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Steventon Ward

Highest level of schooling

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In Steventon Ward, 47% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2016.

Steventon Ward'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
Steventon Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Year 8 or below4233.14.14993.94.8-76
Year 9 or equivalent6835.05.06645.15.3+19
Year 10 or equivalent2,51518.316.92,58120.018.5-66
Year 11 or equivalent2,84020.719.82,86322.221.4-23
Year 12 or equivalent6,48547.248.95,62743.644.4+858
Did not go to school150.10.390.10.3+6
Not stated7895.75.06695.25.4+120

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 Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 48.9% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 19.8% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 16.9% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.0% Year 8 or below, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.1% Did not go to school, Steventon Ward: 0.1% Year 12 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: 47.2% Year 11 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: 20.7% Year 10 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: 18.3% Year 9 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: 5.0% Year 8 or below, Steventon Ward: 3.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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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, Steventon Ward: +6 Year 12 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: +858 Year 11 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: -23 Year 10 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: -66 Year 9 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: +19 Year 8 or below, Steventon Ward: -76
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 Steventon Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar 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, 26.4% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 47.2% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 26.3% and 48.9% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between the level of schooling attained by the population in Steventon Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (18.3% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 12 or equivalent (47.2% compared to 48.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who completed year 8 or below (3.1% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+858 persons)
  • Year 8 or below (-76 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-66 persons)

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