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Fullarton Ward

Qualifications

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2,820 people in Fullarton 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, Fullarton 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
Fullarton Ward - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree
2,26138.640.61,64934.036.7+612
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
5599.59.04509.38.8+109
Vocational
5579.510.561212.610.5-54
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,94433.232.11,79937.134.4+145
Not stated
5359.17.83387.09.6+197

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, Fullarton Ward: 9.1% No qualification, Fullarton Ward: 33.2% Vocational, Fullarton Ward: 9.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Fullarton Ward: 9.5% Bachelor or Higher degree, Fullarton Ward: 38.6%
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, Fullarton Ward: +197 No qualification, Fullarton Ward: +145 Vocational, Fullarton Ward: -54 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Fullarton Ward: +109 Bachelor or Higher degree, Fullarton Ward: +612
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 Fullarton Ward in 2016 compared to City of Unley 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, 57.7% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 33.2% 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 Fullarton Ward and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (33.2% compared to 32.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (38.6% compared to 40.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+612 persons)
  • No qualifications (+145 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+109 persons)
  • Vocational qualifications (-54 persons)
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