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Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In the City of Vincent, the have a higher 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 Vincent.

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

Local workers qualifications
City of Vincent - All industries20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree6,30934.223.44,39329.820.2+1,916
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,27212.39.91,79712.29.2+475
Certificate IV Level5963.23.23362.32.2+260
Certificate III Level2,08011.317.91,67911.416.8+401
Certificate I and II Level1791.01.31801.21.2-1
Certificate Level, nfd3381.81.93852.62.1-47
No qualification6,34534.438.75,21235.443.2+1,133
Inadequately described or not stated3311.83.87435.05.1-412

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 Vincent: 34.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Vincent: 12.3% Certificate IV Level, City of Vincent: 3.2% Certificate III Level, City of Vincent: 11.3% Certificate I and II Level, City of Vincent: 1.0% Certificate Level, nfd, City of Vincent: 1.8% No qualification, City of Vincent: 34.4%
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 Vincent - All industries: +1,916 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Vincent - All industries: +475 Certificate IV Level, City of Vincent - All industries: +260 Certificate III Level, City of Vincent - All industries: +401 Certificate I and II Level, City of Vincent - All industries: -1 Certificate Level, nfd, City of Vincent - All industries: -47 No qualification, City of Vincent - All industries: +1,133
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 Vincent in 2011 compared to Western Australia 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, 63.8% of the held educational qualifications, and 34.4% 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 Vincent and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degrees (34.2% compared to 23.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (12.3% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Certificate III Levels (11.3% compared to 17.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with No qualifications (34.4% compared to 38.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+1,916 local workers)
  • No qualifications (+1,133 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+475 local workers)
  • Certificate III Levels (+401 local workers)

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