Vocational Pathway Awards

Data Tables

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

Index of Tables

Table 1: Number and percent of all school leavers who achieved NCEA Level 2 with one or more Vocational Pathways Award by ethnic group & gender (2014 to 2017)

Notes:

  1. For this indicator students who identified in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group, but only once in the total.
  2. MELAA stands for Middle Eastern/Latin American/African.
  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.
  4. Students may be awarded more than one Vocational Pathway Award.  For this indicator a student is counted with their first Vocational Pathway Award, and is counted only once.  To see the number of Vocational Pathway Awards given out see tab 7: Vocational Pathway Awards by type.
  5. Students may be awarded more than one Vocational Pathway Award.  For this indicator students with more than one Vocational Pathway Award are counted only once.  To see the number of Vocational Pathway Awards given out see tab 7: Vocational Pathway Awards by type.
Gender / Ethnic Group2014201520162017
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Māori 2,519 20.6% 2,681 20.7% 3,524 25.8% 4,071 26.5%
Pacific 1,516 23.5% 1,446 21.4% 1,837 26.5% 1,988 27.2%
Asian 1,823 28.7% 1,825 27.8% 2,036 31.1% 2,425 34.3%
MELAA 347 29.0% 353 28.1% 383 30.8% 442 32.1%
Other 129 29.1% 110 26.3% 141 30.5% 178 35.8%
European/Pākehā 12,850 34.9% 12,832 34.2% 13,873 36.9% 15,026 38.3%
Female 10,400 36.0% 10,449 35.6% 11,365 38.4% 12,672 40.5%
Male 7,666 25.3% 7,486 24.1% 8,661 27.9% 9,160 28.5%
All Leavers 18,066 30.5% 17,935 29.7% 20,026 33.0% 21,832 34.4%

Table 2: Percentage of school leavers with NCEA Level 2 or above and a Vocational Pathway Award, by school quintile (2017)

Notes:

  1. For this indicator students who identified in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group, but only once in the total.
  2. MELAA stands for Middle Eastern/Latin American/African.
  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.
  4. Schools in the lowest quintile (quintile 1) draw their students from communities with the highest degree of socio-economic disadvantage.
Quintile All LeaversGender Ethnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPacificAsianMELAAOther European/ Pākehā
Quintile 01 24.3% 28.5% 20.1% 22.2% 24.2% 35.3% 23.8% 24.2% 25.0%
Quintile 02 30.5% 36.9% 24.7% 25.7% 28.2% 37.1% 30.6% 41.8% 32.9%
Quintile 03 34.1% 41.2% 27.1% 27.1% 26.0% 37.2% 28.8% 38.2% 36.4%
Quintile 04 39.8% 47.1% 33.5% 32.1% 31.9% 36.9% 31.8% 41.1% 42.2%
Quintile 05 43.0% 50.3% 35.6% 43.7% 38.1% 32.1% 40.1% 33.3% 45.9%

Table 3: Percentage of school leavers with NCEA Level 2 or above and a Vocational Pathway Award, by Education Region (2017)

Notes:

  1. For this indicator students who identified in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group, but only once in the total.
  2. MELAA stands for Middle Eastern/Latin American/African.
  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.
  4. Not Applicable includes students attending homeschool, students whose school campus covers more than one region, and students with no regional information available.
  5. x = for this category there were less than 5 school leavers.
  6. The New Zealand total includes students from all Education Regions including those with less than 5 school leavers.
Education Region1 All LeaversGender Ethnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPacificAsianMELAAOther European/ Pākehā
Tai Tokerau 34.1% 41.4% 26.7% 28.6% 25.7% 41.3% 45.0% 50.0% 38.1%
Auckland 35.9% 43.3% 29.0% 28.6% 28.6% 33.1% 37.1% 40.0% 42.5%
Waikato 31.3% 36.1% 27.0% 23.8% 23.7% 37.3% 26.6% 28.0% 35.4%
Bay of Plenty, Waiariki 32.6% 39.7% 25.8% 27.9% 26.6% 37.7% 37.5% 38.1% 35.5%
Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu 34.9% 43.3% 27.1% 25.8% 22.3% 40.6% 38.9% 27.3% 37.6%
Hawke's Bay, Tairāwhiti 37.4% 41.7% 33.1% 31.4% 28.2% 31.4% 17.4% 50.0% 44.3%
Wellington 35.0% 40.5% 29.7% 25.9% 25.1% 37.1% 25.1% 16.7% 39.3%
Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast 34.6% 42.7% 27.0% 21.5% 26.8% 27.5% 15.4% 72.7% 37.1%
Canterbury and Chatham Islands 36.7% 42.7% 31.1% 27.0% 24.6% 35.3% 28.7% 25.9% 39.0%
Otago, Southland 38.9% 46.6% 31.4% 29.6% 27.0% 42.1% 23.4% 42.9% 40.6%
Correspondence School 15.8% 17.0% 13.5% 12.2% 14.0% 21.0% 20.8% 20.0% 16.4%
Not Applicable 19.3% 20.0% 18.1% 21.0% 25.0% 29.2% x x 18.2%
New Zealand Total 34.4% 40.5% 28.5% 26.5% 27.2% 34.3% 32.1% 35.8% 38.3%

