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Templestowe Lower

Qualifications

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4,755 people in Templestowe Lower 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, Templestowe Lower'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
Templestowe Lower - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
3,64032.332.33,20328.928.3+438
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,1159.99.71,13110.29.9-16
Vocational
1,39112.312.11,31411.912.5+78
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification4,11536.538.14,36239.440.8-248
Not stated
1,0169.07.81,0719.78.5-55

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, Templestowe Lower: 9.0% No qualification, Templestowe Lower: 36.5% Vocational, Templestowe Lower: 12.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Templestowe Lower: 9.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, Templestowe Lower: 32.3%
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, Templestowe Lower: -55 No qualification, Templestowe Lower: -248 Vocational, Templestowe Lower: +78 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Templestowe Lower: -16 Bachelor or Higher degree, Templestowe Lower: +438
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 Templestowe Lower 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 36.5% had no qualifications, compared with 54.2% and 38.1% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major difference between the qualifications held by the population of Templestowe Lower and City of Manningham is:

  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (36.5% compared to 38.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+438 persons)
  • No qualifications (-248 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+78 persons)
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