National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 12a-Attainment of Year 12 or equivalent (Census data), 2014
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||PI 12a-Attainment of Year 12 or equivalent (Census data), 2014|
The indicator has two measures:
a) Proportion of the 20-24 year old population having attained at least a Year 12 or equivalent or Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate level II or above.
b) Year 12 certification.
|Indicator set:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement (2014)|
Indigenous, Superseded 24/11/2014
|Outcome area:||Schooling promotes social inclusion and reduces the educational disadvantage of children, especially Indigenous children|
Indigenous, Superseded 01/07/2016
|Quality statement:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 12a-Attainment of Year 12 or equivalent (Census data), 2014 QS Indigenous, Superseded 17/02/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||20 years|
|Population group age to:||24 years|
|Computation description:||Presentation: Number and percentage.|
|Computation:||100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator).|
a) People aged 20–24 years who have completed Year 12 or equivalent or whose level of highest non-school qualification is at AQF Certificate level II or above.
b) Measure is yet to be developed.
|Numerator data elements:|
a) Total population of people aged 20–24 years.
b) Measure is yet to be developed.
|Denominator data elements:|
National, and state/territory by remoteness area by Indigenous status.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
The most recent data available are from the ABS 2011 Census.
Data sources for this measure are:
The baseline report reported data, for measure a) only, from the 2006 Census.
People whose level of study is determined to be certificate level but is not able to be further defined (i.e. Certificate not further defined (nfd)) are assumed to have attained below Certificate level II and are therefore excluded from the numerator.
People whose level of study cannot be determined are assumed to have attained below Certificate II and are therefore excluded from the numerator.
Excludes people whose educational attainment is not stated from the numerator and denominator (applicable only to Census data).
The Indigenous undercount in the Census may introduce bias into the results for Indigenous disaggregation, which may affect comparability across states and territories.
Baseline year for NIRA target (Halve the gap in Year 12 or equivalent attainment rates by 2020) is 2008; baseline year for this measure is 2006; target year is 2020.
No data are available for reporting for measure b) for the 2014 reporting cycle, as this measure is yet to be developed.
Data disaggregated by remoteness area were not available for reporting during the 2013 reporting cycle.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Socioeconomic Factors|
Data source attributes
Every 5 years.
Australian Bureau of Statistics.
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).|
|Further data development / collection required:|
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement Performance Information Management Group|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 12a-Attainment of Year 12 or equivalent (Census data), 2013
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 12a-Attainment of Year 12 or equivalent (Census data), 2015
See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 12b-Attainment of Year 12 or equivalent (survey data), 2014
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