5.0 School retention rates by ethnicity

5.1 School retention at 16 years

5.1

5.2 School retention at 17 years

5.2

5.3 School retention at 18 years

5.3

Ministry of Education (2005) Student participation: retention of students in secondary schools. www.educationcounts.edcentre.govt.nz Accessed 25 October 2006

5.4 Percentage of school leavers qualified to attend university by ethnic group, 1993-2005

  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Māori 7.5 7.9 7.5 7.9 8.2 8.9 8.5 7.3 7.4 7.7 8.9 11.7 11.9
Pacific 9.1 10 11 9.9 10.3 11 9.1 9.5 9.7 8.5 9.4 14 14.5
Asian 46.8 48.1 46.9 52.2 54 56.3 54.1 52.2 53.6 52.2 54.1 56.2 58.5
Other 28 32.1 25.5 26.4 37.2 35.6 30.4 30.4 25.1 30.1 27.7 30.2 31.5
NZ Euro 29.8 31.3 31.4 32.7 34 33.8 31.5 30.4 29.9 31.2 33.2 37.1 38.1
Total 25.1 26.6 26.4 27.7 29.3 29.3 27.5 26.7 26 27 28.7 32.1 32.9


Ministry of Education, School leavers with a university entrance standard qualification. www.educationcounts.edcentre.govt.nz Accessed 26 October 2006