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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander profile - Qualifications

[IndigenousQualifications].[Sum_UniNum].{0:0.0}% of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Rockhampton have a tertiary qualification.

Highest qualification achieved shows the level of qualification, school or non-school, which is the highest that a person has achieved. This topic is useful for looking at the education and work prospects of the indigenous community, how many have completed schooling, and how many have gone on to University or TAFE qualifications.

This is an important indicator of the socio-economic status of the indigenous community in the area, and should be viewed in conjunction with the more detailed Highest Level of Schooling and Education Institute Attending variables, as well as Employment Status.

Derived from the Census questions:

'What is the level of the highest qualification the person has completed?' and 'What is the highest year of primary or secondary school the person has completed?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Highest qualification achieved, 2011
Highest qualification achieved, 2011
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
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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Rockhampton in 2011 compared to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Queensland - ATSI shows that there was a [IndigenousQualifications].[Compare_Quals] proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), [IndigenousQualifications].[Compare_Join] [IndigenousQualifications].[Compare_NoQuals] proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, [IndigenousQualifications].[Sum_Quals].{0:0.0}% of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and [IndigenousQualifications].[Sum_NoQuals].{0:0.0}% had no qualifications, compared with [IndigenousQualifications].[Sum_BM_Quals].{0:0.0}% and [IndigenousQualifications].[Sum_BM_NoQuals].{0:0.0}% respectively for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Queensland - ATSI.

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