Table 4: Percentage of school leavers with NCEA Level 2 or above and a Vocational Pathway Award, by Regional Council (2017)

Notes:

  1. For this indicator students who identified in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group, but only once in the total.
  2. MELAA stands for Middle Eastern/Latin American/African.
  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.
  4. Not Applicable includes students whose school campus covers more than one region and students with no regional information available.
  5. x = for this category there were less than 5 school leavers.
  6. The New Zealand total includes students from all Regional Council areas including those with less than 5 school leavers.
Regional Council All LeaversGender Ethnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPacificAsianMELAAOther European/ Pākehā
Northland Region 34.1% 41.4% 26.7% 28.6% 25.7% 41.3% 45.0% 50.0% 38.1%
Auckland Region 36.0% 43.4% 29.1% 28.9% 28.5% 33.1% 37.3% 40.0% 42.7%
Waikato Region 30.7% 35.4% 26.4% 22.8% 24.0% 36.5% 26.1% 26.7% 34.7%
Bay of Plenty Region 33.3% 41.0% 26.1% 28.6% 27.2% 39.2% 39.4% 38.9% 36.4%
Gisborne Region 34.4% 39.0% 30.0% 33.0% 39.1% 37.5% x x 40.5%
Hawkes Bay Region 38.3% 42.5% 34.0% 30.5% 26.7% 30.8% 18.2% 42.1% 45.0%
Taranaki Region 35.5% 45.1% 26.7% 24.0% 22.2% 54.3% 31.6% 45.5% 37.7%
Manawatu-Whanganui Region 33.3% 41.1% 26.2% 26.1% 23.3% 37.4% 38.5% 20.8% 36.4%
Wellington Region 35.6% 40.9% 30.6% 26.8% 25.2% 36.9% 25.7% 15.0% 40.0%
Tasman Region 37.7% 46.8% 29.7% 24.1% 28.6% 25.0% x 80.0% 39.6%
Nelson Region 37.6% 45.0% 30.3% 25.2% 36.4% 28.3% 13.3% x 40.4%
Marlborough Region 34.8% 44.3% 26.8% 20.3% 15.8% 33.3% 16.7% x 38.7%
West Coast Region 20.9% 27.5% 14.4% 14.5% 25.0% x x x 21.3%
Canterbury Region 36.7% 42.7% 31.0% 26.9% 24.6% 35.3% 28.7% 25.9% 39.0%
Otago Region 43.3% 51.9% 35.1% 34.6% 27.3% 44.2% 24.3% 45.0% 44.9%
Southland Region 29.9% 36.1% 23.5% 23.8% 26.3% 35.0% 20.0% 37.5% 31.3%
Correspondence School 15.8% 17.0% 13.5% 12.2% 14.0% 21.0% 20.8% 20.0% 16.4%
Not Applicable 19.3% 20.0% 18.1% 21.0% 25.0% 29.2% x x 18.2%
New Zealand Total 34.4% 40.5% 28.5% 26.5% 27.2% 34.3% 32.1% 35.8% 38.3%

Table 5: Percentage of school leavers with NCEA Level 2 or above and a Vocational Pathway Award, by Territorial Authority with Auckland local board (2017)

Notes:

