Highest level of schooling
In Hadfield 39% of people aged over 15 years have completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent).
Hadfield'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|
|Hadfield - Total persons (Enumerated)||2011||2006||Change|
|Level of schooling||Number||%||City of Moreland||Number||%||City of Moreland||2006 to 2011|
|Year 8 or below||673||14.7||10.0||6001||847||18.9||12.8||-174|
|Year 9 or equivalent||355||7.7||4.4||6002||389||8.7||5.3||-34|
|Year 10 or equivalent||624||13.6||9.3||6003||675||15.1||10.8||-51|
|Year 11 or equivalent||511||11.2||8.4||6004||524||11.7||9.6||-13|
|Year 12 or equivalent||1,775||38.7||56.6||6005||1,461||32.6||48.4||+314|
|Did not go to school||134||2.9||2.1||6006||138||3.1||2.4||-3|
|Total persons aged 15+||4,584||100.0||100.0||4,478||100.0||100.0||+106|
Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Hadfield in 2011 compared to the City of Moreland shows that there was a higher 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, 39.0% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 38.7% 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 Hadfield and the City of Moreland were:
- A larger percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (14.7% compared to 10.0%)
- A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (13.6% compared to 9.3%)
- A larger percentage of persons who completed year 9 or equivalent (7.7% compared to 4.4%)
- A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (38.7% compared to 56.6%)
The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Hadfield, between 2006 and 2011 were:
- Year 12 or equivalent (+314 persons)
- Year 8 or below (-174 persons)
- Year 10 or equivalent (-51 persons)