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1,671 people in Lysterfield had a tertiary qualification in 2016.

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, Lysterfield'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
Lysterfield - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,12621.422.386517.317.9+261
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
54510.410.352110.49.3+24
Vocational
1,03919.719.497919.519.5+60
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,17641.340.52,33346.645.2-157
Not stated
3817.27.43096.28.1+73

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest qualification achieved, 2016
Highest qualification achieved, 2016 Not stated, City of Knox: 7.4% No qualification, City of Knox: 40.5% Vocational, City of Knox: 19.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Knox: 10.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Knox: 22.3% Not stated, Lysterfield: 7.2% No qualification, Lysterfield: 41.3% Vocational, Lysterfield: 19.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Lysterfield: 10.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Lysterfield: 21.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2011 to 2016
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Lysterfield: +73 No qualification, Lysterfield: -157 Vocational, Lysterfield: +60 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Lysterfield: +24 Bachelor or Higher degree, Lysterfield: +261
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the population in Lysterfield in 2016 compared to the City of Knox 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, 51.4% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 41.3% had no qualifications, compared with 52.1% and 40.5% respectively for the City of Knox.

There were no major differences between Lysterfield and City of Knox in 2016.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Lysterfield between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+261 persons)
  • No qualifications (-157 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+60 persons)
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