  1. For this indicator students who identified in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group, but only once in the total.
  2. MELAA stands for Middle Eastern/Latin American/African.
  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.
  4. x = for this category there were less than 5 school leavers.
  5. Not Applicable includes students whose school campus covers more than one Territorial Authority and students with no regional information available.
  6. The New Zealand total includes students from all Territorial Authority areas including those with less than 5 school leavers.
Territorial Authority with Auckland Local Board All LeaversGender Ethnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPacificAsianMELAAOther European/ Pākehā
Far North District 33.8% 39.7% 28.2% 29.7% 25.6% 33.3% x 28.6% 41.7%
Whangarei District 35.0% 44.1% 25.6% 28.2% 22.4% 47.1% 50.0% 70.0% 36.8%
Kaipara District 29.7% 33.3% 25.6% 23.3% 44.4% 37.5% x x 35.1%
Auckland - Rodney 40.6% 52.5% 31.0% 31.3% 28.6% 55.6% 60.0% 60.0% 42.5%
Auckland - Hibiscus and Bays 47.6% 56.8% 38.9% 32.6% 32.1% 40.6% 29.7% x 49.4%
Auckland - Upper Harbour 40.8% 47.1% 35.2% 33.1% 28.9% 36.4% 47.2% 27.3% 42.6%
Auckland - Kaipatiki 44.4% 47.5% 41.0% 30.9% 32.9% 43.0% 50.0% x 50.9%
Auckland - Devonport-Takapuna 47.1% 57.5% 37.5% 59.6% 47.5% 37.6% 44.8% 54.5% 50.8%
Auckland - Henderson-Massey 33.4% 38.4% 28.5% 27.8% 28.2% 32.3% 37.1% 33.3% 36.7%
Auckland - Waitakere Ranges 57.1% 42.9% 64.3% 61.1% n n n n x
Auckland - Waiheke 45.6% 53.3% 39.5% 41.7% x x x n 46.6%
Auckland - Waitemata 35.4% 46.1% 21.8% 36.5% 40.1% 25.2% 31.8% 28.6% 36.4%
Auckland - Whau 34.8% 42.0% 28.6% 27.3% 28.5% 31.6% 26.7% 0.0% 45.7%
Auckland - Albert-Eden 36.6% 46.3% 25.0% 44.2% 38.3% 24.9% 38.9% 33.3% 42.1%
Auckland - Puketapapa 34.5% 38.2% 31.3% 35.6% 26.5% 36.2% 28.3% 60.0% 40.2%
Auckland - Orakei 45.9% 53.9% 38.9% 43.5% 44.0% 46.3% 25.0% 30.0% 47.4%
Auckland - Maungakiekie-Tamaki 28.2% 35.8% 22.3% 19.9% 24.3% 42.5% 10.0% 50.0% 31.0%
Auckland - Howick 38.8% 44.8% 33.6% 34.9% 32.6% 28.7% 42.6% 36.4% 46.7%
Auckland - Mangere-Otahuhu 26.4% 33.5% 18.6% 27.3% 28.3% 18.5% 26.7% 66.7% 21.3%
Auckland - Otara-Papatoetoe 30.1% 37.5% 25.2% 24.8% 25.4% 46.7% 54.5% x 31.7%
Auckland - Manurewa 22.9% 27.6% 18.5% 15.9% 20.9% 42.8% 34.8% x 24.0%
Auckland - Papakura 25.9% 33.1% 18.9% 19.8% 17.7% 25.0% 22.7% 50.0% 34.0%
Auckland - Franklin 34.5% 43.2% 27.3% 26.5% 25.8% 36.0% 55.6% x 39.2%
Auckland - Unknown 2.4% 0.0% 6.7% x x x n x 2.7%
Thames-Coromandel District 22.1% 26.6% 17.3% 16.1% 0.0% 14.3% x n 26.4%
Hauraki District 35.7% 48.6% 25.6% 21.9% 40.0% 20.0% 20.0% x 41.2%
Waikato District 23.2% 29.7% 17.6% 16.3% 38.5% 40.0% 16.7% x 27.8%
Matamata-Piako District 29.0% 41.5% 18.0% 22.2% 42.9% 40.0% 75.0% x 28.4%
Hamilton City 31.7% 33.7% 29.9% 24.7% 23.3% 37.3% 21.6% 31.6% 35.2%
Waipa District 42.9% 49.8% 35.4% 31.2% 35.0% 40.0% 50.0% x 46.2%
Otorohanga District 25.0% 21.2% 27.5% 28.3% x n x n 24.4%
South Waikato District 19.8% 23.5% 16.7% 21.8% 12.9% 38.5% x n 22.1%
Waitomo District 21.0% 26.1% 16.9% 20.5% x n x n 23.7%
Taupo District 27.2% 29.0% 25.4% 22.6% 21.4% 22.2% 28.6% 20.0% 28.7%
Western Bay of Plenty District 34.6% 49.0% 20.9% 28.3% 15.8% 40.0% n x 38.0%
Tauranga City 34.0% 42.1% 26.2% 26.3% 23.4% 40.2% 38.1% 40.0% 36.7%
