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Milperra
Qualifications

625 people in Milperra 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, Milperra'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
Milperra - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
33911.013.332010.310.5+19
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2869.37.52267.36.2+60
Vocational
81726.515.479325.615.4+24
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,41145.851.41,52649.253.7-115
Not stated
2317.512.42387.714.1-7

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, Milperra: 7.5% No qualification, Milperra: 45.8% Vocational, Milperra: 26.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Milperra: 9.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, Milperra: 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, Milperra: -7 No qualification, Milperra: -115 Vocational, Milperra: +24 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Milperra: +60 Bachelor or Higher degree, Milperra: +19
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 Milperra in 2011 compared to Bankstown City 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, 46.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 45.8% had no qualifications, compared with 36.2% and 51.4% respectively for Bankstown City.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Milperra and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (26.5% compared to 15.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (9.3% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (45.8% compared to 51.4%)
  • 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 Milperra between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • No qualifications (-115 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+60 persons)