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509 people in Casey Coast 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, Casey Coast'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
Casey Coast - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
2518.316.61254.512.9+126
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2588.510.21876.78.5+71
Vocational
88229.020.379028.319.8+91
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,27742.044.21,44651.849.1-169
Not stated
37312.38.72438.79.7+130

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 Casey: 8.7% No qualification, City of Casey: 44.2% Vocational, City of Casey: 20.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Casey: 10.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Casey: 16.6% Not stated, Casey Coast: 12.3% No qualification, Casey Coast: 42.0% Vocational, Casey Coast: 29.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Casey Coast: 8.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, Casey Coast: 8.3%
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, Casey Coast: +130 No qualification, Casey Coast: -169 Vocational, Casey Coast: +91 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Casey Coast: +71 Bachelor or Higher degree, Casey Coast: +126
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 Casey Coast in 2016 compared to the City of Casey 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, 45.7% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 42.0% had no qualifications, compared with 47.1% and 44.2% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Casey Coast and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (29.0% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (8.3% compared to 16.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (42.0% compared to 44.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (8.5% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • No qualifications (-169 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+126 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+91 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+71 persons)
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