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1,884 people in Padbury 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, Padbury'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
Padbury - Persons aged 15+ (Enumerated)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Joondalup %Number%City of Joondalup %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,23518.919.790314.115.8+332
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
6499.910.35678.99.4+82
Vocational
1,57924.120.81,38521.719.6+194
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,65540.541.92,92845.844.9-273
Not stated
4306.67.36109.510.3-180

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, City of Joondalup: 7.3% No qualification, City of Joondalup: 41.9% Vocational, City of Joondalup: 20.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Joondalup: 10.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Joondalup: 19.7% Not stated, Padbury: 6.6% No qualification, Padbury: 40.5% Vocational, Padbury: 24.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Padbury: 9.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, Padbury: 18.9%
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, Padbury: -180 No qualification, Padbury: -273 Vocational, Padbury: +194 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Padbury: +82 Bachelor or Higher degree, Padbury: +332
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 Padbury in 2011 compared to City of Joondalup 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, 52.9% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 40.5% had no qualifications, compared with 50.8% and 41.9% respectively for City of Joondalup.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Padbury and City of Joondalup were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (24.1% compared to 20.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (40.5% compared to 41.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+332 persons)
  • No qualifications (-273 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+194 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+82 persons)
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