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Park Orchards - Ringwood North

Highest level of schooling

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Park Orchards - Ringwood North, 63% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

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)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below1213.45.81103.26.8+11
Year 9 or equivalent1845.24.51825.34.8+3
Year 10 or equivalent39110.99.843212.511.2-41
Year 11 or equivalent49813.99.548614.010.9+12
Year 12 or equivalent2,24262.663.52,04959.259.7+193
Did not go to school00.01.2130.41.1-13
Not stated1444.05.71905.55.6-46

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, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 0.0% Year 12 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 62.6% Year 11 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 13.9% Year 10 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 10.9% Year 9 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 5.2% Year 8 or below, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 3.4%
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, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -13 Year 12 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +193 Year 11 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +12 Year 10 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -41 Year 9 or equivalent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +3 Year 8 or below, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +11
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 Park Orchards - Ringwood North 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) as well as a lower proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 19.5% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 62.6% 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 Park Orchards - Ringwood North and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (13.9% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (10.9% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (3.4% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did not go to school (0.0% compared to 1.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the level of schooling attained by the population in Park Orchards - Ringwood North, between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+193 persons)

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