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Christies Beach

Highest level of schooling

In Christies Beach, 35% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Christies Beach'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
Christies Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below2175.24.53538.85.4-136
Year 9 or equivalent3177.56.33157.96.8+1
Year 10 or equivalent88321.020.389022.221.9-6
Year 11 or equivalent83919.921.575718.922.5+82
Year 12 or equivalent1,46134.740.71,30532.636.4+157
Did not go to school100.20.2260.70.3-16
Not stated48811.66.53619.06.8+127

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

Highest level of schooling completed, 2011
Highest level of schooling completed, 2011 Did not go to school, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Onkaparinga: 40.7% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Onkaparinga: 21.5% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Onkaparinga: 20.3% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Onkaparinga: 6.3% Year 8 or below, City of Onkaparinga: 4.5% Did not go to school, Christies Beach: 0.2% Year 12 or equivalent, Christies Beach: 34.7% Year 11 or equivalent, Christies Beach: 19.9% Year 10 or equivalent, Christies Beach: 21.0% Year 9 or equivalent, Christies Beach: 7.5% Year 8 or below, Christies Beach: 5.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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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, Christies Beach: -16 Year 12 or equivalent, Christies Beach: +157 Year 11 or equivalent, Christies Beach: +82 Year 10 or equivalent, Christies Beach: -6 Year 9 or equivalent, Christies Beach: +1 Year 8 or below, Christies Beach: -136
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Christies Beach in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga 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, 33.9% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 34.7% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 31.3% and 40.7% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Christies Beach and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 9 or equivalent (7.5% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (34.7% compared to 40.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (19.9% compared to 21.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+157 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-136 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+82 persons)

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