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Bay Street Activity Centre

Qualifications

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1,152 people in Bay Street Activity Centre 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, Bay Street 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
Bay Street Activity Centre - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
92940.639.165639.034.9+272
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2239.810.71649.810.9+59
Vocational
1858.110.31036.210.1+81
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification65828.731.450730.133.9+151
Not stated
29312.88.625114.910.2+42

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, Bay Street Activity Centre: 12.8% No qualification, Bay Street Activity Centre: 28.7% Vocational, Bay Street Activity Centre: 8.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Bay Street Activity Centre: 9.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Bay Street Activity Centre: 40.6%
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, Bay Street Activity Centre: +42 No qualification, Bay Street Activity Centre: +151 Vocational, Bay Street Activity Centre: +81 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Bay Street Activity Centre: +59 Bachelor or Higher degree, Bay Street Activity Centre: +272
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 Bay Street Activity Centre in 2016 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), as well as a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 58.5% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 28.7% had no qualifications, compared with 60.0% and 31.4% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Bay Street Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (40.6% compared to 39.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (28.7% compared to 31.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (8.1% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Bay Street Activity Centre between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+272 persons)
  • No qualifications (+151 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+81 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+59 persons)
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