City of Boroondara
Local workers - Qualifications - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
In the City of Boroondara, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing workforce has a higher proportion with University 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers qualifications|
|City of Boroondara - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||2016||2011||Change|
|Qualification level||Number||%||Victoria||Number||%||Victoria||2011 - 2016|
|Bachelor or Higher degree||82||50.3||12.7||47||46.5||9.8||+35|
|Advanced Diploma or Diploma||18||11.0||9.7||19||18.8||8.6||-1|
|Certificate I and II Level||--||0||1.2||0||0||1.1||--|
|Certificate III & IV Level||21||12.9||21.4||6||5.9||18.5||+15|
|Certificate Level, nfd||--||0||1.9||0||0||1.4||--|
|Inadequately described or not stated||8||4.9||4.1||0||0||4.9||+8|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the qualifications of the in the City of Boroondara in 2016 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, 74.2% of the workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) who held educational qualifications, and 20.9% had no qualifications, compared with 46.9% and 49.1% respectively for Victoria.
The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of the City of Boroondara and Victoria were:
- A larger percentage of local workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) with Bachelor or Higher degree (50.3% compared to 12.7%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) with No qualification (20.9% compared to 49.1%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) with Certificate III & IV Level (12.9% compared to 21.4%)
- A larger percentage of local workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) with Advanced Diploma or Diploma (11.0% compared to 9.7%)
The largest changes in the qualifications held by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing workforce in the City of Boroondara between 2011 and 2016 were:
- Bachelor or Higher degree (+35 local workers)
- Certificate III & IV Level (+15 local workers)
- No qualification (+5 local workers)
- Advanced Diploma or Diploma (-1 local workers)