Education - 18-year-olds with a minimum of NCEA level 2 or equivalent, by Region, 2013–2015

Ministry of Education

Data calculation/treatment

Ethnicity is multiple response, that is, students who affiliated in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group. Students are only counted once in the total, therefore, the ethnic groups may not sum to the total.

Exclusions

International fee-paying students are excluded.

Data provided by

Ministry of Education

Dataset name

Know Your Region: 18-Year-Old Attainment - 18-year-olds with a minimum of NCEA level 2 or equivalent, by Region 2013–2015

Webpage:

http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/know-your-region

How to find the data

To find specific regional data, select the region of your choice, then select 18-Year-Old Attainment > Trends.
The Ministry provided Figure.NZ with a raw extract of all regions in November 2016.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Know Your Region: 18-Year-Old Attainment - 18-year-olds with a minimum of NCEA level 2 or equivalent, by Region 2013–2015

From the dataset Know Your Region: 18-Year-Old Attainment - 18-year-olds with a minimum of NCEA level 2 or equivalent, by Region 2013–2015, this data was extracted:

  • Rows: 2-379
  • Columns: 4-12
  • Provided: 3,402 data points

Purpose of collection

A Level 2 qualification gives people opportunities in terms of further education and employment, contributing to better health outcomes and a better quality of life.
To boost skills and employment the Government has set a Better Public Service target that 85% of 18-year-olds will have achieved NCEA level 2 or an equivalent qualification in 2017.