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Taylors Ward

Qualifications

8,685 people in Taylors Ward 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, Taylors Ward'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
Taylors Ward - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
5,58813.913.24,49011.79.8+1,098
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
3,0977.76.92,4006.25.2+698
Vocational
6,51516.313.96,02715.613.4+488
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification20,70751.753.321,04154.657.9-334
Not stated
4,16910.412.64,56611.913.7-397

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, Taylors Ward: 10.4% No qualification, Taylors Ward: 51.7% Vocational, Taylors Ward: 16.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Taylors Ward: 7.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Taylors Ward: 13.9%
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, Taylors Ward: -397 No qualification, Taylors Ward: -334 Vocational, Taylors Ward: +488 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Taylors Ward: +698 Bachelor or Higher degree, Taylors Ward: +1,098
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 Taylors Ward 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, 37.9% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 51.7% 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 Taylors Ward and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (16.3% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (51.7% compared to 53.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+1,098 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+698 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+488 persons)
  • No qualifications (-334 persons)
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