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3,618 people in Sandringham 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, Sandringham'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
Sandringham - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
2,77637.834.92,19431.430.5+582
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
84211.510.979111.310.3+52
Vocational
7209.810.16729.610.2+47
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,33131.733.92,44935.136.7-118
Not stated
6809.210.288012.612.3-201

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, Sandringham: 9.2% No qualification, Sandringham: 31.7% Vocational, Sandringham: 9.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Sandringham: 11.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, Sandringham: 37.8%
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, Sandringham: -201 No qualification, Sandringham: -118 Vocational, Sandringham: +47 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Sandringham: +52 Bachelor or Higher degree, Sandringham: +582
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 Sandringham 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 lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 59.0% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 31.7% had no qualifications, compared with 55.9% and 33.9% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Sandringham and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (37.8% compared to 34.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (31.7% compared to 33.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+582 persons)
  • No qualifications (-118 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+52 persons)