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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Qualifications

187 people in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland 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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland 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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
783.34.9683.43.8+10
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1094.74.9763.93.9+33
Vocational
39216.721.126113.217.6+131
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,47663.058.11,35468.261.7+122
Not stated
28712.311.022511.313.0+62

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 Playford: 11.0% No qualification, City of Playford: 58.1% Vocational, City of Playford: 21.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Playford: 4.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Playford: 4.9% Not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 12.3% No qualification, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 63.0% Vocational, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 16.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 3.3%
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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +62 No qualification, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +122 Vocational, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +131 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +33 Bachelor or Higher degree, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +10
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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 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, 24.7% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 63.0% had no qualifications, compared with 30.9% and 58.1% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (63.0% compared to 58.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (16.7% compared to 21.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (3.3% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Vocational qualifications (+131 persons)
  • No qualifications (+122 persons)