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Balmoral Ward

Qualifications

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3,557 people in Balmoral Ward 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, Balmoral Ward'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
Balmoral Ward - 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
2,35617.117.01,72012.914.1+636
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,2018.79.91,0107.68.9+191
Vocational
2,97421.623.42,74020.621.8+234
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification6,24645.442.86,70350.347.3-457
Not stated
9817.16.81,1418.67.9-160

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, Balmoral Ward: 7.1% No qualification, Balmoral Ward: 45.4% Vocational, Balmoral Ward: 21.6% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Balmoral Ward: 8.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Balmoral Ward: 17.1%
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, Balmoral Ward: -160 No qualification, Balmoral Ward: -457 Vocational, Balmoral Ward: +234 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Balmoral Ward: +191 Bachelor or Higher degree, Balmoral Ward: +636
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 Balmoral Ward in 2016 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, 47.5% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 45.4% 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 Balmoral Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (45.4% compared to 42.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (21.6% compared to 23.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (8.7% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+636 persons)
  • No qualifications (-457 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+234 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+191 persons)
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