Gladstone Regional Council area
Local workers - Qualifications - Other Services
In Gladstone Regional Council area, the Other Services workforce has a higher proportion with University qualifications compared to Queensland.
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|
|Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services||2016||2011||Change|
|Qualification level||Number||%||Queensland||Number||%||Queensland||2011 - 2016|
|Bachelor or Higher degree||50||5.4||12.3||46||4.9||9.7||+4|
|Advanced Diploma or Diploma||70||7.6||11.5||51||5.5||9.3||+19|
|Certificate I and II Level||14||1.5||1.2||11||1.2||1.2||+3|
|Certificate III & IV Level||498||53.9||43.5||473||50.8||43.5||+25|
|Certificate Level, nfd||13||1.4||1.9||11||1.2||1.5||+2|
|Inadequately described or not stated||11||1.2||2.4||33||3.5||3.1||-22|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the qualifications of the in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 69.8% of the workers (Other Services) who held educational qualifications, and 29.0% had no qualifications, compared with 70.4% and 27.2% respectively for Queensland.
The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce (Other Services) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of local workers (Other Services) with Certificate III & IV Level (53.9% compared to 43.5%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Other Services) with Bachelor or Higher degree (5.4% compared to 12.3%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Other Services) with Advanced Diploma or Diploma (7.6% compared to 11.5%)
- A larger percentage of local workers (Other Services) with No qualification (29.0% compared to 27.2%)
The largest changes in the qualifications held by the Other Services workforce in Gladstone Regional Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:
- No qualification (-39 local workers)
- Certificate III & IV Level (+25 local workers)
- Advanced Diploma or Diploma (+19 local workers)
- Bachelor or Higher degree (+4 local workers)