Background

There are two primary schools in this area, one is Nawton Primary School – a decile two school. The other is Crawshaw primary which is a decile one school. The latest census statistics (2006) also reflect a community that struggles with poverty and a high dropout rate from formal education. Some statistics from this census are listed below.

Income:

  • For people aged 15 years and over, the median income (half earn more, and half less, than this amount) in Nawton is $24,800.
  • For people aged 15 years and over, the median income (half earn more, and half less, than this amount) in Crawshaw is $22,100..
  • 41.4 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Nawton have an annual income of $20,000.
  • 46.1 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Crawshaw have an annual income of $20,000.

Income for People Aged 15 Years and Over
Nawton and Waikato Region, 2006 Census

Income for People Aged 15 Years and Over
Crawshaw and Waikato Region, 2006 Census



Education:

  • 34.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Nawton have a post-school qualification
  • 30.5 percent of people aged 15 years and over in Crawshaw have a post-school qualification
  • In Nawton, 30.8 percent of people aged 15 years and over have no formal qualification.
  • In Crawshaw, 40.1 percent of people aged 15 years and over have no formal qualifications.


Highest Qualification for People
Aged 15 Years and Over

Nawton and Waikato Region, 2006 Census

Highest Qualification for People
Aged 15 Years and Over

Crawshaw and Waikato Region, 2006 Census


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