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Doncaster East

Highest level of schooling

In Doncaster East, 60% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Doncaster East'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 East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1,5356.96.81,6227.47.8-86
Year 9 or equivalent1,0624.74.81,1065.15.1-44
Year 10 or equivalent2,49011.111.22,71212.412.3-222
Year 11 or equivalent2,34710.510.92,55711.712.0-211
Year 12 or equivalent13,50960.359.712,15255.754.7+1,357
Did not go to school2941.31.12821.31.1+12
Not stated1,1745.25.61,4006.46.9-226

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 Manningham: 1.1% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Manningham: 59.7% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Manningham: 10.9% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Manningham: 11.2% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Manningham: 4.8% Year 8 or below, City of Manningham: 6.8% Did not go to school, Doncaster East: 1.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Doncaster East: 60.3% Year 11 or equivalent, Doncaster East: 10.5% Year 10 or equivalent, Doncaster East: 11.1% Year 9 or equivalent, Doncaster East: 4.7% Year 8 or below, Doncaster East: 6.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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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, Doncaster East: +12 Year 12 or equivalent, Doncaster East: +1,357 Year 11 or equivalent, Doncaster East: -211 Year 10 or equivalent, Doncaster East: -222 Year 9 or equivalent, Doncaster East: -44 Year 8 or below, Doncaster East: -86
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Doncaster East in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar 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, 24.0% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 60.3% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 23.8% and 59.7% respectively for City of Manningham.

There were no major differences between Doncaster East and City of Manningham in 2011.

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,357 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-222 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-211 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-86 persons)

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