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Steventon Ward

Highest level of schooling

In Steventon Ward, 44% of people aged over 15 years had completed Year 12 schooling (or equivalent) as of 2011.

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)20112006Change
Level of schoolingNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Year 8 or below4993.94.84874.05.4+12
Year 9 or equivalent6645.15.36565.45.8+8
Year 10 or equivalent2,58120.018.52,70822.220.1-127
Year 11 or equivalent2,86322.221.42,84123.322.5+22
Year 12 or equivalent5,62743.644.44,76339.140.0+864
Did not go to school90.10.3270.20.3-18
Not stated6695.25.47065.85.9-37

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 Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Year 12 or equivalent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 44.4% Year 11 or equivalent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 21.4% Year 10 or equivalent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 18.5% Year 9 or equivalent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.3% Year 8 or below, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.8% Did not go to school, Steventon Ward: 0.1% Year 12 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: 43.6% Year 11 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: 22.2% Year 10 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: 20.0% Year 9 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: 5.1% Year 8 or below, Steventon Ward: 3.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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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, Steventon Ward: -18 Year 12 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: +864 Year 11 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: +22 Year 10 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: -127 Year 9 or equivalent, Steventon Ward: +8 Year 8 or below, Steventon Ward: +12
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the highest level of schooling attained by the population in Steventon Ward in 2011 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, 29.1% of the population left school at Year 10 or below, and 43.6% went on to complete Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 28.8% and 44.4% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who completed year 10 or equivalent (20.0% compared to 18.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Year 12 or equivalent (+864 persons)
  • Year 10 or equivalent (-127 persons)

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