of Charles Sturt: 7.1% Did not go to school, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.2% Year 12 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 51.0% Year 11 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 15.6% Year 10 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 13.5% Year 9 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 4.7% Year 8 or below, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 8.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
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, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -10 Year 12 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +876 Year 11 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +17 Year 10 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -90 Year 9 or equivalent, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -52 Year 8 or below, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -206
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park in 2016 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 lower proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 28.2% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 51.0% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 26.4% and 51.6% 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 (8.8% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+876 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-206 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-90 persons)
  • Year 9 or equivalent (-52 persons)

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