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Cheltenham Activity Centre

Qualifications

350 people in Cheltenham Activity Centre 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, Cheltenham Activity Centre'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
Cheltenham Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
25130.534.919625.830.5+56
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
9912.110.97810.310.3+21
Vocational
10512.710.110814.210.2-4
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification28734.833.928737.836.70
Not stated
819.910.29011.812.3-9

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, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 9.9% No qualification, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 34.8% Vocational, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 12.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 12.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 30.5%
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, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -9 No qualification, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 0 Vocational, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -4 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +21 Bachelor or Higher degree, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +56
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 Cheltenham Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside 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, 55.3% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 34.8% 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 Cheltenham Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (12.7% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (12.1% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (30.5% compared to 34.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the qualifications of the population in Cheltenham Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+56 persons)