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Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon

Qualifications

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

1,006 people in Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon 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, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon'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
Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
63312.920.34609.816.4+173
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
3737.68.62836.07.5+90
Vocational
1,06821.818.487618.617.4+192
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,35548.144.22,50453.248.6-149
Not stated
4719.68.558512.410.1-114

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 Charles Sturt: 8.5% No qualification, City of Charles Sturt: 44.2% Vocational, City of Charles Sturt: 18.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Charles Sturt: 8.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Charles Sturt: 20.3% Not stated, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 9.6% No qualification, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 48.1% Vocational, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 21.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 7.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 12.9%
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, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: -114 No qualification, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: -149 Vocational, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: +192 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: +90 Bachelor or Higher degree, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: +173
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 Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt 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, 42.3% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 48.1% had no qualifications, compared with 47.3% and 44.2% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (48.1% compared to 44.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (21.8% compared to 18.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (12.9% compared to 20.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Vocational qualifications (+192 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+173 persons)
  • No qualifications (-149 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+90 persons)
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