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672 people in Clarence Gardens 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, Clarence Gardens'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
Clarence Gardens - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
51128.731.334520.426.9+166
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1619.09.91327.89.6+29
Vocational
29316.414.227016.014.1+23
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification72340.537.177145.640.1-48
Not stated
955.37.417210.29.4-77

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, Clarence Gardens: 5.3% No qualification, Clarence Gardens: 40.5% Vocational, Clarence Gardens: 16.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Clarence Gardens: 9.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Clarence Gardens: 28.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Clarence Gardens: -77 No qualification, Clarence Gardens: -48 Vocational, Clarence Gardens: +23 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Clarence Gardens: +29 Bachelor or Higher degree, Clarence Gardens: +166
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 Clarence Gardens in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham 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 higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 54.1% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 40.5% 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 Clarence Gardens and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (40.5% compared to 37.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (16.4% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (28.7% compared to 31.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the qualifications of the population in Clarence Gardens between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+166 persons)