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Shire of Morawa

Qualifications

98 people in the Shire of Morawa 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, the Shire of Morawa'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
Shire of Morawa - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree639.410.2487.78.8+15
Advanced Diploma or Diploma355.26.4264.25.7+9
Vocational13019.522.69515.219.1+35
No qualification36654.846.939262.851.2-26
Not stated7411.113.86310.115.1+11

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, Regional WA: 13.8% No qualification, Regional WA: 46.9% Vocational, Regional WA: 22.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Regional WA: 6.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Regional WA: 10.2% Not stated, Shire of Morawa: 11.1% No qualification, Shire of Morawa: 54.8% Vocational, Shire of Morawa: 19.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Shire of Morawa: 5.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Shire of Morawa: 9.4%
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, Shire of Morawa: +11 No qualification, Shire of Morawa: -26 Vocational, Shire of Morawa: +35 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Shire of Morawa: +9 Bachelor or Higher degree, Shire of Morawa: +15
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 the Shire of Morawa in 2011 compared to Regional WA 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, 34.1% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 54.8% had no qualifications, compared with 39.2% and 46.9% respectively for Regional WA.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of the Shire of Morawa and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (54.8% compared to 46.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (19.5% compared to 22.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (5.2% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in the Shire of Morawa between 2006 and 2011.

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