Broadmeadows

Qualifications

910 people in Broadmeadows 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, Broadmeadows'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
Broadmeadows - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Hume City %Number%Hume City %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
5266.511.13284.48.4+197
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
3844.87.12563.45.7+129
Vocational
93111.517.277010.316.2+161
No qualification
4,64857.653.74,70963.357.3-60
Not stated
1,57719.610.81,38018.512.5+197

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Highest qualification achieved, 2011
Highest qualification achieved, 2011 Not stated, Hume City: 10.8% No qualification, Hume City: 53.7% Vocational, Hume City: 17.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Hume City: 7.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, Hume City: 11.1% Not stated, Broadmeadows: 19.6% No qualification, Broadmeadows: 57.6% Vocational, Broadmeadows: 11.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Broadmeadows: 4.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Broadmeadows: 6.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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, Broadmeadows: +197 No qualification, Broadmeadows: -60 Vocational, Broadmeadows: +161 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Broadmeadows: +129 Bachelor or Higher degree, Broadmeadows: +197
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the population in Broadmeadows in 2011 compared to Hume 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, 22.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 57.6% had no qualifications, compared with 35.4% and 53.7% respectively for Hume City.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Broadmeadows and Hume City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (57.6% compared to 53.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (11.5% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (6.5% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (4.8% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Broadmeadows between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+197 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+161 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+129 persons)
  • No qualifications (-60 persons)