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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Highest level of schooling

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In Playford North Urban Renewal area, 34% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below7075.85.87177.56.8-11
Year 9 or equivalent9818.17.59029.58.4+79
Year 10 or equivalent2,52520.920.52,15122.622.7+374
Year 11 or equivalent2,29219.020.21,93020.321.4+362
Year 12 or equivalent4,13334.235.42,58327.130.7+1,550
Did not go to school1921.61.51221.31.0+70
Not stated1,26210.49.11,11711.79.0+145

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 Playford: 1.5% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Playford: 35.4% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Playford: 20.2% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Playford: 20.5% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Playford: 7.5% Year 8 or below, City of Playford: 5.8% Did not go to school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.6% Year 12 or equivalent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 34.2% Year 11 or equivalent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 19.0% Year 10 or equivalent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 20.9% Year 9 or equivalent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 8.1% Year 8 or below, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.8%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +70 Year 12 or equivalent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +1,550 Year 11 or equivalent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +362 Year 10 or equivalent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +374 Year 9 or equivalent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +79 Year 8 or below, Playford North Urban Renewal area: -11
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016 compared to the City of Playford 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, 36.4% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 34.2% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 35.3% and 35.4% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 11 or equivalent (19.0% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (34.2% compared to 35.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Playford North Urban Renewal area, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,550 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+374 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+362 persons)
  • Year 9 or equivalent (+79 persons)

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