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2,570 people in Keilor East 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, Keilor East'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
Keilor East - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,70715.426.51,44913.221.4+258
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
8637.88.47566.97.4+107
Vocational
1,80816.413.31,73715.812.9+71
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification5,50349.841.75,80852.845.8-305
Not stated
1,17510.610.21,24511.312.6-70

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, Keilor East: 10.6% No qualification, Keilor East: 49.8% Vocational, Keilor East: 16.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Keilor East: 7.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Keilor East: 15.4%
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, Keilor East: -70 No qualification, Keilor East: -305 Vocational, Keilor East: +71 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Keilor East: +107 Bachelor or Higher degree, Keilor East: +258
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 Keilor East 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), and a higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 39.6% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 49.8% 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 Keilor East and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (49.8% compared to 41.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (16.4% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (15.4% compared to 26.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • No qualifications (-305 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+258 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+107 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+71 persons)
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