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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Resident workers - Qualifications

48.1% of the female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area have qualifications, compared to 53.8% for NSW.

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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area's female resident workforce relates to a number of factors including:

  • The age structure of the female 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area'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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Females20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%NSW%Number%NSW%2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree3614.822.33112.618.4+5
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2811.512.7187.311.5+10
Certificate I and II Level52.12.483.22.9-3
Certificate III & IV Level3614.812.73614.611.00
Certificate Level, nfd124.93.762.43.2+6
No qualification11949.042.813855.947.2-19
Inadequately described or not stated72.93.4104.05.7-3

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, NSW - Transport, Postal and Warehousing female  : 22.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, NSW - Transport, Postal and Warehousing female  : 12.7% Certificate I and II Level, NSW - Transport, Postal and Warehousing female  : 2.4% Certificate III & IV Level, NSW - Transport, Postal and Warehousing female  : 12.7% Certificate Level, nfd, NSW - Transport, Postal and Warehousing female  : 3.7% No qualification, NSW - Transport, Postal and Warehousing female  : 42.8% Inadequately described or not stated, NSW - Transport, Postal and Warehousing female  : 3.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 14.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 11.5% Certificate I and II Level, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 2.1% Certificate III & IV Level, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 14.8% Certificate Level, nfd, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 4.9% No qualification, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 49.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 2.9%
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, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: +5 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: +10 Certificate I and II Level, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: -3 Certificate III & IV Level, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 0 Certificate Level, nfd, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: +6 No qualification, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: -19 Inadequately described or not stated, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: -3
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 female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2016 compared to NSW shows that there was a lower proportion of females holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a higher proportion of females with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 48.1% of the female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) held educational qualifications, and 49.0% had no qualifications, compared with 53.8% and 42.8% respectively for NSW.

The major differences between qualifications held by the female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) with No qualifications (49.0% compared to 42.8%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) with Certificate III & IV Levels (14.8% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) with Certificate Level, nfds (4.9% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) with Bachelor or Higher degrees (14.8% compared to 22.3%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the qualifications held by the female resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area between 2011 and 2016.

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