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1,587 people in South East Corner 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, South East Corner'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
South East Corner - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,35040.435.81,06733.932.0+283
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2377.17.62598.27.6-22
Vocational
2928.77.92889.27.5+4
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification95228.534.298631.434.7-34
Not stated
50815.214.454517.318.2-37

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, South East Corner: 15.2% No qualification, South East Corner: 28.5% Vocational, South East Corner: 8.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, South East Corner: 7.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, South East Corner: 40.4%
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, South East Corner: -37 No qualification, South East Corner: -34 Vocational, South East Corner: +4 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, South East Corner: -22 Bachelor or Higher degree, South East Corner: +283
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 South East Corner in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 56.3% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 28.5% 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 South East Corner and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (40.4% compared to 35.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (28.5% compared to 34.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the qualifications of the population in South East Corner between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+283 persons)