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Warracknabeal

Qualifications

213 people in Warracknabeal 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, Warracknabeal'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
Warracknabeal - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%Wimmera Region %Number%Wimmera Region %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
1085.59.61316.38.5-23
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1055.46.7703.45.8+35
Vocational
36718.719.335817.316.9+9
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification1,00651.453.11,21358.657.1-207
Not stated
37319.011.329914.411.7+74

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, Wimmera Region: 11.3% No qualification, Wimmera Region: 53.1% Vocational, Wimmera Region: 19.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Wimmera Region: 6.7% Bachelor or Higher degree, Wimmera Region: 9.6% Not stated, Warracknabeal: 19.0% No qualification, Warracknabeal: 51.4% Vocational, Warracknabeal: 18.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Warracknabeal: 5.4% Bachelor or Higher degree, Warracknabeal: 5.5%
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, Warracknabeal: +74 No qualification, Warracknabeal: -207 Vocational, Warracknabeal: +9 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Warracknabeal: +35 Bachelor or Higher degree, Warracknabeal: -23
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 Warracknabeal in 2011 compared to Wimmera Region shows that there was a lower proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), as well as a lower proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 29.6% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 51.4% had no qualifications, compared with 35.6% and 53.1% respectively for Wimmera Region.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Warracknabeal and Wimmera Region were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (5.5% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with No qualifications (51.4% compared to 53.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (5.4% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the qualifications of the population in Warracknabeal between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • No qualifications (-207 persons)
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