City of Moonee ValleyCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

Moonee Ponds

Highest level of schooling

census-message-logo

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

In Moonee Ponds, 67% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Moonee Ponds'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
Moonee Ponds - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below6715.66.58217.38.1-150
Year 9 or equivalent3643.04.24203.74.7-56
Year 10 or equivalent8567.19.59788.710.7-122
Year 11 or equivalent1,0178.59.51,0789.610.6-61
Year 12 or equivalent8,05067.161.16,99462.056.3+1,056
Did not go to school1351.11.41521.31.6-17
Not stated9107.67.98427.58.0+68

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 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% Did not go to school, Moonee Ponds: 1.1% Year 12 or equivalent, Moonee Ponds: 67.1% Year 11 or equivalent, Moonee Ponds: 8.5% Year 10 or equivalent, Moonee Ponds: 7.1% Year 9 or equivalent, Moonee Ponds: 3.0% Year 8 or below, Moonee Ponds: 5.6%
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, Moonee Ponds: -17 Year 12 or equivalent, Moonee Ponds: +1,056 Year 11 or equivalent, Moonee Ponds: -61 Year 10 or equivalent, Moonee Ponds: -122 Year 9 or equivalent, Moonee Ponds: -56 Year 8 or below, Moonee Ponds: -150
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 Moonee Ponds in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley 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, 16.9% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 67.1% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 21.5% and 61.1% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (67.1% compared to 61.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (7.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 9 or equivalent (3.0% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (8.5% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,056 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-150 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-122 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-61 persons)

To continue building your demographic story go to...

v17.10.06-1.0.0