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Brunswick East

Highest level of schooling

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

In Brunswick East, 76% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Brunswick East'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 East - Total persons (Enumerated)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Moreland %Number%City of Moreland %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below5164.87.76077.310.0-91
Year 9 or equivalent1851.73.71822.24.4+3
Year 10 or equivalent4854.58.14615.69.3+24
Year 11 or equivalent5415.07.44435.38.4+99
Year 12 or equivalent8,24576.163.75,85270.556.6+2,392
Did not go to school1321.21.91401.72.1-8
Not stated7236.77.66107.49.2+112

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 Moreland: 1.9% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Moreland: 63.7% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Moreland: 7.4% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Moreland: 8.1% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Moreland: 3.7% Year 8 or below, City of Moreland: 7.7% Did not go to school, Brunswick East: 1.2% Year 12 or equivalent, Brunswick East: 76.1% Year 11 or equivalent, Brunswick East: 5.0% Year 10 or equivalent, Brunswick East: 4.5% Year 9 or equivalent, Brunswick East: 1.7% Year 8 or below, Brunswick East: 4.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated 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, Brunswick East: -8 Year 12 or equivalent, Brunswick East: +2,392 Year 11 or equivalent, Brunswick East: +99 Year 10 or equivalent, Brunswick East: +24 Year 9 or equivalent, Brunswick East: +3 Year 8 or below, Brunswick East: -91
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated 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 Brunswick East in 2016 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, 12.2% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 76.1% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 21.3% and 63.7% respectively for the City of Moreland.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (76.1% compared to 63.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (4.5% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (4.8% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (5.0% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+2,392 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+99 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-91 persons)

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