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Templestowe Lower

Highest level of schooling

In Templestowe Lower, 58% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Templestowe Lower'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
Templestowe Lower - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below8457.66.89698.87.8-125
Year 9 or equivalent5114.64.85555.15.1-44
Year 10 or equivalent1,21711.011.21,29011.712.3-72
Year 11 or equivalent1,18710.710.91,29611.812.0-108
Year 12 or equivalent6,36857.659.75,87353.454.7+495
Did not go to school1411.31.11251.11.1+16
Not stated7857.15.68828.06.9-96

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, Templestowe Lower: 1.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Templestowe Lower: 57.6% Year 11 or equivalent, Templestowe Lower: 10.7% Year 10 or equivalent, Templestowe Lower: 11.0% Year 9 or equivalent, Templestowe Lower: 4.6% Year 8 or below, Templestowe Lower: 7.6%
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, Templestowe Lower: +16 Year 12 or equivalent, Templestowe Lower: +495 Year 11 or equivalent, Templestowe Lower: -108 Year 10 or equivalent, Templestowe Lower: -72 Year 9 or equivalent, Templestowe Lower: -44 Year 8 or below, Templestowe Lower: -125
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 Templestowe Lower in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion of people who had left school at an early level (Year 10 or less) and a lower proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Overall, 24.5% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 57.6% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 23.8% and 59.7% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major difference between the level of schooling attained by the population in Templestowe Lower and City of Manningham was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (57.6% compared to 59.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+495 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-125 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-108 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-72 persons)

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