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Wheelers Hill

Qualifications

6,373 people in Wheelers Hill 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, 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)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
4,71329.030.04,08524.325.1+628
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,66010.29.91,6079.59.1+53
Vocational
1,88311.611.11,96711.711.4-84
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification6,65440.939.97,33043.542.5-676
Not stated
1,3588.39.11,84611.011.8-488

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, Wheelers Hill: 8.3% No qualification, Wheelers Hill: 40.9% Vocational, Wheelers Hill: 11.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Wheelers Hill: 10.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Wheelers Hill: 29.0%
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, Wheelers Hill: -488 No qualification, Wheelers Hill: -676 Vocational, Wheelers Hill: -84 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Wheelers Hill: +53 Bachelor or Higher degree, Wheelers Hill: +628
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 Wheelers Hill in 2011 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a similar 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, 50.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 40.9% had no qualifications, compared with 51.0% and 39.9% 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 No qualifications (40.9% compared to 39.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (29.0% compared to 30.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • No qualifications (-676 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+628 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (-84 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+53 persons)
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