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Cranbourne North

Qualifications

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4,055 people in Cranbourne North 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, Cranbourne North'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
Cranbourne North - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
2,52016.916.61,17710.812.9+1,343
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,53510.310.28728.08.5+663
Vocational
3,12420.920.32,36721.619.8+757
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification6,42543.044.25,40949.449.1+1,016
Not stated
1,3278.98.71,11510.29.7+212

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, Cranbourne North: 8.9% No qualification, Cranbourne North: 43.0% Vocational, Cranbourne North: 20.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Cranbourne North: 10.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, Cranbourne North: 16.9%
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, Cranbourne North: +212 No qualification, Cranbourne North: +1,016 Vocational, Cranbourne North: +757 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Cranbourne North: +663 Bachelor or Higher degree, Cranbourne North: +1,343
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 Cranbourne North in 2016 compared to the City of Casey 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, 48.1% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 43.0% had no qualifications, compared with 47.1% and 44.2% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major difference between the qualifications held by the population of Cranbourne North and the City of Casey is:

  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (43.0% compared to 44.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+1,343 persons)
  • No qualifications (+1,016 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+757 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+663 persons)
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