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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Qualifications

1,378 people in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range'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
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,04730.921.184426.516.1+203
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
3319.88.12738.66.6+58
Vocational
42212.515.239712.515.0+25
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,33539.444.81,28940.549.3+46
Not stated
2507.410.838212.013.0-132

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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 7.4% No qualification, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 39.4% Vocational, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 12.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 9.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 30.9%
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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -132 No qualification, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +46 Vocational, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +25 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +58 Bachelor or Higher degree, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +203
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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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, 53.2% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 39.4% 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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (30.9% compared to 21.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (9.8% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (39.4% compared to 44.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (12.5% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+203 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+58 persons)