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Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In Redland City, the have a lower proportion with tertiary qualifications compared to Queensland.

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 Redland City.

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

Local workers qualifications
Redland City - All industries20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree6,45418.221.85,09915.918.5+1,355
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3,67310.49.42,8769.08.3+797
Certificate IV Level1,0743.03.15931.82.1+481
Certificate III Level6,50618.318.55,47617.017.6+1,030
Certificate I and II Level6111.71.54501.41.4+161
Certificate Level, nfd7132.01.76191.91.9+94
No qualification16,00145.140.415,38447.945.8+617
Inadequately described or not stated4361.23.61,6235.14.5-1,187

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, Queensland: 21.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Queensland: 9.4% Certificate IV Level, Queensland: 3.1% Certificate III Level, Queensland: 18.5% Certificate I and II Level, Queensland: 1.5% Certificate Level, nfd, Queensland: 1.7% No qualification, Queensland: 40.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Redland City: 18.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Redland City: 10.4% Certificate IV Level, Redland City: 3.0% Certificate III Level, Redland City: 18.3% Certificate I and II Level, Redland City: 1.7% Certificate Level, nfd, Redland City: 2.0% No qualification, Redland City: 45.1%
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, Redland City - All industries: +1,355 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Redland City - All industries: +797 Certificate IV Level, Redland City - All industries: +481 Certificate III Level, Redland City - All industries: +1,030 Certificate I and II Level, Redland City - All industries: +161 Certificate Level, nfd, Redland City - All industries: +94 No qualification, Redland City - All industries: +617
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 Redland City in 2011 compared to Queensland 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, 53.7% of the held educational qualifications, and 45.1% had no qualifications, compared with 56.0% and 40.4% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the qualifications held by the in Redland City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers with No qualifications (45.1% compared to 40.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (10.4% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate Level, nfds (2.0% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degrees (18.2% compared to 21.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+1,355 local workers)
  • Certificate III Levels (+1,030 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+797 local workers)
  • No qualifications (+617 local workers)

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