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2,772 people in Strathmore 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, Strathmore'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
Strathmore - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
2,14531.931.11,79327.526.5+352
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
6279.39.05899.08.4+38
Vocational
98014.613.493714.413.3+43
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification2,46936.737.22,62040.241.7-151
Not stated
5067.59.25788.910.2-72

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, Strathmore: 7.5% No qualification, Strathmore: 36.7% Vocational, Strathmore: 14.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Strathmore: 9.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, Strathmore: 31.9%
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, Strathmore: -72 No qualification, Strathmore: -151 Vocational, Strathmore: +43 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Strathmore: +38 Bachelor or Higher degree, Strathmore: +352
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 Strathmore in 2016 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, 55.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 36.7% had no qualifications, compared with 53.5% and 37.2% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major difference between the qualifications held by the population of Strathmore and the City of Moonee Valley is:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (14.6% compared to 13.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+352 persons)
  • No qualifications (-151 persons)
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