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Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In the City of Brimbank, the workforce has a higher proportion with tertiary qualifications compared to the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce.

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 Brimbank.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Brimbank in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers qualifications
City of Brimbank - All industries20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%Transport, Postal and Warehousing %Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree16,73525.215.512,04520.711.5+4,690
Advanced Diploma or Diploma7,19910.810.75,2449.08.2+1,955
Certificate I and II Level6731.01.16711.21.2+2
Certificate III & IV Level12,91519.417.011,00818.916.6+1,907
Certificate Level, nfd1,2531.92.38991.51.7+354
No qualification25,69938.650.725,53443.956.2+165
Inadequately described or not stated2,0203.02.72,8124.84.7-792

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers qualification, 2016
Local workers qualification, 2016 Bachelor or Higher degree, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 15.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 10.7% Certificate I and II Level, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 1.1% Certificate III & IV Level, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 17.0% Certificate Level, nfd, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 2.3% No qualification, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 50.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, All industries: 25.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, All industries: 10.8% Certificate I and II Level, All industries: 1.0% Certificate III & IV Level, All industries: 19.4% Certificate Level, nfd, All industries: 1.9% No qualification, All industries: 38.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers qualification, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers qualification, 2011 to 2016 Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Brimbank - All industries: +4,690 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,955 Certificate I and II Level, City of Brimbank - All industries: +2 Certificate III & IV Level, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,907 Certificate Level, nfd, City of Brimbank - All industries: +354 No qualification, City of Brimbank - All industries: +165
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce within City of Brimbank 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, 38.9% of the held educational qualifications, and 38.6% had no qualifications, compared with 29.6% and 50.7% respectively for the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce within City of Brimbank.

The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce in the City of Brimbank and the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degrees (25.2% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate III & IV Levels (19.4% compared to 17.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with No qualifications (38.6% compared to 50.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Certificate Level, nfds (1.9% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the workforce in the City of Brimbank between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+4,690 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+1,955 local workers)
  • Certificate III & IV Levels (+1,907 local workers)
  • Certificate Level, nfds (+354 local workers)

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