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Park Orchards - Ringwood North

Highest level of schooling

In Park Orchards - Ringwood North, 59% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Park Orchards - Ringwood North'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
Park Orchards - Ringwood North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1103.26.81534.67.8-43
Year 9 or equivalent1825.34.81785.35.1+4
Year 10 or equivalent43312.511.247214.112.3-40
Year 11 or equivalent48614.010.949014.612.0-4
Year 12 or equivalent2,05059.259.71,85355.354.7+196
Did not go to school130.41.180.31.1+5
Not stated1915.55.61965.86.9-5

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, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 0.4% Year 12 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 59.2% Year 11 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 14.0% Year 10 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 12.5% Year 9 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 5.3% Year 8 or below, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 3.2%
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, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +5 Year 12 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +196 Year 11 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -4 Year 10 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -40 Year 9 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +4 Year 8 or below, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -43
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 Park Orchards - Ringwood North in 2011 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) as well as a lower proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 21.3% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 59.2% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 23.8% and 59.7% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Park Orchards - Ringwood North and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (14.0% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (12.5% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (3.2% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the level of schooling attained by the population in Park Orchards - Ringwood North, between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+196 persons)

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