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Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In Adelaide Hills Council, the have a similar proportion with tertiary qualifications compared to South Australia.

Qualification levels help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of local workers in a particular industry.

The level of qualifications in a workforce relate to a number of factors including:

  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry;
  • The professional or working ambitions of people (to seek education as youth or retraining as adults);
  • The opportunities afforded to people to continue studying beyond compulsory schooling.

Educational Qualification statistics should be looked at in conjunction with Field of qualification and Occupation data for a full education analysis for Adelaide Hills Council.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers qualifications
Adelaide Hills Council - All industries20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree1,99722.322.41,66719.318.9+330
Advanced Diploma or Diploma95910.79.587610.18.6+83
Certificate IV Level2783.13.51912.22.6+87
Certificate III Level1,39015.516.61,28514.916.0+105
Certificate I and II Level1521.71.61191.41.5+33
Certificate Level, nfd1822.02.02032.32.2-21
No qualification3,89343.540.83,89245.045.6+1
Inadequately described or not stated1081.23.64104.74.7-302

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers qualification, 2011
Local workers qualification, 2011 Bachelor or Higher degree, South Australia: 22.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, South Australia: 9.5% Certificate IV Level, South Australia: 3.5% Certificate III Level, South Australia: 16.6% Certificate I and II Level, South Australia: 1.6% Certificate Level, nfd, South Australia: 2.0% No qualification, South Australia: 40.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Adelaide Hills Council: 22.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Adelaide Hills Council: 10.7% Certificate IV Level, Adelaide Hills Council: 3.1% Certificate III Level, Adelaide Hills Council: 15.5% Certificate I and II Level, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.7% Certificate Level, nfd, Adelaide Hills Council: 2.0% No qualification, Adelaide Hills Council: 43.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers qualification, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers qualification, 2006 to 2011 Bachelor or Higher degree, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: +330 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: +83 Certificate IV Level, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: +87 Certificate III Level, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: +105 Certificate I and II Level, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: +33 Certificate Level, nfd, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -21 No qualification, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: +1
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the in Adelaide Hills Council in 2011 compared to South Australia shows that there was a similar proportion holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a higher proportion with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 55.3% of the held educational qualifications, and 43.5% had no qualifications, compared with 55.6% and 40.8% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the qualifications held by the in Adelaide Hills Council and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers with No qualifications (43.5% compared to 40.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (10.7% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Certificate III Levels (15.5% compared to 16.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Certificate IV Levels (3.1% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the in Adelaide Hills Council between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+330 local workers)
  • Certificate III Levels (+105 local workers)
  • Certificate IV Levels (+87 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+83 local workers)

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