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Oakleigh East - Huntingdale

Qualifications

2,478 people in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale 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, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale'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
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,89429.230.01,40022.925.1+494
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
5849.09.94537.49.1+131
Vocational
71511.011.177112.611.4-56
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,63340.539.92,81346.042.5-180
Not stated
66910.39.167411.011.8-5

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 Monash: 9.1% No qualification, City of Monash: 39.9% Vocational, City of Monash: 11.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Monash: 9.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Monash: 30.0% Not stated, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 10.3% No qualification, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 40.5% Vocational, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 11.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 9.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 29.2%
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, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -5 No qualification, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -180 Vocational, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -56 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +131 Bachelor or Higher degree, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +494
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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2011 compared to City of Monash 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, 49.2% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 40.5% had no qualifications, compared with 51.0% and 39.9% respectively for City of Monash.

There were no major differences between Oakleigh East - Huntingdale and City of Monash in 2011.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+494 persons)
  • No qualifications (-180 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+131 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (-56 persons)