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5,732 people in Brighton East 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, Brighton East'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
Brighton East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
4,42836.634.93,76532.330.5+663
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,30410.810.91,16310.010.3+141
Vocational
1,1439.410.11,1099.510.2+34
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification4,04533.433.94,18035.836.7-135
Not stated
1,1789.710.21,45312.512.3-275

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 Bayside: 10.2% No qualification, City of Bayside: 33.9% Vocational, City of Bayside: 10.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Bayside: 10.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Bayside: 34.9% Not stated, Brighton East: 9.7% No qualification, Brighton East: 33.4% Vocational, Brighton East: 9.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Brighton East: 10.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Brighton East: 36.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Brighton East: -275 No qualification, Brighton East: -135 Vocational, Brighton East: +34 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Brighton East: +141 Bachelor or Higher degree, Brighton East: +663
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 Brighton East in 2011 compared to City of Bayside 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 similar proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 56.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 33.4% had no qualifications, compared with 55.9% and 33.9% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major difference between the qualifications held by the population of Brighton East and City of Bayside is:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (36.6% compared to 34.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Brighton East between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+663 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+141 persons)
  • No qualifications (-135 persons)
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