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Elizabeth South

Qualifications

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179 people in Elizabeth South had a tertiary qualification in 2016.

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, Elizabeth South'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
Elizabeth South - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
1054.66.3371.84.9+68
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
743.26.3502.44.9+24
Vocational
41918.123.932415.321.1+95
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,34958.352.81,37064.858.1-21
Not stated
36615.810.633115.711.0+34

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest qualification achieved, 2016
Highest qualification achieved, 2016 Not stated, City of Playford: 10.6% No qualification, City of Playford: 52.8% Vocational, City of Playford: 23.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Playford: 6.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Playford: 6.3% Not stated, Elizabeth South: 15.8% No qualification, Elizabeth South: 58.3% Vocational, Elizabeth South: 18.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Elizabeth South: 3.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Elizabeth South: 4.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2011 to 2016
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Elizabeth South: +34 No qualification, Elizabeth South: -21 Vocational, Elizabeth South: +95 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Elizabeth South: +24 Bachelor or Higher degree, Elizabeth South: +68
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the population in Elizabeth South in 2016 compared to the City of Playford 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, 25.9% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 58.3% had no qualifications, compared with 36.5% and 52.8% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Elizabeth South and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (58.3% compared to 52.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (18.1% compared to 23.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (3.2% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (4.6% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Elizabeth South between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • Vocational qualifications (+95 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+68 persons)
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