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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Qualifications

1,777 people in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach 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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach'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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
99010.314.78068.512.2+184
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
7878.29.26066.47.9+181
Vocational
2,15022.321.01,81419.118.9+336
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification4,17943.343.34,30845.345.9-129
Not stated
1,54616.011.81,97720.815.1-431

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 11.8% No qualification, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 43.3% Vocational, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 21.0% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 9.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 14.7% Not stated, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 16.0% No qualification, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 43.3% Vocational, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 22.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 8.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 10.3%
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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -431 No qualification, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -129 Vocational, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +336 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +181 Bachelor or Higher degree, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +184
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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 similar proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 40.7% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 43.3% had no qualifications, compared with 44.9% and 43.3% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (22.3% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (10.3% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (8.2% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Vocational qualifications (+336 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+184 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+181 persons)
  • No qualifications (-129 persons)