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Brighton East

Qualifications

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6,215 people in Brighton East 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, 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 - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
4,93040.039.14,41536.634.9+515
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,28510.410.71,30010.810.9-15
Vocational
1,1939.710.31,1399.410.1+54
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification3,88531.531.44,03333.433.9-149
Not stated
1,0378.48.61,1739.710.2-136

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 Bayside: 8.6% No qualification, City of Bayside: 31.4% Vocational, City of Bayside: 10.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Bayside: 10.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Bayside: 39.1% Not stated, Brighton East: 8.4% No qualification, Brighton East: 31.5% Vocational, Brighton East: 9.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Brighton East: 10.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Brighton East: 40.0%
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, Brighton East: -136 No qualification, Brighton East: -149 Vocational, Brighton East: +54 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Brighton East: -15 Bachelor or Higher degree, Brighton East: +515
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 Brighton East in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), as well as a similar proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 60.1% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 31.5% had no qualifications, compared with 60.0% and 31.4% respectively for City of Bayside.

There were no major differences between Brighton East and City of Bayside in 2016.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Brighton East between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+515 persons)
  • No qualifications (-149 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+54 persons)
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