Redland Bay

Highest level of schooling

In Redland Bay, 45% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

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)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%Redland City %Number%Redland City %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below4964.95.45086.36.6-12
Year 9 or equivalent5665.65.35426.76.0+24
Year 10 or equivalent3,03530.028.52,64532.830.6+390
Year 11 or equivalent9339.28.96588.28.7+275
Year 12 or equivalent4,53144.845.93,14639.040.6+1,385
Did not go to school210.20.390.10.3+12
Not Stated5325.35.85627.07.2-30

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

Highest level of schooling completed, 2011
Highest level of schooling completed, 2011 Did not go to school, Redland City: 0.3% Year 12 or equivalent, Redland City: 45.9% Year 11 or equivalent, Redland City: 8.9% Year 10 or equivalent, Redland City: 28.5% Year 9 or equivalent, Redland City: 5.3% Year 8 or below, Redland City: 5.4% Did not go to school, Redland Bay: 0.2% Year 12 or equivalent, Redland Bay: 44.8% Year 11 or equivalent, Redland Bay: 9.2% Year 10 or equivalent, Redland Bay: 30.0% Year 9 or equivalent, Redland Bay: 5.6% Year 8 or below, Redland Bay: 4.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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, Redland Bay: +12 Year 12 or equivalent, Redland Bay: +1,385 Year 11 or equivalent, Redland Bay: +275 Year 10 or equivalent, Redland Bay: +390 Year 9 or equivalent, Redland Bay: +24 Year 8 or below, Redland Bay: -12
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Redland Bay in 2011 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, 40.7% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 44.8% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 39.4% and 45.9% 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 (30.0% compared to 28.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (44.8% compared to 45.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+1,385 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (+390 persons)
  • Year 11 or equivalent (+275 persons)

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