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West Beach - Henley Beach South

Qualifications

1,422 people in West Beach - Henley Beach 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, West Beach - Henley Beach 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
West Beach - Henley Beach South - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,01723.316.478618.912.4+231
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
4059.37.53528.56.5+53
Vocational
77417.717.476218.316.6+12
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,70839.148.61,79543.252.5-87
Not stated
46210.610.146311.111.9-1

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 Charles Sturt: 10.1% No qualification, City of Charles Sturt: 48.6% Vocational, City of Charles Sturt: 17.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Charles Sturt: 7.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Charles Sturt: 16.4% Not stated, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 10.6% No qualification, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 39.1% Vocational, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 17.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 9.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 23.3%
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, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -1 No qualification, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -87 Vocational, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +12 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +53 Bachelor or Higher degree, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +231
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 West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt 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 lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 50.3% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 39.1% had no qualifications, compared with 41.3% and 48.6% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of West Beach - Henley Beach South and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (23.3% compared to 16.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (9.3% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (39.1% compared to 48.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in West Beach - Henley Beach South between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+231 persons)
  • No qualifications (-87 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+53 persons)