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4,413 people in Donvale 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, Donvale'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
Donvale - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
3,35631.832.32,94428.928.3+413
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,05710.09.71,01310.09.9+43
Vocational
1,34612.712.11,39213.712.5-46
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification3,92737.238.13,96738.940.8-40
Not stated
8818.37.88688.58.5+13

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 Manningham: 7.8% No qualification, City of Manningham: 38.1% Vocational, City of Manningham: 12.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Manningham: 9.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Manningham: 32.3% Not stated, Donvale: 8.3% No qualification, Donvale: 37.2% Vocational, Donvale: 12.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Donvale: 10.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Donvale: 31.8%
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, Donvale: +13 No qualification, Donvale: -40 Vocational, Donvale: -46 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Donvale: +43 Bachelor or Higher degree, Donvale: +413
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 Donvale in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar 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, 54.5% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 37.2% had no qualifications, compared with 54.2% and 38.1% respectively for City of Manningham.

There were no major differences between Donvale and City of Manningham in 2016.

Emerging groups

The largest change in the qualifications of the population in Donvale between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+413 persons)
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