Rotorua District 33.3% 39.5% 27.7% 31.2% 31.9% 33.9% 37.5% x 35.2%
Whakatane District 34.0% 40.9% 28.1% 32.8% 35.7% 50.0% x 20.0% 35.6%
Kawerau District 17.1% 23.1% 11.6% 16.7% x x n n 7.7%
Opotiki District 19.5% 23.1% 16.7% 18.6% x n n n 37.5%
Gisborne District 34.4% 39.0% 30.0% 33.0% 39.1% 37.5% x x 40.5%
Wairoa District 13.8% 11.3% 17.1% 14.8% n n n n 0.0%
Hastings District 38.8% 42.3% 35.3% 31.1% 23.5% 29.8% 20.0% 46.2% 45.9%
Napier City 41.5% 46.0% 36.3% 34.0% 35.4% 27.6% 16.7% 40.0% 46.2%
Central Hawke's Bay District 30.1% 44.0% 22.9% 31.3% x x n x 29.9%
New Plymouth District 39.7% 49.3% 31.4% 27.7% 25.0% 54.3% 33.3% 40.0% 42.3%
Stratford District 26.8% 41.7% 8.7% 25.0% x 80.0% x n 25.0%
South Taranaki District 23.1% 31.1% 15.2% 14.3% 14.3% 33.3% x x 25.1%
Ruapehu District 29.4% 33.3% 25.5% 29.5% x x x n 31.6%
Whanganui District 38.2% 48.7% 28.6% 29.9% 36.7% 59.3% x x 40.9%
Rangitikei District 35.7% 42.0% 24.6% 25.0% 0.0% x n x 42.9%
Manawatu District 42.3% 51.4% 34.7% 41.0% 66.7% 25.0% n x 43.9%
Palmerston North City 31.3% 37.7% 25.7% 23.4% 17.0% 33.0% 43.3% 21.4% 33.6%
Tararua District 27.2% 35.2% 20.4% 13.7% 33.3% x n n 32.1%
Horowhenua District 28.0% 36.3% 20.6% 24.5% 22.9% 41.7% x x 30.6%
Kapiti Coast District 40.9% 46.9% 35.2% 34.2% 22.2% 30.3% 50.0% x 43.2%
Porirua City 24.6% 29.4% 20.5% 25.8% 20.0% 25.0% 10.5% x 30.9%
Upper Hutt City 33.9% 38.5% 31.7% 26.4% 28.2% 51.9% 26.7% x 35.0%
Lower Hutt City 26.0% 31.9% 19.3% 20.3% 19.6% 30.8% 19.4% 12.5% 30.3%
Wellington City 40.9% 45.3% 36.4% 32.1% 33.0% 37.9% 27.2% 5.3% 45.2%
Masterton District 38.3% 46.1% 29.1% 25.3% 31.8% 40.0% x x 41.3%
Carterton District 57.1% x x n n n n n 66.7%
South Wairarapa District 27.4% 31.5% 23.7% 20.5% x x n x 29.5%
Tasman District 37.7% 46.8% 29.7% 24.1% 28.6% 25.0% x 80.0% 39.6%
Nelson City 37.6% 45.0% 30.3% 25.2% 36.4% 28.3% 13.3% x 40.4%
Marlborough District 34.8% 44.3% 26.8% 20.3% 15.8% 33.3% 16.7% x 38.7%
Kaikoura District 23.1% 31.3% 10.0% 14.3% n n n n 25.0%
Buller District 29.7% 36.1% 23.7% 22.2% n n x n 30.0%
Grey District 15.2% 23.8% 7.1% 9.7% 0.0% x x n 16.1%
Westland District 25.4% 27.3% 23.3% 15.0% x n n x 25.0%
Hurunui District 42.1% 39.3% 44.8% 28.6% x x n n 42.6%
Waimakariri District 34.5% 38.8% 30.2% 19.6% 35.7% 50.0% 42.9% x 35.7%
Christchurch City 38.2% 44.4% 32.3% 27.6% 24.4% 34.2% 27.3% 25.0% 41.4%
Selwyn District 34.5% 42.3% 26.8% 26.8% 42.9% 60.0% 40.0% x 34.4%
Ashburton District 34.2% 41.6% 28.1% 30.0% 15.0% 48.0% x x 34.4%
Timaru District 32.0% 36.5% 27.7% 27.5% 15.4% 31.8% 38.5% x 33.6%
Mackenzie District 30.0% 23.5% 34.8% x n 0.0% n n 33.3%
Waimate District 27.1% 40.0% 13.0% x x x x n 27.9%
Waitaki District 28.2% 33.5% 22.4% 14.3% 31.6% 23.1% x x 29.9%
Central Otago District 40.5% 52.8% 28.6% 27.6% x 40.0% x x 42.4%
Queenstown-Lakes District 52.7% 65.6% 41.6% 50.0% x 56.7% 36.4% x 53.5%
Dunedin City 45.7% 54.1% 37.7% 36.7% 23.2% 43.2% 27.8% 45.5% 47.7%
Clutha District 37.0% 44.0% 30.0% 45.2% 40.0% 44.4% x x 35.4%
Southland District 31.3% 38.1% 25.4% 31.9% n 46.7% x x 31.1%
Gore District 27.0% 31.0% 22.8% 20.8% x x x x 28.0%
Invercargill City 30.0% 36.5% 23.0% 22.3% 25.0% 30.4% 40.0% 16.7% 32.1%
Correspondence School 15.8% 17.0% 13.5% 12.2% 14.0% 21.0% 20.8% 20.0% 16.4%
Not Applicable 18.6% 19.6% 17.0% 19.1% 21.7% 28.0% x x 17.7%
New Zealand Total 34.4% 40.5% 28.5% 26.5% 27.2% 34.3% 32.1% 35.8% 38.3%

