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Goulburn Mulwaree Council area

Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In Goulburn Mulwaree Council area, the have a lower proportion with tertiary qualifications compared to New South Wales.

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 Goulburn Mulwaree Council area.

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

Local workers qualifications
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - All industries20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree1,56115.928.21,40913.724.4+152
Advanced Diploma or Diploma9409.610.68968.79.8+44
Certificate IV Level4844.93.33653.52.5+119
Certificate III Level1,93419.715.61,92218.715.6+12
Certificate I and II Level1841.91.41931.91.5-9
Certificate Level, nfd2322.42.02652.62.4-33
No qualification4,29643.934.64,61444.838.3-318
Inadequately described or not stated1631.74.26406.25.5-477

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, New South Wales: 28.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, New South Wales: 10.6% Certificate IV Level, New South Wales: 3.3% Certificate III Level, New South Wales: 15.6% Certificate I and II Level, New South Wales: 1.4% Certificate Level, nfd, New South Wales: 2.0% No qualification, New South Wales: 34.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 15.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 9.6% Certificate IV Level, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 4.9% Certificate III Level, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 19.7% Certificate I and II Level, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 1.9% Certificate Level, nfd, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 2.4% No qualification, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 43.9%
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, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - All industries: +152 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - All industries: +44 Certificate IV Level, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - All industries: +119 Certificate III Level, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - All industries: +12 Certificate I and II Level, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - All industries: -9 Certificate Level, nfd, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - All industries: -33 No qualification, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area - All industries: -318
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 Goulburn Mulwaree Council area in 2011 compared to New South Wales 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 43.9% had no qualifications, compared with 61.2% and 34.6% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the qualifications held by the in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers with No qualifications (43.9% compared to 34.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate III Levels (19.7% compared to 15.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate IV Levels (4.9% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degrees (15.9% compared to 28.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • No qualifications (-318 local workers)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+152 local workers)
  • Certificate IV Levels (+119 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+44 local workers)

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