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Resident workers - Qualifications

53.5% of the resident workers (Manufacturing) in the Scenic Rim Regional Council have qualifications, compared to 56.0% for Queensland.

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 Scenic Rim Regional Council'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 Scenic Rim Regional Council'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
Scenic Rim Regional Council 20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree746.411.6725.08.9+2
Advanced Diploma or Diploma938.17.9745.26.2+19
Certificate I and II Level201.71.3201.41.20
Certificate III & IV Level40134.933.548834.132.2-87
Certificate Level, nfd272.31.8120.81.3+15
No qualification50043.541.671950.246.3-219
Inadequately described or not stated353.02.4473.33.8-12

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, Queensland - Manufacturing  : 11.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Queensland - Manufacturing  : 7.9% Certificate I and II Level, Queensland - Manufacturing  : 1.3% Certificate III & IV Level, Queensland - Manufacturing  : 33.5% Certificate Level, nfd, Queensland - Manufacturing  : 1.8% No qualification, Queensland - Manufacturing  : 41.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Manufacturing  : 2.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing : 6.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing : 8.1% Certificate I and II Level, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing : 1.7% Certificate III & IV Level, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing : 34.9% Certificate Level, nfd, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing : 2.3% No qualification, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing : 43.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing : 3.0%
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, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing: +2 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing: +19 Certificate I and II Level, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing: 0 Certificate III & IV Level, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing: -87 Certificate Level, nfd, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing: +15 No qualification, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing: -219 Inadequately described or not stated, Scenic Rim Regional Council - Manufacturing: -12
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 (Manufacturing) in the Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a lower proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 53.5% of the resident workers (Manufacturing) held educational qualifications, and 43.5% had no qualifications, compared with 56.0% and 41.6% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between qualifications held by the resident workers (Manufacturing) of the Scenic Rim Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Manufacturing) with No qualifications (43.5% compared to 41.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Manufacturing) with Certificate III & IV Levels (34.9% compared to 33.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Manufacturing) with Bachelor or Higher degrees (6.4% compared to 11.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the resident workers (Manufacturing) in the Scenic Rim Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • No qualifications (-219 people )
  • Certificate III & IV Levels (-87 people )

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