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Highest level of schooling

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

In the City of Moonee Valley, 61% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

The City of Moonee Valley'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
City of Moonee Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below6,2676.55.37,2238.16.4-956
Year 9 or equivalent4,0434.24.94,1874.75.5-144
Year 10 or equivalent9,1909.511.49,56110.712.9-371
Year 11 or equivalent9,2669.510.29,45410.611.5-188
Year 12 or equivalent59,32761.159.450,17056.354.6+9,157
Did not go to school1,3881.41.31,4141.61.2-26
Not stated7,6487.97.57,1778.07.9+471

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Greater Melbourne: 59.4% Year 11 or equivalent, Greater Melbourne: 10.2% Year 10 or equivalent, Greater Melbourne: 11.4% Year 9 or equivalent, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% Year 8 or below, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Did not go to school, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Moonee Valley: 61.1% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Moonee Valley: 9.5% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Moonee Valley: 9.5% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Moonee Valley: 4.2% Year 8 or below, City of Moonee Valley: 6.5%
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, City of Moonee Valley: -26 Year 12 or equivalent, City of Moonee Valley: +9,157 Year 11 or equivalent, City of Moonee Valley: -188 Year 10 or equivalent, City of Moonee Valley: -371 Year 9 or equivalent, City of Moonee Valley: -144 Year 8 or below, City of Moonee Valley: -956
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 the City of Moonee Valley in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 21.5% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 61.1% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 22.9% and 59.4% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in the City of Moonee Valley and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (61.1% compared to 59.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (6.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (9.5% compared to 11.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in the City of Moonee Valley, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+9,157 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-956 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-371 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-188 persons)

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