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21,115 people in Campbelltown City 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, Campbelltown City'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
Campbelltown City - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
13,11011.524.19,9799.220.0+3,131
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
8,0057.09.06,5486.08.1+1,457
Vocational
22,67919.915.120,19618.514.9+2,483
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification57,16850.240.557,70152.942.7-533
Not stated
12,98811.411.314,62513.414.3-1,637

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, Greater Sydney: 11.3% No qualification, Greater Sydney: 40.5% Vocational, Greater Sydney: 15.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Greater Sydney: 9.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Greater Sydney: 24.1% Not stated, Campbelltown City: 11.4% No qualification, Campbelltown City: 50.2% Vocational, Campbelltown City: 19.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Campbelltown City: 7.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Campbelltown City: 11.5%
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, Campbelltown City: -1,637 No qualification, Campbelltown City: -533 Vocational, Campbelltown City: +2,483 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Campbelltown City: +1,457 Bachelor or Higher degree, Campbelltown City: +3,131
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 Campbelltown City in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney 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, 38.4% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 50.2% had no qualifications, compared with 48.3% and 40.5% respectively for Greater Sydney.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Campbelltown City and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (50.2% compared to 40.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (19.9% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (11.5% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (7.0% compared to 9.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+3,131 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+2,483 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+1,457 persons)
  • No qualifications (-533 persons)
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