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Woodville Ward

Highest level of schooling

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

In Woodville Ward, 52% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Woodville Ward'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
Woodville Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below9757.37.11,0949.68.8-119
Year 9 or equivalent6554.94.76635.85.3-8
Year 10 or equivalent1,69712.713.21,63614.314.8+61
Year 11 or equivalent1,84813.915.21,74115.216.2+107
Year 12 or equivalent6,90151.851.64,97743.545.7+1,924
Did not go to school3142.41.42822.51.4+32
Not stated9457.16.81,0409.17.9-95

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, Woodville Ward: 2.4% Year 12 or equivalent, Woodville Ward: 51.8% Year 11 or equivalent, Woodville Ward: 13.9% Year 10 or equivalent, Woodville Ward: 12.7% Year 9 or equivalent, Woodville Ward: 4.9% Year 8 or below, Woodville Ward: 7.3%
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, Woodville Ward: +32 Year 12 or equivalent, Woodville Ward: +1,924 Year 11 or equivalent, Woodville Ward: +107 Year 10 or equivalent, Woodville Ward: +61 Year 9 or equivalent, Woodville Ward: -8 Year 8 or below, Woodville Ward: -119
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 Woodville Ward 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 similar proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 27.3% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 51.8% 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 Woodville Ward and the City of Charles Sturt was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (13.9% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Woodville Ward, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,924 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-119 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+107 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+61 persons)

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