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Cooee Bay & Taranganba

Highest level of schooling

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In Cooee Bay & Taranganba, 44% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Cooee Bay & Taranganba'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
Cooee Bay & Taranganba - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%Livingstone Shire Council area %Number%Livingstone Shire Council area %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below1635.76.01545.67.5+9
Year 9 or equivalent1525.35.71756.36.4-23
Year 10 or equivalent79927.728.582329.630.5-24
Year 11 or equivalent2729.58.42739.88.9-1
Year 12 or equivalent1,27644.239.01,10739.835.7+169
Did not go to school00.00.200.00.30
Not stated2207.712.22509.010.8-29

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, Livingstone Shire Council area: 0.2% Year 12 or equivalent, Livingstone Shire Council area: 39.0% Year 11 or equivalent, Livingstone Shire Council area: 8.4% Year 10 or equivalent, Livingstone Shire Council area: 28.5% Year 9 or equivalent, Livingstone Shire Council area: 5.7% Year 8 or below, Livingstone Shire Council area: 6.0% Did not go to school, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 0.0% Year 12 or equivalent, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 44.2% Year 11 or equivalent, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 9.5% Year 10 or equivalent, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 27.7% Year 9 or equivalent, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 5.3% Year 8 or below, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 5.7%
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, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 0 Year 12 or equivalent, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +169 Year 11 or equivalent, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: -1 Year 10 or equivalent, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: -24 Year 9 or equivalent, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: -23 Year 8 or below, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +9
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 Cooee Bay & Taranganba in 2016 compared to Livingstone Shire Council area shows that there was a lower proportion of people who had left school at an early level (Year 10 or less) and a higher proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 38.7% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 44.2% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 40.4% and 39.0% respectively for Livingstone Shire Council area.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Cooee Bay & Taranganba and Livingstone Shire Council area were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (44.2% compared to 39.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (9.5% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the level of schooling attained by the population in Cooee Bay & Taranganba, between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+169 persons)

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