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4,787 people in Moonee Ponds 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, Moonee Ponds'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
Moonee Ponds - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
3,83333.926.52,98828.321.4+845
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
9548.48.47987.67.4+156
Vocational
1,22610.813.31,17911.212.9+47
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification4,23637.541.74,29340.745.8-57
Not stated
1,0569.310.21,29812.312.6-242

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, Moonee Ponds: 9.3% No qualification, Moonee Ponds: 37.5% Vocational, Moonee Ponds: 10.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Moonee Ponds: 8.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Moonee Ponds: 33.9%
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, Moonee Ponds: -242 No qualification, Moonee Ponds: -57 Vocational, Moonee Ponds: +47 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Moonee Ponds: +156 Bachelor or Higher degree, Moonee Ponds: +845
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 Moonee Ponds in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a higher proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 53.2% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 37.5% 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 Moonee Ponds and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (33.9% compared to 26.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (37.5% compared to 41.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (10.8% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+845 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+156 persons)
  • No qualifications (-57 persons)