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Workforce - Qualifications - All industries

Within the City of Monash, the workforce has a higher proportion with tertiary qualifications than Victoria.

Qualification levels help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of 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 Monash.

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

Workforce qualifications
City of Monash - All industries20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree33,17937.029.127,40431.026.0+5,775
Advanced Diploma or Diploma10,77312.010.59,35810.69.3+1,415
Certificate IV Level2,4622.73.01,7982.02.3+664
Certificate III Level10,70311.914.911,24712.714.4-544
Certificate I and II Level8360.91.17490.81.1+87
Certificate Level, nfd1,3981.61.61,6051.81.8-207
No qualification29,35832.736.132,00336.240.2-2,645
Inadequately described or not stated1,0141.13.74,1454.74.9-3,131

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

Workforce qualification, 2011
Workforce 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 Monash: 37.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Monash: 12.0% Certificate IV Level, City of Monash: 2.7% Certificate III Level, City of Monash: 11.9% Certificate I and II Level, City of Monash: 0.9% Certificate Level, nfd, City of Monash: 1.6% No qualification, City of Monash: 32.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in workforce qualification, 2006 to 2011
Change in workforce qualification, 2006 to 2011 Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Monash - All industries: +5,775 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Monash - All industries: +1,415 Certificate IV Level, City of Monash - All industries: +664 Certificate III Level, City of Monash - All industries: -544 Certificate I and II Level, City of Monash - All industries: +87 Certificate Level, nfd, City of Monash - All industries: -207 No qualification, City of Monash - All industries: -2,645
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 workforce in the City of Monash in 2011 compared to Victoria shows that there was a higher proportion holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a lower proportion with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 66.1% of the workforce held educational qualifications, and 32.7% had no qualifications, compared with 60.1% and 36.1% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Bachelor or Higher degrees (37.0% compared to 29.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (12.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with No qualifications (32.7% compared to 36.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Certificate III Levels (11.9% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+5,775 people)
  • No qualifications (-2,645 people)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+1,415 people)
  • Certificate IV Levels (+664 people)

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