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Wonga Park

Highest level of schooling

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

In Wonga Park, 56% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Wonga Park'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
Wonga Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below753.05.8722.96.8+3
Year 9 or equivalent1194.74.51415.74.8-22
Year 10 or equivalent37514.89.840716.311.2-32
Year 11 or equivalent41516.39.546218.510.9-47
Year 12 or equivalent1,43156.363.51,33353.559.7+98
Did not go to school20.11.200.01.1+2
Not stated1234.85.7783.15.6+45

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, Wonga Park: 0.1% Year 12 or equivalent, Wonga Park: 56.3% Year 11 or equivalent, Wonga Park: 16.3% Year 10 or equivalent, Wonga Park: 14.8% Year 9 or equivalent, Wonga Park: 4.7% Year 8 or below, Wonga Park: 3.0%
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, Wonga Park: +2 Year 12 or equivalent, Wonga Park: +98 Year 11 or equivalent, Wonga Park: -47 Year 10 or equivalent, Wonga Park: -32 Year 9 or equivalent, Wonga Park: -22 Year 8 or below, Wonga Park: +3
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 Wonga Park in 2016 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, 22.5% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 56.3% 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 Wonga Park and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (16.3% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (14.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (56.3% compared to 63.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (3.0% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the level of schooling attained by the population in Wonga Park, between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+98 persons)

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