Highest level of schooling
In Doncaster Hill, 65% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.
Doncaster Hill'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 Hill - Total persons (Enumerated)||2011||2006||Change|
|Level of schooling||Number||%||City of Manningham %||Number||%||City of Manningham %||2006 to 2011|
|Year 8 or below||70||6.7||6.8||6001||62||9.0||7.9||+8|
|Year 9 or equivalent||40||3.9||4.7||6002||30||4.3||5.1||+11|
|Year 10 or equivalent||91||8.7||11.2||6003||70||10.1||12.3||+21|
|Year 11 or equivalent||71||6.8||10.9||6004||62||9.0||12.0||+9|
|Year 12 or equivalent||676||64.7||60.0||6005||355||51.7||55.0||+320|
|Did not go to school||13||1.3||1.1||6006||10||1.5||1.1||+3|
|Total persons aged 15+||1,044||100.0||100.0||687||100.0||100.0||+357|
Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Doncaster Hill 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) and a higher proportion of people who completed Year 12 or equivalent.
Overall, 20.6% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 64.7% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 23.9% and 60.0% respectively for City of Manningham.
The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Doncaster Hill and City of Manningham were:
- A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (64.7% compared to 60.0%)
- A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (6.8% compared to 10.9%)
- A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (8.7% compared to 11.2%)
The largest change in the level of schooling attained by the population in Doncaster Hill, between 2006 and 2011 was:
- Year 12 or equivalent (+320 persons)