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Qualifications

24,661 people in Redland City 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, Redland City'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
Redland City - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Greater Brisbane %Number%Greater Brisbane %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
14,73013.320.110,72810.616.6+4,002
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
9,9319.08.07,8647.87.2+2,067
Vocational
25,10022.618.120,70720.516.6+4,393
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification51,28946.344.050,62150.247.9+668
Not stated
9,8198.99.711,00210.911.8-1,183

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, Greater Brisbane: 9.7% No qualification, Greater Brisbane: 44.0% Vocational, Greater Brisbane: 18.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Greater Brisbane: 8.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Greater Brisbane: 20.1% Not stated, Redland City: 8.9% No qualification, Redland City: 46.3% Vocational, Redland City: 22.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Redland City: 9.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, Redland City: 13.3%
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, Redland City: -1,183 No qualification, Redland City: +668 Vocational, Redland City: +4,393 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Redland City: +2,067 Bachelor or Higher degree, Redland City: +4,002
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 Redland City in 2011 compared to Greater Brisbane 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, 44.9% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 46.3% had no qualifications, compared with 46.3% and 44.0% respectively for Greater Brisbane.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Redland City and Greater Brisbane were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (22.6% compared to 18.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (46.3% compared to 44.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (13.3% compared to 20.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Vocational qualifications (+4,393 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+4,002 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+2,067 persons)
  • No qualifications (+668 persons)
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