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Golden Grove - Gould Creek

Qualifications

1,836 people in Golden Grove - Gould Creek 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, Golden Grove - Gould Creek'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
Golden Grove - Gould Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,07814.114.186112.411.3+216
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
7589.98.95938.57.8+165
Vocational
1,53620.121.81,41520.320.8+120
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification3,73148.947.33,55051.051.0+181
Not stated
5236.97.95427.89.0-19

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 Tea Tree Gully: 7.9% No qualification, City of Tea Tree Gully: 47.3% Vocational, City of Tea Tree Gully: 21.8% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Tea Tree Gully: 14.1% Not stated, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 6.9% No qualification, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 48.9% Vocational, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 20.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 9.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 14.1%
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, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: -19 No qualification, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +181 Vocational, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +120 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +165 Bachelor or Higher degree, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +216
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 Golden Grove - Gould Creek in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully 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, 44.2% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 48.9% had no qualifications, compared with 44.8% and 47.3% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Golden Grove - Gould Creek and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (48.9% compared to 47.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (9.9% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (20.1% compared to 21.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Golden Grove - Gould Creek between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+216 persons)
  • No qualifications (+181 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+165 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+120 persons)