Table 6: Percentage of school leavers with NCEA Level 2 or above and a Vocational Pathway Award, by Electorate (2017)

Notes:

  1. For this indicator students who identified in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group, but only once in the total.
  2. MELAA stands for Middle Eastern/Latin American/African.
  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.
  4. Not Applicable includes the correspondence school, students attending homeschool, students whose school campus covers more than one electorate, and students with no regional information available.
  5. x = for this category there were less than 5 school leavers.
  6. The New Zealand total includes students from all Electorate areas including those with less than 5 school leavers.
Electorate All LeaversGender Ethnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPacificAsianMELAAOther European/ Pākehā
Auckland Central 45.4% 50.7% 23.5% 37.7% 43.8% 45.5% 38.5% x 49.2%
Bay of Plenty 19.8% 19.4% 20.2% 15.7% 10.0% 20.0% x x 21.7%
Botany 42.7% 49.2% 36.9% 36.4% 24.9% 45.7% 55.7% 40.0% 49.2%
Christchurch Central 30.2% 34.1% 27.2% 25.8% 23.4% 16.2% 18.4% 30.0% 33.8%
Christchurch East 32.2% 40.1% 27.6% 17.7% 20.7% 21.1% 22.2% n 39.2%
Clutha-Southland 37.8% 45.0% 30.6% 36.5% 45.5% 48.0% 22.2% 80.0% 37.7%
Coromandel 30.1% 39.8% 21.1% 20.3% 22.2% 10.0% 46.2% x 33.8%
Dunedin North 45.0% 55.8% 32.2% 38.5% 20.6% 44.8% 25.0% 50.0% 47.1%
Dunedin South 45.7% 49.4% 43.4% 32.2% 27.3% 39.1% 33.3% x 47.8%
East Coast 32.1% 37.7% 27.0% 30.2% 37.2% 47.6% 40.0% 50.0% 37.6%
East Coast Bays 44.2% 50.1% 39.0% 38.2% 31.3% 37.4% 46.3% 25.0% 46.4%
Epsom 30.2% 42.9% 15.8% 44.6% 35.5% 18.4% 28.6% 37.5% 35.0%
Hamilton East 33.4% 33.8% 33.2% 24.3% 29.7% 38.8% 20.3% 33.3% 36.4%
Hamilton West 28.6% 33.7% 19.2% 25.0% 18.6% 34.0% 23.7% x 32.5%
Helensville 35.2% 41.2% 31.1% 29.3% 20.0% x n x 39.1%
Hunua 31.1% 37.8% 25.5% 26.0% 26.4% 21.0% 31.8% 42.9% 37.9%
Hutt South 29.3% 35.0% 22.1% 23.6% 24.3% 30.0% 18.2% 14.3% 32.9%
Ilam 47.5% 51.9% 41.1% 38.5% 31.7% 49.1% 37.5% x 48.2%
Invercargill 30.3% 36.9% 23.2% 22.9% 25.7% 36.0% 40.0% 16.7% 32.2%
Kaikoura 35.1% 43.2% 28.0% 20.9% 19.0% 36.4% 16.7% n 38.6%
Kelston 33.9% 39.0% 29.6% 35.8% 29.3% 35.3% 23.5% x 42.9%
Mana 34.4% 39.1% 30.0% 28.9% 19.7% 30.0% 20.8% x 42.9%
Mangere 27.0% 32.2% 23.7% 25.3% 25.4% 41.3% 36.4% 60.0% 12.5%
Manukau East 30.0% 38.0% 22.4% 25.8% 29.7% 37.0% 40.0% x 25.3%
Manurewa 24.3% 29.0% 19.7% 17.5% 21.9% 47.7% 35.7% x 28.0%
Maungakiekie 29.9% 38.7% 22.6% 23.6% 23.5% 41.3% 11.1% 47.6% 34.4%
