City of Casey

Local workers - Qualifications - All industries

In the City of Casey, the workforce has a lower 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.

Educational Qualification statistics should be looked at in conjunction with Field of qualification and Occupations data for a full education analysis for the City of Casey.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
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Local workers qualifications
City of Casey - All industries 20212016Change
Qualification levelNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2021
Bachelor or Higher degree24,64930.039.015,35123.933.3+9,298
Advanced Diploma or Diploma10,68813.011.57,89912.311.5+2,789
Certificate I and II Level9391.11.08201.31.0+119
Certificate III & IV Level15,32118.617.113,08520.418.1+2,236
Certificate Level, nfd1,3631.71.51,2632.01.8+100
No qualification27,46033.427.823,96237.331.6+3,498
Inadequately described or not stated1,8332.22.21,8582.92.8-25
Total Persons82,253100.0100.064,238100.0100.0+18,015

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the in the City of Casey in 2021 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, 64.4% of the workers who held educational qualifications, and 33.4% had no qualifications, compared with 70.1% and 27.8% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce of the City of Casey and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degree (30.0% compared to 39.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with No qualification (33.4% compared to 27.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate III & IV Level (18.6% compared to 17.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers with Advanced Diploma or Diploma (13.0% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the workforce in the City of Casey between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • Bachelor or Higher degree (+9,298 local workers)
  • No qualification (+3,498 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diploma (+2,789 local workers)
  • Certificate III & IV Level (+2,236 local workers)

City of Casey

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