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Resident workers - Qualifications

84.5% of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) in the City of Moreland have qualifications, compared to 81.7% for Victoria.

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 the City of Moreland'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 City of Moreland'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
City of Moreland 20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree5,71160.448.24,28953.643.1+1,422
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,19412.615.999212.414.0+202
Certificate I and II Level610.61.0640.81.2-3
Certificate III & IV Level8499.014.47909.914.8+59
Certificate Level, nfd1691.82.41401.72.3+29
No qualification1,26313.415.31,39817.519.5-135
Inadequately described or not stated2062.23.03304.15.2-124

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers qualifications, 2016
Resident workers qualifications, 2016 Bachelor or Higher degree, Victoria - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 48.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Victoria - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 15.9% Certificate I and II Level, Victoria - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 1.0% Certificate III & IV Level, Victoria - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 14.4% Certificate Level, nfd, Victoria - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 2.4% No qualification, Victoria - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 15.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 3.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance : 60.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance : 12.6% Certificate I and II Level, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance : 0.6% Certificate III & IV Level, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance : 9.0% Certificate Level, nfd, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.8% No qualification, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance : 13.4% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance : 2.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers qualifications, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers qualifications, 2011 to 2016 Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance: +1,422 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance: +202 Certificate I and II Level, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance: -3 Certificate III & IV Level, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance: +59 Certificate Level, nfd, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance: +29 No qualification, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance: -135 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Moreland - Health Care and Social Assistance: -124
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 (Health Care and Social Assistance) in the City of Moreland in 2016 compared to Victoria shows that there was a higher proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 84.5% of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) held educational qualifications, and 13.4% had no qualifications, compared with 81.7% and 15.3% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between qualifications held by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) of the City of Moreland and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) with Bachelor or Higher degrees (60.4% compared to 48.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) with Certificate III & IV Levels (9.0% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (12.6% compared to 15.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) with No qualifications (13.4% compared to 15.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) in the City of Moreland between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+1,422 people )
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+202 people )
  • No qualifications (-135 people )
  • Certificate III & IV Levels (+59 people )

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