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1,137 people in Aldinga 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, Aldinga 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
Aldinga Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
6228.611.53026.79.3+320
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
5157.17.62485.56.6+267
Vocational
1,89326.123.799922.121.5+895
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification3,44347.548.22,35151.952.7+1,092
Not stated
78210.89.062813.99.9+154

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, Aldinga Beach: 10.8% No qualification, Aldinga Beach: 47.5% Vocational, Aldinga Beach: 26.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Aldinga Beach: 7.1% Bachelor or Higher degree, Aldinga Beach: 8.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Aldinga Beach: +154 No qualification, Aldinga Beach: +1,092 Vocational, Aldinga Beach: +895 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Aldinga Beach: +267 Bachelor or Higher degree, Aldinga Beach: +320
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the population in Aldinga Beach in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), as well as a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 41.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 47.5% 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 Aldinga Beach and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (26.1% compared to 23.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (8.6% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • No qualifications (+1,092 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+895 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+320 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+267 persons)