Brunswick

Highest level of schooling

In Brunswick, 70% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Brunswick'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
Brunswick - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Moreland %Number%City of Moreland %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1,3146.810.01,5478.912.8-233
Year 9 or equivalent4542.44.45483.15.3-94
Year 10 or equivalent1,0405.49.31,0686.110.8-28
Year 11 or equivalent1,0445.48.41,1426.59.6-98
Year 12 or equivalent13,39869.756.610,91762.548.4+2,481
Did not go to school3421.82.14242.42.4-82
Not Stated1,6398.59.21,82810.510.6-189

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Highest level of schooling completed, 2011
Highest level of schooling completed, 2011 Did not go to school, City of Moreland: 2.1% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Moreland: 56.6% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Moreland: 8.4% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Moreland: 9.3% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Moreland: 4.4% Year 8 or below, City of Moreland: 10.0% Did not go to school, Brunswick: 1.8% Year 12 or equivalent, Brunswick: 69.7% Year 11 or equivalent, Brunswick: 5.4% Year 10 or equivalent, Brunswick: 5.4% Year 9 or equivalent, Brunswick: 2.4% Year 8 or below, Brunswick: 6.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
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, Brunswick: -82 Year 12 or equivalent, Brunswick: +2,481 Year 11 or equivalent, Brunswick: -98 Year 10 or equivalent, Brunswick: -28 Year 9 or equivalent, Brunswick: -94 Year 8 or below, Brunswick: -233
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Brunswick in 2011 compared to the City of Moreland 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, 16.4% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 69.7% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 25.8% and 56.6% respectively for the City of Moreland.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Brunswick and the City of Moreland were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (69.7% compared to 56.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (5.4% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (6.8% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (5.4% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Brunswick, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+2,481 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-233 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (-98 persons)
  • Year 9 or equivalent (-94 persons)

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