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952 people in Bellevue Heights had a tertiary qualification in 2011.

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, Bellevue 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
Bellevue Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
67130.231.354423.726.9+127
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
28112.69.924610.79.6+35
Vocational
30213.614.233014.414.1-28
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification80336.137.191139.740.1-108
Not stated
1667.57.426511.59.4-99

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest qualification achieved, 2011
Highest qualification achieved, 2011 Not stated, City of Mitcham: 7.4% No qualification, City of Mitcham: 37.1% Vocational, City of Mitcham: 14.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Mitcham: 9.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Mitcham: 31.3% Not stated, Bellevue Heights: 7.5% No qualification, Bellevue Heights: 36.1% Vocational, Bellevue Heights: 13.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Bellevue Heights: 12.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, Bellevue Heights: 30.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Bellevue Heights: -99 No qualification, Bellevue Heights: -108 Vocational, Bellevue Heights: -28 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Bellevue Heights: +35 Bachelor or Higher degree, Bellevue Heights: +127
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the population in Bellevue Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham 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, 56.4% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 36.1% had no qualifications, compared with 55.4% and 37.1% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Bellevue Heights and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (12.6% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (30.2% compared to 31.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Bellevue Heights between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+127 persons)
  • No qualifications (-108 persons)