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Ashwood - Burwood

Highest level of schooling

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In Ashwood - Burwood, 66% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Ashwood - Burwood'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
Ashwood - Burwood - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below3544.55.03905.76.1-36
Year 9 or equivalent3063.93.83184.64.4-12
Year 10 or equivalent6888.88.36559.510.0+33
Year 11 or equivalent6177.97.76679.79.1-50
Year 12 or equivalent5,16265.767.94,31062.562.7+852
Did not go to school911.21.2590.91.1+32
Not stated6398.16.14927.16.6+147

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 Monash: 1.2% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Monash: 67.9% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Monash: 7.7% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Monash: 8.3% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Monash: 3.8% Year 8 or below, City of Monash: 5.0% Did not go to school, Ashwood - Burwood: 1.2% Year 12 or equivalent, Ashwood - Burwood: 65.7% Year 11 or equivalent, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.9% Year 10 or equivalent, Ashwood - Burwood: 8.8% Year 9 or equivalent, Ashwood - Burwood: 3.9% Year 8 or below, Ashwood - Burwood: 4.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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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, Ashwood - Burwood: +32 Year 12 or equivalent, Ashwood - Burwood: +852 Year 11 or equivalent, Ashwood - Burwood: -50 Year 10 or equivalent, Ashwood - Burwood: +33 Year 9 or equivalent, Ashwood - Burwood: -12 Year 8 or below, Ashwood - Burwood: -36
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Ashwood - Burwood in 2016 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a similar 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, 18.3% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 65.7% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 18.3% and 67.9% respectively for City of Monash.

The major difference between the level of schooling attained by the population in Ashwood - Burwood and City of Monash was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (65.7% compared to 67.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Ashwood - Burwood, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+852 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-50 persons)

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