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2,662 people in Flemington 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, Flemington'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
Flemington - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
2,22335.431.12,08934.426.5+134
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
4397.09.04557.58.4-16
Vocational
5889.413.44878.013.3+101
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,15634.337.22,19136.041.7-35
Not stated
87413.99.285914.110.2+15

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 Moonee Valley: 9.2% No qualification, City of Moonee Valley: 37.2% Vocational, City of Moonee Valley: 13.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Moonee Valley: 9.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Moonee Valley: 31.1% Not stated, Flemington: 13.9% No qualification, Flemington: 34.3% Vocational, Flemington: 9.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Flemington: 7.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Flemington: 35.4%
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, Flemington: +15 No qualification, Flemington: -35 Vocational, Flemington: +101 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Flemington: -16 Bachelor or Higher degree, Flemington: +134
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 Flemington in 2016 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, 51.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 34.3% had no qualifications, compared with 53.5% and 37.2% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (35.4% compared to 31.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (9.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (34.3% compared to 37.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (7.0% compared to 9.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+134 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+101 persons)
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