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Qualifications

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40,998 people in the City of Manningham 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, the City of Manningham'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
City of Manningham - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
31,50032.327.526,30528.323.6+5,195
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
9,4989.79.59,2259.98.8+273
Vocational
11,83412.115.311,65412.515.0+180
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification37,11238.138.637,93540.842.4-823
Not stated
7,5797.89.27,9158.510.3-336

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, Greater Melbourne: 9.2% No qualification, Greater Melbourne: 38.6% Vocational, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Greater Melbourne: 9.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, Greater Melbourne: 27.5% 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%
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, City of Manningham: -336 No qualification, City of Manningham: -823 Vocational, City of Manningham: +180 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Manningham: +273 Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Manningham: +5,195
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 the City of Manningham in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 54.2% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 38.1% had no qualifications, compared with 52.2% and 38.6% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of the City of Manningham and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (32.3% compared to 27.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (12.1% compared to 15.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+5,195 persons)
  • No qualifications (-823 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+273 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+180 persons)
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