Education improves people’s abilities to meet their basic needs, widens the range of career options open to them, and allows them more control over the direction their lives take.
In New Zealand, formal education is compulsory for those aged 6 to 16 years. Early childhood education and tertiary study are optional.
The proportion of adults aged 25 to 34 years who have completed a level 4 or higher-level qualification.
The proportion of students who attended early childhood education in the six months prior to starting school.