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Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck

Highest level of schooling

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In Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck, 37% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck'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
Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below1,4407.64.81,6919.65.8-251
Year 9 or equivalent1,7469.27.11,82710.38.0-81
Year 10 or equivalent3,91020.518.03,82921.619.3+81
Year 11 or equivalent2,88415.115.02,70715.315.9+177
Year 12 or equivalent7,03436.946.35,47330.942.0+1,562
Did not go to school870.50.4970.60.3-11
Not stated1,96910.38.32,06311.78.7-93

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.4% Year 12 or equivalent, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 46.3% Year 11 or equivalent, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 15.0% Year 10 or equivalent, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 18.0% Year 9 or equivalent, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.1% Year 8 or below, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.8% Did not go to school, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 0.5% Year 12 or equivalent, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 36.9% Year 11 or equivalent, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 15.1% Year 10 or equivalent, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 20.5% Year 9 or equivalent, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 9.2% Year 8 or below, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 7.6%
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, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: -11 Year 12 or equivalent, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +1,562 Year 11 or equivalent, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +177 Year 10 or equivalent, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +81 Year 9 or equivalent, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: -81 Year 8 or below, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: -251
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 Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 37.7% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 36.9% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 30.3% and 46.3% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (7.6% compared to 4.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (20.5% compared to 18.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 9 or equivalent (9.2% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (36.9% compared to 46.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,562 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-251 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+177 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+81 persons)

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