City of Mandurah
Local workers - Qualifications - All industries
In the City of Mandurah, the workforce has a lower proportion with University qualifications compared to Health Care and Social Assistance.
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|
|City of Mandurah - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Qualification level||Number||%||Health Care and Social Assistance||Number||%||Health Care and Social Assistance||2011 - 2016|
|Bachelor or Higher degree||4,099||19.2||32.8||2,693||14.5||25.4||+1,406|
|Advanced Diploma or Diploma||2,425||11.4||17.7||1,727||9.3||15.4||+698|
|Certificate I and II Level||380||1.8||1.2||353||1.9||1.3||+27|
|Certificate III & IV Level||4,853||22.8||20.6||4,025||21.7||20.1||+828|
|Certificate Level, nfd||576||2.7||3.2||400||2.2||3.6||+176|
|Inadequately described or not stated||654||3.1||3.1||871||4.7||6.1||-217|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the qualifications of the in the City of Mandurah in 2016 compared to Health Care and Social Assistance 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, 57.9% of the workers who held educational qualifications, and 39.0% had no qualifications, compared with 75.5% and 21.4% respectively for Health Care and Social Assistance.
The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce of the City of Mandurah and Health Care and Social Assistance were:
- A larger percentage of local workers with No qualification (39.0% compared to 21.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degree (19.2% compared to 32.8%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers with Advanced Diploma or Diploma (11.4% compared to 17.7%)
- A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate III & IV Level (22.8% compared to 20.6%)
The largest changes in the qualifications held by the workforce in the City of Mandurah between 2011 and 2016 were:
- Bachelor or Higher degree (+1,406 local workers)
- Certificate III & IV Level (+828 local workers)
- Advanced Diploma or Diploma (+698 local workers)
- No qualification (-201 local workers)