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2,391 people in Aberfoyle Park 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, Aberfoyle Park'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
Aberfoyle Park - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,55917.211.51,29114.19.3+268
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
8329.27.67898.66.6+43
Vocational
2,04722.623.71,86720.521.5+180
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification3,98444.148.24,43948.652.7-455
Not stated
6196.89.07448.19.9-125

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 Onkaparinga: 9.0% No qualification, City of Onkaparinga: 48.2% Vocational, City of Onkaparinga: 23.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Onkaparinga: 7.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Onkaparinga: 11.5% Not stated, Aberfoyle Park: 6.8% No qualification, Aberfoyle Park: 44.1% Vocational, Aberfoyle Park: 22.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Aberfoyle Park: 9.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Aberfoyle Park: 17.2%
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, Aberfoyle Park: -125 No qualification, Aberfoyle Park: -455 Vocational, Aberfoyle Park: +180 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Aberfoyle Park: +43 Bachelor or Higher degree, Aberfoyle Park: +268
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 Aberfoyle Park in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga 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, 49.1% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 44.1% had no qualifications, compared with 42.8% and 48.2% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Aberfoyle Park and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (17.2% compared to 11.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (9.2% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (44.1% compared to 48.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (22.6% compared to 23.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • No qualifications (-455 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+268 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+180 persons)
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