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3,387 people in Pedare Ward 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, Pedare 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
Pedare Ward - 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
2,01714.114.11,68411.911.3+333
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,3709.68.91,2108.67.8+160
Vocational
3,10721.721.82,91120.620.8+196
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification6,89148.247.37,20251.051.0-311
Not stated
9156.47.91,1207.99.0-205

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, Pedare Ward: 6.4% No qualification, Pedare Ward: 48.2% Vocational, Pedare Ward: 21.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Pedare Ward: 9.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, Pedare Ward: 14.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Pedare Ward: -205 No qualification, Pedare Ward: -311 Vocational, Pedare Ward: +196 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Pedare Ward: +160 Bachelor or Higher degree, Pedare Ward: +333
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 Pedare Ward in 2011 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), as well as a higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 45.4% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 48.2% had no qualifications, compared with 44.8% and 47.3% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were no major differences between Pedare Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011.

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+333 persons)
  • No qualifications (-311 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (+196 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+160 persons)