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13,228 people in Heide Ward 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, Heide Ward'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
Heide Ward - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
10,29132.332.39,21629.328.3+1,075
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2,9379.29.73,0409.79.9-103
Vocational
3,81112.012.13,67111.712.5+140
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification12,16338.238.112,71240.440.8-549
Not stated
2,6748.47.82,8369.08.5-162

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, Heide Ward: 8.4% No qualification, Heide Ward: 38.2% Vocational, Heide Ward: 12.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Heide Ward: 9.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Heide Ward: 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, Heide Ward: -162 No qualification, Heide Ward: -549 Vocational, Heide Ward: +140 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Heide Ward: -103 Bachelor or Higher degree, Heide Ward: +1,075
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 Heide Ward in 2016 compared to City of Manningham 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 similar proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 53.5% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 38.2% had no qualifications, compared with 54.2% and 38.1% respectively for City of Manningham.

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

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+1,075 persons)
  • No qualifications (-549 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+140 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (-103 persons)
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