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Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In the City of Casey, the have a lower proportion with tertiary qualifications compared to Victoria.

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 City of Casey.

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

Local workers qualifications
City of Casey - All industries20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree9,96420.729.17,26517.126.0+2,699
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5,02010.410.53,6218.59.3+1,399
Certificate IV Level1,6403.43.08612.02.3+779
Certificate III Level8,12316.814.96,85116.114.4+1,272
Certificate I and II Level6991.41.15681.31.1+131
Certificate Level, nfd8541.81.68161.91.8+38
No qualification21,39844.436.120,21047.540.2+1,188
Inadequately described or not stated5241.13.72,3265.54.9-1,802

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, Victoria: 29.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Victoria: 10.5% Certificate IV Level, Victoria: 3.0% Certificate III Level, Victoria: 14.9% Certificate I and II Level, Victoria: 1.1% Certificate Level, nfd, Victoria: 1.6% No qualification, Victoria: 36.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Casey: 20.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Casey: 10.4% Certificate IV Level, City of Casey: 3.4% Certificate III Level, City of Casey: 16.8% Certificate I and II Level, City of Casey: 1.4% Certificate Level, nfd, City of Casey: 1.8% No qualification, City of Casey: 44.4%
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, City of Casey - All industries: +2,699 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Casey - All industries: +1,399 Certificate IV Level, City of Casey - All industries: +779 Certificate III Level, City of Casey - All industries: +1,272 Certificate I and II Level, City of Casey - All industries: +131 Certificate Level, nfd, City of Casey - All industries: +38 No qualification, City of Casey - All industries: +1,188
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 the City of Casey in 2011 compared to Victoria shows that there was a lower proportion holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a higher proportion with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 54.5% of the held educational qualifications, and 44.4% had no qualifications, compared with 60.1% and 36.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the qualifications held by the in the City of Casey and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers with No qualifications (44.4% compared to 36.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate III Levels (16.8% compared to 14.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate IV Levels (3.4% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degrees (20.7% compared to 29.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the in the City of Casey between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+2,699 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+1,399 local workers)
  • Certificate III Levels (+1,272 local workers)
  • No qualifications (+1,188 local workers)

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