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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Qualifications

1,154 people in Developing East Arnhem Limited area 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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area'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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Greater Darwin %Number%Greater Darwin %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree8299.317.25686.614.9+261
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3253.67.52923.46.9+33
Vocational1,37015.320.51,17913.719.4+191
No qualification5,46061.038.35,11859.342.3+342
Not stated96510.816.51,47717.116.5-512

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, Greater Darwin: 16.5% No qualification, Greater Darwin: 38.3% Vocational, Greater Darwin: 20.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Greater Darwin: 7.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, Greater Darwin: 17.2% Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 10.8% No qualification, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 61.0% Vocational, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 15.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 3.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.3%
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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -512 No qualification, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +342 Vocational, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +191 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +33 Bachelor or Higher degree, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +261
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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2011 compared to Greater Darwin 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, 28.2% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 61.0% had no qualifications, compared with 45.2% and 38.3% respectively for Greater Darwin.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Greater Darwin were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (61.0% compared to 38.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (9.3% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (15.3% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (3.6% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • No qualifications (+342 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+261 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+191 persons)
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