City of KnoxCommunity profile
census-message-logo

We’re continuing to update these pages with data from the 2016 Census. Read more about our updates.

Skip to content
census-message-logo

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

4,277 people in Wantirna 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, Wantirna'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
Wantirna - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
3,00726.022.32,46821.317.9+539
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,27011.010.31,17710.29.3+93
Vocational
1,89716.419.42,04117.619.5-144
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification4,54839.340.55,07843.945.2-530
Not stated
8477.37.48087.08.1+39

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, Wantirna: 7.3% No qualification, Wantirna: 39.3% Vocational, Wantirna: 16.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Wantirna: 11.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Wantirna: 26.0%
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, Wantirna: +39 No qualification, Wantirna: -530 Vocational, Wantirna: -144 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Wantirna: +93 Bachelor or Higher degree, Wantirna: +539
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 Wantirna in 2016 compared to the City of Knox 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, 53.4% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 39.3% had no qualifications, compared with 52.1% and 40.5% respectively for the City of Knox.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Wantirna and the City of Knox were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (26.0% compared to 22.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (16.4% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (39.3% compared to 40.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+539 persons)
  • No qualifications (-530 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (-144 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+93 persons)
v17.12.12-1.0.0