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Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In the City of Wyndham, the have a lower proportion with tertiary qualifications compared to Victoria.

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 Wyndham.

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

Local workers qualifications
City of Wyndham - All industries20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree9,17421.129.16,30717.226.0+2,867
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3,8999.010.52,7347.49.3+1,165
Certificate IV Level1,2212.83.06801.92.3+541
Certificate III Level7,03616.214.96,05016.514.4+986
Certificate I and II Level5141.21.14021.11.1+112
Certificate Level, nfd7041.61.66031.61.8+101
No qualification20,44947.136.117,88148.740.2+2,568
Inadequately described or not stated4030.93.72,0915.74.9-1,688

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, 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 Wyndham: 21.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Wyndham: 9.0% Certificate IV Level, City of Wyndham: 2.8% Certificate III Level, City of Wyndham: 16.2% Certificate I and II Level, City of Wyndham: 1.2% Certificate Level, nfd, City of Wyndham: 1.6% No qualification, City of Wyndham: 47.1%
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 Wyndham - All industries: +2,867 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,165 Certificate IV Level, City of Wyndham - All industries: +541 Certificate III Level, City of Wyndham - All industries: +986 Certificate I and II Level, City of Wyndham - All industries: +112 Certificate Level, nfd, City of Wyndham - All industries: +101 No qualification, City of Wyndham - All industries: +2,568
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 Wyndham in 2011 compared to Victoria 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, 52.0% of the held educational qualifications, and 47.1% had no qualifications, compared with 60.1% and 36.1% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers with No qualifications (47.1% compared to 36.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate III Levels (16.2% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degrees (21.1% compared to 29.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (9.0% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+2,867 local workers)
  • No qualifications (+2,568 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+1,165 local workers)
  • Certificate III Levels (+986 local workers)

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