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Bayswater

Highest level of schooling

In Bayswater, 46% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Bayswater'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
Bayswater - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below5115.75.07228.15.9-211
Year 9 or equivalent7108.06.77888.87.7-78
Year 10 or equivalent1,55217.416.81,81720.418.4-264
Year 11 or equivalent1,24013.915.01,39515.616.4-155
Year 12 or equivalent4,11446.150.13,38237.944.1+733
Did not go to school851.00.6710.80.7+14
Not stated7077.95.67448.36.9-37

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 Knox: 0.6% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Knox: 50.1% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Knox: 15.0% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Knox: 16.8% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Knox: 6.7% Year 8 or below, City of Knox: 5.0% Did not go to school, Bayswater: 1.0% Year 12 or equivalent, Bayswater: 46.1% Year 11 or equivalent, Bayswater: 13.9% Year 10 or equivalent, Bayswater: 17.4% Year 9 or equivalent, Bayswater: 8.0% Year 8 or below, Bayswater: 5.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence 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, Bayswater: +14 Year 12 or equivalent, Bayswater: +733 Year 11 or equivalent, Bayswater: -155 Year 10 or equivalent, Bayswater: -264 Year 9 or equivalent, Bayswater: -78 Year 8 or below, Bayswater: -211
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Bayswater in 2011 compared to the City of Knox 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, 32.0% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 46.1% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 29.2% and 50.1% respectively for the City of Knox.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 9 or equivalent (8.0% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (46.1% compared to 50.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (13.9% compared to 15.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+733 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-264 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-211 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-155 persons)

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