Broadmeadows

Highest level of schooling

In Broadmeadows, 34% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Broadmeadows'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
Broadmeadows - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%Hume City %Number%Hume City %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1,11613.88.91,19816.110.3-82
Year 9 or equivalent6798.47.377610.48.2-97
Year 10 or equivalent1,07613.316.01,14215.417.2-66
Year 11 or equivalent7419.213.47049.514.6+37
Year 12 or equivalent2,75934.143.82,15529.037.8+603
Did not go to school3614.52.33274.42.3+34
Not Stated1,35016.78.31,13415.29.5+216

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Highest level of schooling completed, 2011
Highest level of schooling completed, 2011 Did not go to school, Hume City: 2.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Hume City: 43.8% Year 11 or equivalent, Hume City: 13.4% Year 10 or equivalent, Hume City: 16.0% Year 9 or equivalent, Hume City: 7.3% Year 8 or below, Hume City: 8.9% Did not go to school, Broadmeadows: 4.5% Year 12 or equivalent, Broadmeadows: 34.1% Year 11 or equivalent, Broadmeadows: 9.2% Year 10 or equivalent, Broadmeadows: 13.3% Year 9 or equivalent, Broadmeadows: 8.4% Year 8 or below, Broadmeadows: 13.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
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, Broadmeadows: +34 Year 12 or equivalent, Broadmeadows: +603 Year 11 or equivalent, Broadmeadows: +37 Year 10 or equivalent, Broadmeadows: -66 Year 9 or equivalent, Broadmeadows: -97 Year 8 or below, Broadmeadows: -82
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Broadmeadows in 2011 compared to Hume City 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, 40.0% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 34.1% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 34.5% and 43.8% respectively for Hume City.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Broadmeadows and Hume City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (13.8% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (34.1% compared to 43.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (9.2% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (13.3% compared to 16.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+603 persons)
  • Year 9 or equivalent (-97 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-82 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-66 persons)