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1,430 people in Delahey 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, Delahey'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
Delahey - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
89913.116.066510.013.2+234
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
5317.78.03946.06.9+137
Vocational
1,15516.815.097914.813.9+176
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification3,71654.251.03,76656.953.3-50
Not stated
5558.110.181312.312.6-258

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 Brimbank: 10.1% No qualification, City of Brimbank: 51.0% Vocational, City of Brimbank: 15.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Brimbank: 8.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Brimbank: 16.0% Not stated, Delahey: 8.1% No qualification, Delahey: 54.2% Vocational, Delahey: 16.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Delahey: 7.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Delahey: 13.1%
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, Delahey: -258 No qualification, Delahey: -50 Vocational, Delahey: +176 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Delahey: +137 Bachelor or Higher degree, Delahey: +234
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 Delahey in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 37.7% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 54.2% had no qualifications, compared with 39.0% and 51.0% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Delahey and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (54.2% compared to 51.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (16.8% compared to 15.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (13.1% compared to 16.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+234 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+176 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+137 persons)
  • No qualifications (-50 persons)
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