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Local workers - Qualifications - Financial and Insurance Services

In the Scenic Rim Regional Council, the Financial and Insurance Services workforce has a lower proportion with University qualifications compared to Queensland.

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.

Educational Qualification statistics should be looked at in conjunction with Field of qualification and Occupations data for a full education analysis for the Scenic Rim Regional Council.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers qualifications
Scenic Rim Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services 20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2011 - 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree1611.933.0118.427.5+5
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2720.118.31410.715.9+13
Certificate I and II Level32.21.243.11.7-1
Certificate III & IV Level2921.612.82619.811.6+3
Certificate Level, nfd64.52.343.12.1+2
No qualification5339.630.56851.938.3-15
Inadequately described or not stated--02.043.12.9--
Total Persons134100.0100.0131100.0100.0+3

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

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the in the Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 60.4% of the workers (Financial and Insurance Services) who held educational qualifications, and 39.6% had no qualifications, compared with 67.5% and 30.5% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce (Financial and Insurance Services) of the Scenic Rim Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers (Financial and Insurance Services) with Bachelor or Higher degree (11.9% compared to 33.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers (Financial and Insurance Services) with No qualification (39.6% compared to 30.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers (Financial and Insurance Services) with Certificate III & IV Level (21.6% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers (Financial and Insurance Services) with Certificate Level, nfd (4.5% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the Financial and Insurance Services workforce in the Scenic Rim Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • No qualification (-15 local workers)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diploma (+13 local workers)
  • Bachelor or Higher degree (+5 local workers)
  • Certificate III & IV Level (+3 local workers)

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