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South West Corner

Qualifications

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657 people in South West Corner had a tertiary qualification in 2016.

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 West 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 West Corner - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
54938.037.343134.435.8+118
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1087.58.11018.17.6+7
Vocational
1178.18.11199.57.9-2
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification49534.332.749139.134.2+4
Not stated
17312.013.81118.914.4+63

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

Highest qualification achieved, 2016
Highest qualification achieved, 2016 Not stated, City of Adelaide: 13.8% No qualification, City of Adelaide: 32.7% Vocational, City of Adelaide: 8.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Adelaide: 8.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Adelaide: 37.3% Not stated, South West Corner: 12.0% No qualification, South West Corner: 34.3% Vocational, South West Corner: 8.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, South West Corner: 7.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, South West Corner: 38.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2011 to 2016
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, South West Corner: +63 No qualification, South West Corner: +4 Vocational, South West Corner: -2 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, South West Corner: +7 Bachelor or Higher degree, South West Corner: +118
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 West Corner in 2016 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a similar 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, 53.7% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 34.3% had no qualifications, compared with 53.5% and 32.7% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major difference between the qualifications held by the population of South West Corner and the City of Adelaide is:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (34.3% compared to 32.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the qualifications of the population in South West Corner between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+118 persons)
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