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Spotswood - South Kingsville

Qualifications

1,233 people in Spotswood - South Kingsville 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, Spotswood - South Kingsville'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
Spotswood - South Kingsville - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
89125.321.160618.616.1+285
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
3429.78.12347.26.6+108
Vocational
56416.015.250415.515.0+60
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,37639.144.81,45444.649.3-78
Not stated
3459.810.846214.213.0-117

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, Hobsons Bay City: 10.8% No qualification, Hobsons Bay City: 44.8% Vocational, Hobsons Bay City: 15.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Hobsons Bay City: 8.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, Hobsons Bay City: 21.1% Not stated, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 9.8% No qualification, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 39.1% Vocational, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 16.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 9.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 25.3%
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, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -117 No qualification, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -78 Vocational, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +60 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +108 Bachelor or Higher degree, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +285
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 Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a higher proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 51.1% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 39.1% had no qualifications, compared with 44.4% and 44.8% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Spotswood - South Kingsville and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (25.3% compared to 21.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (9.7% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (39.1% compared to 44.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Spotswood - South Kingsville between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+285 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+108 persons)
  • No qualifications (-78 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+60 persons)