Burwood Council area
Local workers - Qualifications - All industries
In Burwood Council area, the workforce has a higher proportion with University qualifications compared to New South Wales.
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|
|Burwood Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Qualification level||Number||%||New South Wales||Number||%||New South Wales||2011 - 2016|
|Bachelor or Higher degree||7,050||42.4||32.6||6,107||37.3||27.9||+943|
|Advanced Diploma or Diploma||2,099||12.6||11.1||1,976||12.1||10.5||+123|
|Certificate I and II Level||151||0.9||1.2||189||1.2||1.4||-38|
|Certificate III & IV Level||1,747||10.5||18.7||1,750||10.7||18.8||-3|
|Certificate Level, nfd||383||2.3||2.3||346||2.1||1.9||+37|
|Inadequately described or not stated||476||2.9||2.9||838||5.1||4.5||-362|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the qualifications of the in Burwood Council area in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 68.7% of the workers who held educational qualifications, and 28.4% had no qualifications, compared with 65.9% and 31.1% respectively for New South Wales.
The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce of Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degree (42.4% compared to 32.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers with Certificate III & IV Level (10.5% compared to 18.7%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers with No qualification (28.4% compared to 31.1%)
- A larger percentage of local workers with Advanced Diploma or Diploma (12.6% compared to 11.1%)
The largest changes in the qualifications held by the workforce in Burwood Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:
- Bachelor or Higher degree (+943 local workers)
- No qualification (-454 local workers)
- Advanced Diploma or Diploma (+123 local workers)
- Certificate I and II Level (-38 local workers)