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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Education and training >> Primary and secondary education >> Highest level of schooling completed

At the 2001 Census, 97,178 (27.2%) people in Tasmania had completed year 12 or equivalent and were not still at school or attending any other educational institution. Of these, 59.0% of people were in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region (28,026 males and 29,347 females), 26.2% (11,801 males and 13,649 females) in the Northern Region and 14.5% (6,538 males and 7,583 females) in the Mersey-Lyell Region.

At the 2001 Census, 119,430 (33.4%) people in Tasmania completed year 10 or equivalent and were not still at school or attending any other educational institution. Of these, 45.2% were in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region (26,101 males and 27,930 females), 29.1% (17,345 males and 17,352 females) were in the Northern Region and 25.5% (15,228 males and 15,249 females) were in the Mersey-Lyell Region.

For further information about highest level of schooling completed in Tasmania, see 2001 Census Basic Community Profiles (BCPs) on this web site.


HIGHEST LEVEL OF SCHOOLING COMPLETED(a)(b), Tasmanian regions - Census 2001(c)
Males
Females
Persons

no.
no.
no.

GREATER HOBART-SOUTHERN
Year 8 or below
7,035
7,626
14,661
Year 9 or equivalent
8,273
8,449
16,722
Year 10 or equivalent
26,101
27,930
54,031
Year 11 or equivalent
6,085
7,087
13,172
Year 12 or equivalent
28,026
29,347
57,373
Still at school
3,257
3,483
6,740
Did not go to school
362
365
727
Not stated
6,041
7,142
13,183
Total
85,180
91,429
176,609

NORTHERN
Year 8 or below
4,829
5,008
9,837
Year 9 or equivalent
5,824
5,404
11,228
Year 10 or equivalent
17,345
17,352
34,697
Year 11 or equivalent
3,308
3,961
7,269
Year 12 or equivalent
11801
13,649
25,450
Still at school
1,775
1,984
3,759
Did not go to school
208
192
400
Not stated
3,677
4,356
8,033
Total
48,767
51,906
100,673

MERSEY-LYELL
Year 8 or below
4,501
4,413
8,914
Year 9 or equivalent
5,411
5,008
10,419
Year 10 or equivalent
15,228
15,249
30,477
Year 11 or equivalent
2,552
3,249
5,801
Year 12 or equivalent
6,538
7,583
14,121
Still at school
1,290
1,336
2,626
Did not go to school
167
140
307
Not stated
2,995
3,526
6,521
Total
38,682
40,504
79,186

TASMANIA(d)
Year 8 or below
16,385
17,063
33,448
Year 9 or equivalent
19,545
18,895
38,440
Year 10 or equivalent
58,815
60,615
119,430
Year 11 or equivalent
11,985
14,317
26,302
Year 12 or equivalent
46,495
50,683
97,178
Still at school
6,324
6,804
13,128
Did not go to school
738
698
1,436
Not stated
12,862
15,082
27,944
Total
173,149
184,157
357,306

(a) Refers to primary or secondary schooling.
(b) Persons aged 15 years and over (excluding overseas visitors).
(c) Counts at place of enumeration.

(d) Includes persons living in offshore areas & migratory.

Source: 2001 Census Basic Community Profiles (BCPs)


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