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616 people in Essendon North 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, Essendon North'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
Essendon North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
45824.026.532118.921.4+137
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1588.38.41247.37.4+34
Vocational
29115.213.324514.512.9+46
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification76640.141.774243.845.8+24
Not stated
23912.510.226215.512.6-23

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 Moonee Valley: 10.2% No qualification, City of Moonee Valley: 41.7% Vocational, City of Moonee Valley: 13.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Moonee Valley: 8.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Moonee Valley: 26.5% Not stated, Essendon North: 12.5% No qualification, Essendon North: 40.1% Vocational, Essendon North: 15.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Essendon North: 8.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, Essendon North: 24.0%
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, Essendon North: -23 No qualification, Essendon North: +24 Vocational, Essendon North: +46 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Essendon North: +34 Bachelor or Higher degree, Essendon North: +137
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 Essendon North in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a lower proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), as well as a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 47.4% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 40.1% had no qualifications, compared with 48.1% and 41.7% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Essendon North and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (15.2% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (24.0% compared to 26.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (40.1% compared to 41.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the qualifications of the population in Essendon North between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+137 persons)