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2,679 people in Grange Ward 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, Grange Ward'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
Grange Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,81116.516.41,42713.612.4+384
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
8687.97.57657.36.5+103
Vocational
1,87317.117.41,65615.816.6+217
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification5,38649.148.65,49652.452.5-110
Not stated
1,0339.410.11,14210.911.9-109

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, Grange Ward: 9.4% No qualification, Grange Ward: 49.1% Vocational, Grange Ward: 17.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Grange Ward: 7.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, Grange Ward: 16.5%
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, Grange Ward: -109 No qualification, Grange Ward: -110 Vocational, Grange Ward: +217 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Grange Ward: +103 Bachelor or Higher degree, Grange Ward: +384
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 Grange Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), as well as a similar proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 41.5% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 49.1% had no qualifications, compared with 41.3% and 48.6% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

There were no major differences between Grange Ward and City of Charles Sturt in 2011.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Grange Ward between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+384 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+217 persons)
  • No qualifications (-110 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+103 persons)