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140 people in Park Lands had a tertiary qualification in 2011.

Educational Qualifications relate to education outside of primary and secondary school and are one of the most important indicators of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Employment Status, Income and Occupation, Park Lands's Educational Qualifications help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of the area and identify skill gaps in the labour market.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the level of the highest qualification the person has completed?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Highest qualification achieved
Park Lands - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
12839.035.810235.732.0+26
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
123.77.6175.97.6-5
Vocational
206.17.951.77.5+15
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification9729.634.28630.134.7+11
Not stated
7121.614.47626.618.2-5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest qualification achieved, 2011
Highest qualification achieved, 2011 Not stated, City of Adelaide: 14.4% No qualification, City of Adelaide: 34.2% Vocational, City of Adelaide: 7.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Adelaide: 7.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Adelaide: 35.8% Not stated, Park Lands: 21.6% No qualification, Park Lands: 29.6% Vocational, Park Lands: 6.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Park Lands: 3.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Park Lands: 39.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Park Lands: -5 No qualification, Park Lands: +11 Vocational, Park Lands: +15 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Park Lands: -5 Bachelor or Higher degree, Park Lands: +26
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the population in Park Lands in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), as well as a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 48.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 29.6% had no qualifications, compared with 51.4% and 34.2% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Park Lands and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (39.0% compared to 35.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (29.6% compared to 34.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (3.7% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (6.1% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Park Lands between 2006 and 2011.

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