Indicators

Expulsions from school

Data Tables

The following data tables include the data used to produce this indicator:

Index of Tables

  1. Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by gender and ethnic group (2012)
  2. Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by ethnic group (2000 to 2012)
  3. Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by ethnic group and school quintile (2012)
  4. Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by Education Region (2012)
  5. Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by Regional Council (2012)
  6. Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by Territorial Authority/Ward (2012)
  7. Percentage of expulsions, by behaviour (2000 to 2012)
  8. Age-standardised rate per 1,000 students of expulsions, by behaviour (2000-2012)
  9. Percentage of expulsions for each behaviour, by gender (2012)
 
Table 1: Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by gender and ethnic group (2012)
Notes:
  1. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  2. x = for this category there were less than 5 students.
  3. For this indicator ethnicity is prioritised in the order of Māori, Pasifika, Asian, other groups except European/Pākehā, and European/Pākehā.
  4. For this indicator European/Pākehā refers to people who affiliate as New Zealand European, Other European or European (not further defined).  For example, this includes and is not limited to people who consider themselves as Australian (excluding Australian Aborigines), British and Irish, American, Spanish, and Ukrainian.
Ethnic GroupGenderExpulsions
MāoriFemale0.8
Male4.9
PasifikaFemale1.0
Male3.6
AsianFemale0.4
Male0.5
OtherFemale0.0
Male3.7
European/PākehāFemale0.3
Male1.5
TotalFemale0.5
Male2.3
 
Table 2: Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by ethnic group (2000 to 2012)
Notes:
  1. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  2. For this indicator ethnicity is prioritised in the order of Māori, Pasifika, Asian, other groups except European/Pākehā, and European/Pākehā.
  3. For this indicator European/Pākehā refers to people who affiliate as New Zealand European, Other European or European (not further defined).  For example, this includes and is not limited to people who consider themselves as Australian (excluding Australian Aborigines), British and Irish, American, Spanish, and Ukrainian.
Ethnic GroupYears
2000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Māori5.44.33.24.43.13.22.43.62.72.63.72.82.9
Pasifika4.34.37.74.84.45.16.73.84.84.43.83.32.2
Asian1.21.02.02.21.31.00.71.11.41.20.81.50.4
Other2.33.51.23.93.62.82.63.74.85.93.32.91.9
European/Pākehā1.81.31.21.20.81.01.01.30.81.41.40.90.9
Total2.52.02.12.11.61.81.81.91.72.02.11.61.4

 
Table 3: Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by ethnic group and school quintile (2012)
Notes:
  1. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  2. Schools in the lowest quintile (quintile 1) draw their students from communities with the highest degree of socio-economic disadvantage.
  3. x = for this category there were less than 5 students.
  4. For this indicator European/Pākehā refers to people who affiliate as New Zealand European, Other European or European (not further defined).  For example, this includes and is not limited to people who consider themselves as Australian (excluding Australian Aborigines), British and Irish, American, Spanish, and Ukrainian.
  5. For this table ethnicities other than the four listed are included in the total, but not in the main breakdown.
QuintileEthnic GroupTotal
MāoriPasifikaAsianEuropean/ Pākehā
1 (Low SES)3.81.50.01.52.4
23.61.50.42.02.2
32.32.51.30.71.2
41.06.00.00.81.1
5 (High SES)3.11.20.50.70.9

Table 4: Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by Education Region (2012)
Notes:
  1. The Education Region of the school each student was located in.
  2. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  3. x = for this category there were less than 5 students.
  4. The New Zealand total includes students from all Education Region areas including those with less than 5 expulsions and/or students.
  5. For this indicator ethnicity is prioritised in the order of Māori, Pasifika, Asian, other groups except European/Pākehā, and European/Pākehā.
  6. For this indicator European/Pākehā refers to people who affiliate as New Zealand European, Other European or European (not further defined).  For example, this includes and is not limited to people who consider themselves as Australian (excluding Australian Aborigines), British and Irish, American, Spanish, and Ukrainian.
Education Region1TotalGenderEthnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPasifikaAsianOtherEuropean/ Pākehā
Northern1.90.73.03.72.80.62.81.3
Central North1.20.32.02.40.00.00.00.7
Central South1.30.42.13.40.70.00.00.9
Southern0.90.21.51.51.40.02.40.8
New Zealand1.40.52.32.92.20.41.90.9

 

