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Donvale (Low Density)

Highest level of schooling

In Donvale (Low Density), 62% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Donvale (Low Density)'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
Donvale (Low Density) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1113.86.81184.27.8-7
Year 9 or equivalent1284.44.81415.15.1-13
Year 10 or equivalent30810.711.234112.312.3-34
Year 11 or equivalent39313.610.935012.612.0+43
Year 12 or equivalent1,77761.659.71,66059.754.7+118
Did not go to school381.31.1130.51.1+25
Not stated1334.65.61585.76.9-25

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, Donvale (Low Density): 1.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Donvale (Low Density): 61.6% Year 11 or equivalent, Donvale (Low Density): 13.6% Year 10 or equivalent, Donvale (Low Density): 10.7% Year 9 or equivalent, Donvale (Low Density): 4.4% Year 8 or below, Donvale (Low Density): 3.8%
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, Donvale (Low Density): +25 Year 12 or equivalent, Donvale (Low Density): +118 Year 11 or equivalent, Donvale (Low Density): +43 Year 10 or equivalent, Donvale (Low Density): -34 Year 9 or equivalent, Donvale (Low Density): -13 Year 8 or below, Donvale (Low Density): -7
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 Donvale (Low Density) 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, 20.2% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 61.6% 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 Donvale (Low Density) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (13.6% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (61.6% compared to 59.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (3.8% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the level of schooling attained by the population in Donvale (Low Density), between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+118 persons)

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