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1,106 people in Malvern 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, Malvern'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
Malvern - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
92743.340.690342.536.7+24
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1798.49.01788.48.8+1
Vocational
1989.210.51798.410.5+19
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification73934.532.169032.534.4+49
Not stated
994.67.81768.39.6-77

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 Unley: 7.8% No qualification, City of Unley: 32.1% Vocational, City of Unley: 10.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Unley: 9.0% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Unley: 40.6% Not stated, Malvern: 4.6% No qualification, Malvern: 34.5% Vocational, Malvern: 9.2% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Malvern: 8.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Malvern: 43.3%
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, Malvern: -77 No qualification, Malvern: +49 Vocational, Malvern: +19 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Malvern: +1 Bachelor or Higher degree, Malvern: +24
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 Malvern in 2016 compared to City of Unley 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, 60.9% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 34.5% had no qualifications, compared with 60.1% and 32.1% respectively for City of Unley.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Malvern and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (43.3% compared to 40.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (34.5% compared to 32.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (9.2% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Malvern between 2011 and 2016.

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