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Resident workers - Qualifications

[Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Sum_Quals].{0:0.0}% of the resident workers in Coffs Harbour City have qualifications, compared to [Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Sum_BM_Quals].{0:0.0}% for New South Wales.

Education is an essential means of building the knowledge and skill levels of the labour force, which is a key factor in achieving future economic and social development.

The level of educational attainment for Coffs Harbour City's resident workforce relates to a number of factors including:

  • The age structure of the resident workforce;
  • The professional or social ambitions of people to obtain qualifications (that is, to seek education and retraining);
  • The opportunities afforded to people to continue studying beyond compulsory schooling, and;
  • The knowledge and skill requirements of the local industries.

Qualification should be looked at in conjunction with Income, Occupation and Field of qualification for a clearer picture of the knowledge and skill level of Coffs Harbour City's local resident workers.

When comparing the Qualifications of local resident worker with local workers, Qualifications statistics indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers qualifications, 2016
Resident workers qualifications, 2016
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers qualifications, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers qualifications, 2011 to 2016
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 resident workers in Coffs Harbour City in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a [Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Compare_Quals] proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), [Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Compare_Join] [Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Compare_NoQuals] proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, [Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Sum_Quals].{0:0.0}% of the resident workers held educational qualifications, and [Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Sum_NoQuals].{0:0.0}% had no qualifications, compared with [Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Sum_BM_Quals].{0:0.0}% and [Econ_LF_Qualifications].[Sum_BM_NoQuals].{0:0.0}% respectively for New South Wales.

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