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1,355 people in Skye 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, Skye'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
Skye - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
72211.714.54798.611.9+243
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
63310.210.24868.78.5+147
Vocational
1,60325.923.61,35124.321.7+252
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,76544.741.22,73949.246.7+26
Not stated
4677.510.55089.111.2-41

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, Frankston City: 10.5% No qualification, Frankston City: 41.2% Vocational, Frankston City: 23.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Frankston City: 10.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Frankston City: 14.5% Not stated, Skye: 7.5% No qualification, Skye: 44.7% Vocational, Skye: 25.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Skye: 10.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Skye: 11.7%
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, Skye: -41 No qualification, Skye: +26 Vocational, Skye: +252 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Skye: +147 Bachelor or Higher degree, Skye: +243
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 Skye in 2016 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, 47.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 44.7% had no qualifications, compared with 48.3% and 41.2% respectively for Frankston City.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (44.7% compared to 41.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (25.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (11.7% compared to 14.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Skye between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Vocational qualifications (+252 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+243 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+147 persons)
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