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Narre Warren South

Qualifications

4,740 people in Narre Warren South 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 South'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 South - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
2,86713.912.92,13011.99.5+736
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,8739.18.51,3827.76.8+491
Vocational
4,26620.719.83,60020.118.9+666
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification10,08549.049.18,82049.352.4+1,264
Not stated
1,5067.39.71,96111.012.4-456

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 South: 7.3% No qualification, Narre Warren South: 49.0% Vocational, Narre Warren South: 20.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Narre Warren South: 9.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, Narre Warren South: 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, Narre Warren South: -456 No qualification, Narre Warren South: +1,264 Vocational, Narre Warren South: +666 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Narre Warren South: +491 Bachelor or Higher degree, Narre Warren South: +736
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 South in 2011 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 similar proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 43.7% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 49.0% had no qualifications, compared with 41.2% and 49.1% respectively for the City of Casey.

There were no major differences between Narre Warren South and City of Casey in 2011.

Emerging groups

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

  • No qualifications (+1,264 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+736 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+666 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+491 persons)