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Steventon Ward

Qualifications

2,931 people in Steventon 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, Steventon 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
Steventon Ward - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1,73213.414.11,43411.811.3+298
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1,1999.38.99718.07.8+228
Vocational
3,11424.121.82,73922.520.8+375
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification5,83045.247.35,85448.251.0-24
Not stated
1,0348.07.91,1589.59.0-124

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, Steventon Ward: 8.0% No qualification, Steventon Ward: 45.2% Vocational, Steventon Ward: 24.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Steventon Ward: 9.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, Steventon Ward: 13.4%
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, Steventon Ward: -124 No qualification, Steventon Ward: -24 Vocational, Steventon Ward: +375 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Steventon Ward: +228 Bachelor or Higher degree, Steventon Ward: +298
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 Steventon 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), and a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 46.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 45.2% 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 Steventon Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (24.1% compared to 21.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (45.2% compared to 47.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Vocational qualifications (+375 persons)
  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+298 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+228 persons)
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