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318 people in Frankston North 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, Frankston North'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
Frankston North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1463.211.91493.49.4-3
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1723.88.51483.47.1+24
Vocational
86518.921.772816.619.6+137
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,64357.746.72,66360.750.1-20
Not stated
75716.511.270016.013.9+57

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, Frankston City: 11.2% No qualification, Frankston City: 46.7% Vocational, Frankston City: 21.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Frankston City: 8.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, Frankston City: 11.9% Not stated, Frankston North: 16.5% No qualification, Frankston North: 57.7% Vocational, Frankston North: 18.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Frankston North: 3.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Frankston North: 3.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Frankston North: +57 No qualification, Frankston North: -20 Vocational, Frankston North: +137 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Frankston North: +24 Bachelor or Higher degree, Frankston North: -3
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 Frankston North in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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, 25.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 57.7% had no qualifications, compared with 42.2% and 46.7% respectively for Frankston City.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Frankston North and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (57.7% compared to 46.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (3.2% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (3.8% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (18.9% compared to 21.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the qualifications of the population in Frankston North between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Vocational qualifications (+137 persons)