Table 5: Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by Regional Council (2012)
Notes:
  1. The Regional Council area of the school each student was located in.
  2. The Chatham Islands County is a separate county outside the standard Regional Council boundaries.
  3. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  4. x = for this category there were less than 5 students in the denominator.
  5. n = no students in the denominator for this category.
  6. The New Zealand total includes students from all Regional Council areas including those with less than 5 expulsions and/or students.
  7. For this indicator ethnicity is prioritised in the order of Māori, Pasifika, Asian, other groups except European/Pākehā, and European/Pākehā.
  8. For this indicator European/Pākehā refers to people who affiliate as New Zealand European, Other European or European (not further defined).  For example, this includes and is not limited to people who consider themselves as Australian (excluding Australian Aborigines), British and Irish, American, Spanish, and Ukrainian.
Regional Council1TotalGenderEthnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPasifikaAsianOtherEuropean/ Pākehā
Northland Region4.41.27.88.50.00.00.01.7
Auckland Region1.60.72.62.12.90.72.91.2
Waikato Region1.60.72.54.50.00.00.00.6
Bay of Plenty Region0.80.01.51.30.00.00.00.5
Gisborne Region0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Hawkes Bay Region1.20.02.51.60.00.00.01.2
Taranaki Region0.80.01.61.70.00.00.00.5
Manawatu-Wanganui Region3.21.54.96.50.00.00.02.2
Wellington Region0.50.00.91.10.80.00.00.3
Tasman Region1.10.02.00.00.00.00.01.2
Nelson Region2.10.04.05.50.00.00.01.7
Marlborough Region0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
West Coast Region0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Canterbury Region0.90.31.51.50.00.03.60.9
Otago Region0.70.01.32.36.90.00.00.3
Southland Region0.50.00.90.00.00.00.00.6
Chatham Islands County2nnnnnnnn
New Zealand Total1.40.52.32.92.20.41.90.9
 
Table 6: Age-standardised expulsion rates per 1,000 students, by Territorial Authority/Local Board (2012)
Notes:
  1. The Territorial Authority area of the school each student was located in. For the Auckland supercity this is further broken up into wards.
  2. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  3. x = for this category there were less than 5 students in the denominator.
  4. n = no students in the denominator for this category.
  5. The New Zealand total includes students from all Territorial Authority areas including those with less than 5 expulsions and/or students.
  6. For this indicator ethnicity is prioritised in the order of Māori, Pasifika, Asian, other groups except European/Pākehā, and European/Pākehā.
  7. For this indicator European/Pākehā refers to people who affiliate as New Zealand European, Other European or European (not further defined).  For example, this includes and is not limited to people who consider themselves as Australian (excluding Australian Aborigines), British and Irish, American, Spanish, and Ukrainian.
Territorial Authority1TotalGenderEthnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPasifikaAsianOtherEuropean/ Pākehā
Far North District8.11.614.512.30.00.00.02.2
Whangarei District1.61.12.23.40.00.00.00.9
Kaipara District6.40.013.510.20.00.0x5.2
Auckland- Rodney 
0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auckland- Hibiscus and Bays 
2.30.04.720.40.00.016.30.7
Auckland- Upper Harbour 
0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auckland- Kaipatiki 
0.90.01.50.00.04.40.00.0
Auckland- Devonport-Takapuna 
2.11.52.80.09.91.30.02.5
Auckland- Henderson-Massey 
2.71.63.82.15.62.40.01.9
Auckland- Waitakere Ranges 
0.00.00.00.0nnnn
Auckland- Great Barrier 
nnnnnnnn
Auckland- Waiheke 
0.00.00.00.00.0xx0.0
Auckland- Waitemata 
0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auckland- Whau 
2.20.04.03.42.60.00.02.9
Auckland- Albert-Eden 
0.70.01.30.06.20.00.00.0
Auckland- Puketapapa 
3.82.25.39.47.20.011.76.1
Auckland- Orakei 
1.60.02.80.06.60.00.01.3
Auckland- Maungakiekie-Tamaki 
4.15.52.94.63.35.20.05.8
Auckland- Howick 
0.50.01.00.00.00.05.40.6
Auckland- Mangere-Otahuhu 
2.40.05.63.81.60.030.80.0
Auckland- Otara-Papatoetoe 
2.30.04.10.03.30.00.014.1
Auckland- Manurewa 
0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auckland- Papakura 
4.73.65.86.77.77.90.02.1
Auckland- Franklin 
0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Thames-Coromandel District7.25.48.619.70.00.00.03.5
Hauraki District1.80.03.56.70.00.0x0.0
Waikato District1.50.03.13.10.00.00.00.0
Matamata-Piako District2.80.05.318.00.00.00.00.0
Hamilton City0.70.51.02.10.00.00.00.4
Waipa District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Otorohanga District14.417.412.334.1xx0.00.0
South Waikato District4.30.07.94.40.00.0x5.7
Waitomo District0.00.00.00.00.0x0.00.0
Taupo District0.00.00.00.00.00.0x0.0
Western Bay of Plenty District0.00.00.00.00.00.0x0.0
Tauranga City1.30.02.63.20.00.00.00.9
Rotorua District0.60.01.11.20.00.00.00.0
Whakatane District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Kawerau District0.00.00.00.0xxn0.0
Opotiki District0.00.00.00.0xnx0.0
Gisborne District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Wairoa District0.00.00.00.0nnn0.0
Hastings District1.00.02.03.70.00.00.00.0
Napier City1.80.03.80.00.00.00.02.7
Central Hawke's Bay District0.00.00.00.00.00.0x0.0
New Plymouth District1.00.02.12.70.00.00.00.7
Stratford District0.00.00.00.0xxx0.0
South Taranaki District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Ruapehu District0.00.00.00.0xxx0.0
Wanganui District1.02.00.03.00.00.00.00.0
Rangitikei District13.19.222.434.30.00.0x5.0
Manawatu District4.80.09.612.40.00.00.02.4
Palmerston North City3.20.06.04.20.00.00.03.7
Tararua District0.00.00.00.0x0.0x0.0
Horowhenua District3.13.13.18.30.00.0x0.0
Kapiti Coast District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Porirua City0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Upper Hutt City0.90.01.30.018.70.00.00.0
Lower Hutt City0.90.02.12.50.00.00.00.9
Wellington City0.50.00.92.10.00.00.00.4
Masterton District0.00.00.00.00.00.0x0.0
Carterton District0.0xxnnnn0.0
South Wairarapa District0.00.00.00.00.00.0x0.0
Tasman District1.10.02.00.00.00.00.01.2
Nelson City2.10.04.05.50.00.00.01.7
Marlborough District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Kaikoura District15.60.038.30.0nnx26.6
Buller District0.00.00.00.0x0.00.00.0
Grey District0.00.00.00.00.0x0.00.0
Westland District0.00.00.00.0xxn0.0
Hurunui District0.00.00.00.0xxx0.0
Waimakariri District2.00.04.49.90.00.092.90.0
Christchurch City0.60.31.01.10.00.00.00.7
Selwyn District2.32.22.50.00.00.00.02.8
Ashburton District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Timaru District0.80.01.80.00.00.00.01.0
Mackenzie District0.00.00.00.0xxn0.0
Waimate District0.00.00.00.0x0.0x0.0
Chatham Islands Territorynnnnnnnn
Waitaki District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Central Otago District0.00.00.00.0x0.0x0.0
Queenstown-Lakes District0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Dunedin City1.10.02.23.98.80.00.00.5
Clutha District0.00.00.00.0xx0.00.0
Southland District0.00.00.00.0x0.0x0.0
Gore District0.00.00.00.0x0.0x0.0
Invercargill City0.70.01.40.00.00.00.00.9
New Zealand1.40.52.32.92.20.41.90.9
 
