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Cooee Bay & Taranganba

Qualifications

558 people in Cooee Bay & Taranganba 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, Cooee Bay & Taranganba'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
Cooee Bay & Taranganba - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Livingstone Shire Council area %Number%Livingstone Shire Council area %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
37113.310.930312.210.2+69
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1876.75.91164.75.3+71
Vocational
61321.921.751520.819.3+98
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,30546.748.31,24850.450.5+58
Not stated
31711.413.129011.814.7+27

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, Livingstone Shire Council area: 13.1% No qualification, Livingstone Shire Council area: 48.3% Vocational, Livingstone Shire Council area: 21.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Livingstone Shire Council area: 5.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, Livingstone Shire Council area: 10.9% Not stated, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 11.4% No qualification, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 46.7% Vocational, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 21.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 6.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 13.3%
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, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +27 No qualification, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +58 Vocational, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +98 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +71 Bachelor or Higher degree, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +69
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 Cooee Bay & Taranganba in 2011 compared to Livingstone Shire Council area 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, 41.9% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 46.7% had no qualifications, compared with 38.6% and 48.3% respectively for Livingstone Shire Council area.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Cooee Bay & Taranganba and Livingstone Shire Council area were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (13.3% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (46.7% compared to 48.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Cooee Bay & Taranganba between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Vocational qualifications (+98 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+71 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+69 persons)
  • No qualifications (+58 persons)
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