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Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In the City of Joondalup, the have a similar proportion with tertiary qualifications compared to Western 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 City of Joondalup.

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

Local workers qualifications
City of Joondalup - All industries20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree9,18323.823.46,66420.320.2+2,519
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4,43311.59.93,48810.69.2+945
Certificate IV Level1,2633.33.27542.32.2+509
Certificate III Level4,99112.917.94,23612.916.8+755
Certificate I and II Level5001.31.34081.21.2+92
Certificate Level, nfd8442.21.97662.32.1+78
No qualification16,61643.138.714,61644.643.2+2,000
Inadequately described or not stated7381.93.81,8565.75.1-1,118

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, Western Australia: 23.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Western Australia: 9.9% Certificate IV Level, Western Australia: 3.2% Certificate III Level, Western Australia: 17.9% Certificate I and II Level, Western Australia: 1.3% Certificate Level, nfd, Western Australia: 1.9% No qualification, Western Australia: 38.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Joondalup: 23.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Joondalup: 11.5% Certificate IV Level, City of Joondalup: 3.3% Certificate III Level, City of Joondalup: 12.9% Certificate I and II Level, City of Joondalup: 1.3% Certificate Level, nfd, City of Joondalup: 2.2% No qualification, City of Joondalup: 43.1%
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 Joondalup - All industries: +2,519 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Joondalup - All industries: +945 Certificate IV Level, City of Joondalup - All industries: +509 Certificate III Level, City of Joondalup - All industries: +755 Certificate I and II Level, City of Joondalup - All industries: +92 Certificate Level, nfd, City of Joondalup - All industries: +78 No qualification, City of Joondalup - All industries: +2,000
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 Joondalup in 2011 compared to Western Australia 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, 55.0% of the held educational qualifications, and 43.1% had no qualifications, compared with 57.5% and 38.7% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the qualifications held by the in the City of Joondalup and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers with No qualifications (43.1% compared to 38.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (11.5% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degrees (23.8% compared to 23.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Certificate III Levels (12.9% compared to 17.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+2,519 local workers)
  • No qualifications (+2,000 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+945 local workers)
  • Certificate III Levels (+755 local workers)

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