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San Remo - Budgewoi District

Qualifications

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2,227 people in San Remo - Budgewoi District 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, San Remo - Budgewoi District'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
San Remo - Budgewoi District - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%Central Coast Council area %Number%Central Coast Council area %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,0376.414.06264.111.4+411
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,1907.39.28125.37.8+378
Vocational
4,52727.824.43,82024.923.0+707
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification7,89748.541.88,18753.545.6-290
Not stated
1,63410.010.61,86712.212.2-233

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, Central Coast Council area: 10.6% No qualification, Central Coast Council area: 41.8% Vocational, Central Coast Council area: 24.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Central Coast Council area: 9.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Central Coast Council area: 14.0% Not stated, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 10.0% No qualification, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 48.5% Vocational, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 27.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 7.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 6.4%
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, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -233 No qualification, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -290 Vocational, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +707 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +378 Bachelor or Higher degree, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +411
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 San Remo - Budgewoi District in 2016 compared to Central Coast Council area 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, 41.5% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 48.5% had no qualifications, compared with 47.6% and 41.8% respectively for Central Coast Council area.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of San Remo - Budgewoi District and Central Coast Council area were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (48.5% compared to 41.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (27.8% compared to 24.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (6.4% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (7.3% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in San Remo - Budgewoi District between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Vocational qualifications (+707 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+411 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+378 persons)
  • No qualifications (-290 persons)
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