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Deer Park District

Qualifications

6,234 people in Deer Park District 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, Deer Park District'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
Deer Park District - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
4,22015.013.21,9129.69.8+2,308
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2,0147.26.99915.05.2+1,023
Vocational
4,03614.313.92,81014.213.4+1,226
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification14,38151.153.311,49557.957.9+2,886
Not stated
3,50812.512.62,64813.313.7+860

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 Brimbank: 12.6% No qualification, City of Brimbank: 53.3% Vocational, City of Brimbank: 13.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Brimbank: 6.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Brimbank: 13.2% Not stated, Deer Park District: 12.5% No qualification, Deer Park District: 51.1% Vocational, Deer Park District: 14.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Deer Park District: 7.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Deer Park District: 15.0%
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, Deer Park District: +860 No qualification, Deer Park District: +2,886 Vocational, Deer Park District: +1,226 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Deer Park District: +1,023 Bachelor or Higher degree, Deer Park District: +2,308
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 Deer Park District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 36.5% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 51.1% had no qualifications, compared with 34.0% and 53.3% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Deer Park District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (15.0% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (51.1% compared to 53.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • No qualifications (+2,886 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+2,308 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+1,226 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+1,023 persons)
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