Table 7: Percentage of expulsions, by behaviour (2000 to 2012)
Notes:
  1. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  2. "Other" category includes sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, weapons, and other harmful or dangerous behaviour.
YearBehaviour
Continual DisobedienceDrugs (Including Substance Abuse)Physical Assault on Other StudentsPhysical Assault on StaffVerbal Assault on Other StudentsVerbal Assault on StaffSmoking or AlcoholTheft, Vandalism or ArsonOther
200022.432.39.43.11.06.84.211.59.4
200126.024.715.33.32.06.06.77.38.7
200223.528.418.51.91.22.56.29.38.6
200323.822.616.13.03.06.04.211.310.1
200423.025.922.21.50.73.05.27.411.1
200527.821.922.52.60.02.02.611.39.3
200625.812.918.13.21.31.35.812.918.7
200723.616.320.26.71.74.54.511.211.2
200822.719.525.36.50.64.51.39.79.7
200925.325.816.81.60.52.63.711.612.1
201022.434.312.92.50.55.01.58.512.4
201122.225.322.82.50.61.91.911.111.7
201224.825.516.87.31.51.51.58.013.1
 
Table 8: Age-standardised rate per 1,000 students of expulsions, by behaviour (2000-2012)
Notes:
  1. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  2. "Other" category includes sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, weapons, and other harmful or dangerous behaviour.
YearBehaviour
Continual DisobedienceDrugs (Including Substance Abuse)Physical Assault on Other StudentsPhysical Assault on StaffVerbal Assault on Other StudentsVerbal Assault on StaffSmoking or AlcoholTheft, Vandalism or ArsonOtherTotal
20000.60.80.20.10.00.20.10.30.22.5
20010.50.50.30.10.00.10.10.10.22.0
20020.50.60.40.00.00.10.10.20.22.1
20030.50.50.30.10.10.10.10.20.22.1
20040.40.40.40.00.00.00.10.10.21.6
20050.50.40.40.00.00.00.00.20.21.8
20060.50.20.30.10.00.00.10.20.31.8
20070.50.30.40.10.00.10.10.20.21.9
20080.40.30.40.10.00.10.00.20.21.7
20090.50.50.30.00.00.10.10.20.22.0
20100.50.70.30.10.00.10.00.20.32.1
20110.40.40.40.00.00.00.00.20.21.6
20120.30.40.20.10.00.00.00.10.21.4
 
Table 9: Percentage of expulsions for each behaviour, by gender (2012)
Notes:
  1. International fee paying students, correspondence school students, adult students (age>19), and private students are excluded.
  2. "Other" category includes sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, weapons, and other harmful or dangerous behaviour.
Behaviour TypeGenderTotal
FemaleMale
Continual Disobedience18.226.124.8
Drugs (Including Substance Abuse)13.627.825.5
Physical Assault on Other Students22.715.716.8
Physical Assault on Staff9.17.07.3
Verbal Assault on Other Students0.01.71.5
Verbal Assault on Staff4.50.91.5
Smoking or Alcohol0.01.71.5
Theft, Vandalism or Arson9.17.88.0
Other22.711.313.1
Total100.0100.0100.0

 

 


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