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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Highest level of schooling

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In Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), 66% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below1,1076.15.81,2908.06.8-183
Year 9 or equivalent7684.24.57074.44.8+61
Year 10 or equivalent1,5978.89.81,64110.211.2-43
Year 11 or equivalent1,3787.69.51,4679.110.9-88
Year 12 or equivalent11,98066.163.59,81060.859.7+2,170
Did not go to school2691.51.22271.41.1+42
Not stated1,0095.65.79836.15.6+26

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 Manningham: 1.2% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Manningham: 63.5% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Manningham: 9.5% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Manningham: 9.8% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Manningham: 4.5% Year 8 or below, City of Manningham: 5.8% Did not go to school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.5% Year 12 or equivalent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 66.1% Year 11 or equivalent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 7.6% Year 10 or equivalent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 8.8% Year 9 or equivalent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.2% Year 8 or below, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +42 Year 12 or equivalent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +2,170 Year 11 or equivalent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -88 Year 10 or equivalent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -43 Year 9 or equivalent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +61 Year 8 or below, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -183
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 compared to City of Manningham 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, 20.7% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 66.1% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 21.3% and 63.5% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (66.1% compared to 63.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (7.6% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+2,170 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-183 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-88 persons)
  • Year 9 or equivalent (+61 persons)

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