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3,806 people in Narre Warren 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, Narre Warren'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
Narre Warren - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
2,23411.212.91,6588.69.5+576
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,5727.98.51,2476.56.8+325
Vocational
4,26321.319.83,82919.918.9+434
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification10,09550.549.110,18852.952.4-93
Not stated
1,8459.29.72,32712.112.4-482

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 Casey: 9.7% No qualification, City of Casey: 49.1% Vocational, City of Casey: 19.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Casey: 8.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Casey: 12.9% Not stated, Narre Warren: 9.2% No qualification, Narre Warren: 50.5% Vocational, Narre Warren: 21.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Narre Warren: 7.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, Narre Warren: 11.2%
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, Narre Warren: -482 No qualification, Narre Warren: -93 Vocational, Narre Warren: +434 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Narre Warren: +325 Bachelor or Higher degree, Narre Warren: +576
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 Narre Warren in 2011 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), and a higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 40.3% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 50.5% had no qualifications, compared with 41.2% and 49.1% respectively for the City of Casey.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (21.3% compared to 19.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (50.5% compared to 49.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (11.2% compared to 12.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+576 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+434 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+325 persons)
  • No qualifications (-93 persons)