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Wheelers Hill

Qualifications

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7,006 people in Wheelers Hill 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, Wheelers Hill'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
Wheelers Hill - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
5,38332.334.84,71329.030.0+670
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,6239.79.31,66010.29.9-37
Vocational
1,98711.910.41,88311.611.1+104
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification6,36138.137.46,65440.939.9-293
Not stated
1,3278.08.11,3588.39.1-31

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 Monash: 8.1% No qualification, City of Monash: 37.4% Vocational, City of Monash: 10.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Monash: 9.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Monash: 34.8% Not stated, Wheelers Hill: 8.0% No qualification, Wheelers Hill: 38.1% Vocational, Wheelers Hill: 11.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Wheelers Hill: 9.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Wheelers Hill: 32.3%
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, Wheelers Hill: -31 No qualification, Wheelers Hill: -293 Vocational, Wheelers Hill: +104 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Wheelers Hill: -37 Bachelor or Higher degree, Wheelers Hill: +670
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 Wheelers Hill in 2016 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, 53.9% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 38.1% had no qualifications, compared with 54.5% and 37.4% respectively for City of Monash.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Wheelers Hill and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (11.9% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (32.3% compared to 34.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Wheelers Hill between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+670 persons)
  • No qualifications (-293 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+104 persons)
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