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1,066 people in Eden Hills 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, Eden Hills'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
Eden Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
83535.131.368029.126.9+155
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2319.79.924210.39.6-11
Vocational
40917.214.235515.214.1+54
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification77532.637.182335.240.1-48
Not stated
1275.37.424010.39.4-113

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, Eden Hills: 5.3% No qualification, Eden Hills: 32.6% Vocational, Eden Hills: 17.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Eden Hills: 9.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Eden Hills: 35.1%
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, Eden Hills: -113 No qualification, Eden Hills: -48 Vocational, Eden Hills: +54 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Eden Hills: -11 Bachelor or Higher degree, Eden Hills: +155
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 Eden Hills 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, 62.1% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 32.6% 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 Eden Hills and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (35.1% compared to 31.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (17.2% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (32.6% compared to 37.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+155 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+54 persons)