Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council
Local workers - Qualifications - All industries
In Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council, the workforce has a lower proportion with University qualifications compared to South Australia.
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|
|Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Qualification level||Number||%||South Australia||Number||%||South Australia||2011 - 2016|
|Bachelor or Higher degree||761||18.5||25.9||684||16.8||22.1||+77|
|Advanced Diploma or Diploma||423||10.3||10.6||364||8.9||9.4||+59|
|Certificate I and II Level||94||2.3||1.5||82||2.0||1.6||+12|
|Certificate III & IV Level||941||22.9||21.4||837||20.5||20.0||+104|
|Certificate Level, nfd||114||2.8||2.2||88||2.2||1.9||+26|
|Inadequately described or not stated||117||2.8||2.7||142||3.5||3.9||-25|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the qualifications of the in Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council in 2016 compared to South Australia 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, 56.8% of the workers who held educational qualifications, and 40.4% had no qualifications, compared with 61.5% and 35.8% respectively for South Australia.
The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce of Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council and South Australia were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers with Bachelor or Higher degree (18.5% compared to 25.9%)
- A larger percentage of local workers with No qualification (40.4% compared to 35.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate III & IV Level (22.9% compared to 21.4%)
- A larger percentage of local workers with Certificate I and II Level (2.3% compared to 1.5%)
The largest changes in the qualifications held by the workforce in Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council between 2011 and 2016 were:
- No qualification (-219 local workers)
- Certificate III & IV Level (+104 local workers)
- Bachelor or Higher degree (+77 local workers)
- Advanced Diploma or Diploma (+59 local workers)