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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Qualifications

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2,408 people in Burnside - Burnside Heights 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, Burnside - Burnside Heights'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
Burnside - Burnside Heights - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,63720.516.01,19817.113.5+439
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
7719.69.15107.37.4+260
Vocational
1,35717.020.61,18016.919.7+176
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification3,63745.544.23,28546.948.1+352
Not stated
6007.510.182611.811.3-226

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 Melton: 10.1% No qualification, City of Melton: 44.2% Vocational, City of Melton: 20.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Melton: 9.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Melton: 16.0% Not stated, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 7.5% No qualification, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 45.5% Vocational, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 17.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 9.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 20.5%
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, Burnside - Burnside Heights: -226 No qualification, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +352 Vocational, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +176 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +260 Bachelor or Higher degree, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +439
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a higher proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), as well as a higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 47.1% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 45.5% had no qualifications, compared with 45.7% and 44.2% respectively for City of Melton.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Burnside - Burnside Heights and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (20.5% compared to 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (45.5% compared to 44.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (17.0% compared to 20.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Burnside - Burnside Heights between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+439 persons)
  • No qualifications (+352 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+260 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+176 persons)
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