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Qualifications

578 people in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre'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 Metropolitan Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
34112.611.930811.49.4+33
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2378.78.51766.57.1+61
Vocational
51919.121.746117.019.6+58
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,13041.646.71,21745.050.1-87
Not stated
49018.011.254420.113.9-54

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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: 18.0% No qualification, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 41.6% Vocational, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 19.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 8.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 12.6%
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: -54 No qualification, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -87 Vocational, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +58 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +61 Bachelor or Higher degree, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +33
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre 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), as well as a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 40.4% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 41.6% 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre and Frankston City were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (41.6% compared to 46.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (19.1% compared to 21.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • No qualifications (-87 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+61 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+58 persons)
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