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Andrews Farm

Highest level of schooling

In Andrews Farm, 37% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

Andrews Farm'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
Andrews Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below1533.56.81094.77.8+44
Year 9 or equivalent2986.98.41687.29.2+130
Year 10 or equivalent93221.422.759925.823.6+333
Year 11 or equivalent1,07124.621.459525.621.4+476
Year 12 or equivalent1,59636.730.768929.626.6+907
Did not go to school170.41.060.30.8+11
Not stated2806.49.01596.810.6+121

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 Playford: 1.0% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Playford: 30.7% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Playford: 21.4% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Playford: 22.7% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Playford: 8.4% Year 8 or below, City of Playford: 6.8% Did not go to school, Andrews Farm: 0.4% Year 12 or equivalent, Andrews Farm: 36.7% Year 11 or equivalent, Andrews Farm: 24.6% Year 10 or equivalent, Andrews Farm: 21.4% Year 9 or equivalent, Andrews Farm: 6.9% Year 8 or below, Andrews Farm: 3.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence 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, Andrews Farm: +11 Year 12 or equivalent, Andrews Farm: +907 Year 11 or equivalent, Andrews Farm: +476 Year 10 or equivalent, Andrews Farm: +333 Year 9 or equivalent, Andrews Farm: +130 Year 8 or below, Andrews Farm: +44
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 Andrews Farm in 2011 compared to the City of Playford 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, 32.2% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 36.7% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 38.9% and 30.7% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Andrews Farm and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (36.7% compared to 30.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (24.6% compared to 21.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (3.5% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 9 or equivalent (6.9% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+907 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+476 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+333 persons)
  • Year 9 or equivalent (+130 persons)

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