Mt Albert 44.1% 49.7% 39.0% 39.1% 37.5% 42.6% 45.2% x 48.5%
Mt Roskill 28.3% 29.2% 27.4% 35.9% 23.2% 29.4% 34.4% x 29.9%
Napier 39.3% 43.3% 34.7% 31.1% 35.4% 27.6% 16.7% 40.0% 45.8%
Nelson 39.3% 47.4% 31.5% 28.1% 41.7% 28.6% 13.3% 75.0% 41.3%
New Lynn 40.7% 50.0% 32.5% 23.5% 29.1% 38.9% 26.7% x 47.7%
New Plymouth 39.2% 49.2% 30.3% 26.3% 25.0% 54.3% 37.5% 45.5% 42.0%
North Shore 47.1% 57.5% 37.5% 59.6% 47.5% 37.6% 44.8% 54.5% 50.8%
Northcote 44.9% 47.9% 41.6% 30.9% 32.9% 43.5% 50.0% x 51.6%
Northland 33.4% 39.0% 27.8% 29.0% 27.3% 41.4% x 25.0% 39.7%
Not Applicable 14.7% 16.2% 12.3% 11.5% 13.2% 21.2% 20.4% 15.9% 15.4%
Ohariu 46.0% 51.8% 40.9% 34.6% 37.8% 43.0% 36.4% x 50.9%
Otaki 30.0% 37.4% 23.1% 26.2% 22.2% 26.7% 14.3% x 32.9%
Pakuranga 35.1% 40.6% 30.3% 31.8% 30.0% 20.7% 31.7% 33.3% 45.5%
Palmerston North 32.6% 39.0% 27.1% 26.0% 16.9% 33.3% 42.9% 25.0% 34.5%
Papakura 25.4% 30.9% 20.0% 19.1% 18.5% 28.3% 25.8% 42.9% 32.2%
Port Hills 41.7% 43.4% 40.0% 38.9% 12.5% 36.4% 33.3% x 43.6%
Rangitata 30.4% 36.2% 25.4% 24.6% 12.5% 37.2% 28.6% x 31.9%
Rangitikei 37.5% 44.7% 30.0% 32.0% 33.3% 22.7% x x 41.2%
Rimutaka 28.4% 31.6% 26.6% 20.9% 18.3% 50.8% 25.0% 20.0% 31.9%
Rodney 45.0% 58.0% 32.5% 28.4% 33.3% 41.5% 33.3% 33.3% 47.0%
Rongotai 38.2% 44.6% 35.6% 38.5% 35.9% 36.2% 19.6% 20.0% 41.6%
Rotorua 33.9% 41.0% 27.4% 31.1% 28.8% 35.9% 37.5% x 36.7%
Selwyn 34.2% 41.7% 26.8% 27.0% 37.5% 56.3% 40.0% x 34.3%
Tamaki 41.1% 50.8% 36.0% 28.0% 32.8% 46.2% 25.0% 36.4% 47.1%
Taranaki-King Country 27.2% 29.3% 25.4% 20.4% 21.1% 25.0% 20.0% n 32.2%
Taupo 35.1% 41.0% 29.1% 27.3% 20.7% 37.0% 35.7% 16.7% 40.2%
Tauranga 35.8% 44.8% 27.1% 27.9% 25.4% 41.2% 42.1% 40.4% 38.6%
Te Atatu 35.3% 38.8% 31.4% 31.5% 29.8% 38.1% 38.8% x 35.7%
Tukituki 38.5% 41.9% 35.3% 30.2% 23.5% 29.8% 20.0% 46.2% 45.9%
Upper Harbour 27.6% 35.5% 21.3% 19.4% 23.9% 11.5% 28.6% x 35.3%
Waikato 26.0% 36.4% 17.3% 17.5% 44.4% 48.3% 33.3% x 28.6%
Waimakariri 34.8% 39.4% 30.3% 19.6% 35.7% 50.0% 42.9% x 36.1%
Wairarapa 34.0% 42.6% 25.5% 22.9% 28.1% 52.4% x x 37.4%
Waitaki 39.3% 46.7% 32.1% 32.7% 33.3% 32.4% 10.0% 42.9% 40.6%
Wellington Central 40.4% 43.3% 29.6% 25.0% 23.8% 35.8% 31.6% 0.0% 44.4%
West Coast-Tasman 25.0% 31.9% 18.5% 13.5% 15.4% x x x 27.1%
Whanganui 33.5% 44.0% 23.5% 25.7% 30.8% 59.5% 33.3% x 35.4%
Whangarei 35.0% 44.1% 25.6% 27.9% 22.4% 47.1% 50.0% 70.0% 37.0%
Wigram 38.4% 49.2% 29.7% 26.6% 25.7% 35.0% 31.8% x 44.3%
New Zealand Total 34.4% 40.5% 28.5% 26.5% 27.2% 34.3% 32.1% 35.8% 38.3%

