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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Qualifications

503 people in Playford North Urban Renewal area 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, Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
2372.54.9991.43.8+138
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
2662.84.91241.83.9+141
Vocational
1,86319.621.190513.117.6+958
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification5,77660.758.14,58966.461.7+1,187
Not stated
1,37614.511.01,19617.313.0+180

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 14.5% No qualification, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 60.7% Vocational, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 19.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.8% Bachelor or Higher degree, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.5%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +180 No qualification, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +1,187 Vocational, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +958 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +141 Bachelor or Higher degree, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +138
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area 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, 24.9% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 60.7% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (60.7% compared to 58.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (2.5% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (2.8% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (19.6% compared to 21.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Playford North Urban Renewal area between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • No qualifications (+1,187 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+958 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+141 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+138 persons)