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Redwood Park

Qualifications

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

1,126 people in Redwood Park had a tertiary qualification in 2016.

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, Redwood 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
Redwood Park - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
69815.917.053412.314.1+164
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
4289.79.93989.28.9+30
Vocational
1,12725.623.41,02823.721.8+99
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,88142.842.82,09148.347.3-210
Not stated
2646.06.82786.47.9-14

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest qualification achieved, 2016
Highest qualification achieved, 2016 Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.8% No qualification, City of Tea Tree Gully: 42.8% Vocational, City of Tea Tree Gully: 23.4% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.9% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Tea Tree Gully: 17.0% Not stated, Redwood Park: 6.0% No qualification, Redwood Park: 42.8% Vocational, Redwood Park: 25.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Redwood Park: 9.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Redwood Park: 15.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2011 to 2016
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Redwood Park: -14 No qualification, Redwood Park: -210 Vocational, Redwood Park: +99 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Redwood Park: +30 Bachelor or Higher degree, Redwood Park: +164
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the population in Redwood Park in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a similar proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 51.2% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 42.8% had no qualifications, compared with 50.4% and 42.8% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Redwood Park and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (25.6% compared to 23.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (15.9% compared to 17.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Redwood Park between 2011 and 2016 were in those with:

  • No qualifications (-210 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+164 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+99 persons)
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