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Highest level of schooling

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Redland Bay, 48% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Redland Bay'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
Redland Bay - Total persons (Enumerated)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%Redland City %Number%Redland City %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below4673.94.44964.95.4-29
Year 9 or equivalent6045.14.95665.65.3+38
Year 10 or equivalent3,36428.326.63,03530.028.5+329
Year 11 or equivalent1,0719.08.39339.28.9+138
Year 12 or equivalent5,65347.650.14,53144.845.9+1,122
Did not go to school160.10.2210.20.3-5
Not stated6935.85.55325.35.8+161

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, Redland City: 0.2% Year 12 or equivalent, Redland City: 50.1% Year 11 or equivalent, Redland City: 8.3% Year 10 or equivalent, Redland City: 26.6% Year 9 or equivalent, Redland City: 4.9% Year 8 or below, Redland City: 4.4% Did not go to school, Redland Bay: 0.1% Year 12 or equivalent, Redland Bay: 47.6% Year 11 or equivalent, Redland Bay: 9.0% Year 10 or equivalent, Redland Bay: 28.3% Year 9 or equivalent, Redland Bay: 5.1% Year 8 or below, Redland Bay: 3.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated 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, Redland Bay: -5 Year 12 or equivalent, Redland Bay: +1,122 Year 11 or equivalent, Redland Bay: +138 Year 10 or equivalent, Redland Bay: +329 Year 9 or equivalent, Redland Bay: +38 Year 8 or below, Redland Bay: -29
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated 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 Redland Bay in 2016 compared to Redland City 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, 37.5% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 47.6% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 36.1% and 50.1% respectively for Redland City.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Redland Bay and Redland City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (28.3% compared to 26.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (47.6% compared to 50.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the level of schooling attained by the population in Redland Bay, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,122 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+329 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+138 persons)

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