Table 7: Percentage distribution of Vocational Pathway Awards by Award Type, School Leaver ethnicity and gender (2017)

Notes:

  1. For this indicator the denominator is school leavers with one or more vocational pathway awards
  2. For this indicator students who identified in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group, but only once in the total.
  3. MELAA stands for Middle Eastern/Latin American/African.
  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. Manufacturing and Technology includes information and communication technologies.
  6. Students can achieve more than one Vocational Pathway Award, and they have been counted against each award they have achieved.
Vocational Pathway Award Type All Leavers with a VP AwardGender Ethnic Group
FemaleMaleMāoriPacificAsianMELAAOther European/ Pākehā
Construction and Infrastructure 5.3% 1.5% 10.7% 4.9% 5.4% 4.7% 7.0% 9.6% 5.4%
Manufacturing and Technology 8.0% 1.6% 16.8% 4.7% 2.8% 12.5% 10.9% 13.5% 8.3%
Primary Industries  4.9% 3.1% 7.3% 6.9% 1.2% 0.6% 2.0% 3.9% 5.4%
Service Industries 31.7% 36.8% 24.7% 44.1% 43.9% 21.2% 26.0% 24.2% 29.5%
Social and Community Services 5.2% 7.6% 2.0% 4.0% 4.9% 4.5% 5.4% 2.8% 5.7%
Creative Industries 60.0% 62.6% 56.3% 50.5% 53.0% 71.3% 63.3% 64.6% 61.2%

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