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San Remo - Budgewoi District

Qualifications

1,438 people in San Remo - Budgewoi District 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, 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)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Central Coast Council area %Number%Central Coast Council area %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
6264.111.46264.49.4-1
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
8125.37.86884.86.9+123
Vocational
3,82024.923.03,20322.421.0+616
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification8,18753.545.67,85354.948.0+333
Not stated
1,86712.212.21,92613.514.8-59

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, Central Coast Council area: 12.2% No qualification, Central Coast Council area: 45.6% Vocational, Central Coast Council area: 23.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Central Coast Council area: 7.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Central Coast Council area: 11.4% Not stated, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 12.2% No qualification, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 53.5% Vocational, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 24.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 5.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 4.1%
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, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -59 No qualification, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +333 Vocational, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +616 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +123 Bachelor or Higher degree, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -1
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 San Remo - Budgewoi District in 2011 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, 34.3% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 53.5% had no qualifications, compared with 42.2% and 45.6% 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 (53.5% compared to 45.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (24.9% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (4.1% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (5.3% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in San Remo - Budgewoi District between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Vocational qualifications (+616 persons)
  • No qualifications (+333 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+123 persons)
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