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Sellicks Beach

Qualifications

280 people in Sellicks 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, Sellicks 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
Sellicks Beach - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1508.111.5886.89.3+62
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1307.07.6685.26.6+62
Vocational
52128.223.729922.921.5+222
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification87847.548.270253.952.7+176
Not stated
1719.29.014611.29.9+25

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, Sellicks Beach: 9.2% No qualification, Sellicks Beach: 47.5% Vocational, Sellicks Beach: 28.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Sellicks Beach: 7.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Sellicks Beach: 8.1%
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, Sellicks Beach: +25 No qualification, Sellicks Beach: +176 Vocational, Sellicks Beach: +222 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Sellicks Beach: +62 Bachelor or Higher degree, Sellicks Beach: +62
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 Sellicks Beach 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, 43.3% 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 Sellicks Beach and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (28.2% compared to 23.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (8.1% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Vocational qualifications (+222 persons)
  • No qualifications (+176 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+62 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+62 persons)
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