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Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill
Qualifications

510 people in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill 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, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill'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
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
30711.013.327110.610.5+36
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2037.37.51485.86.2+55
Vocational
35912.915.432912.915.4+31
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,53555.251.41,43156.253.7+104
Not stated
37413.512.436814.514.1+6

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, Bankstown City: 12.4% No qualification, Bankstown City: 51.4% Vocational, Bankstown City: 15.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Bankstown City: 7.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, Bankstown City: 13.3% Not stated, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 13.5% No qualification, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 55.2% Vocational, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 12.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 7.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 11.0%
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, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +6 No qualification, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +104 Vocational, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +31 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +55 Bachelor or Higher degree, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +36
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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill in 2011 compared to Bankstown City 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, 31.3% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 55.2% had no qualifications, compared with 36.2% and 51.4% respectively for Bankstown City.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (55.2% compared to 51.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (12.9% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (11.0% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • No qualifications (+104 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+55 persons)