Education Update – Dec 2020

Qualification levels help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of local workers in a particular industry.

The level of qualifications in a workforce relate to a number of factors including:

  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry;
  • The professional or working ambitions of people (to seek education as youth or retraining as adults);
  • The opportunities afforded to people to continue studying beyond compulsory schooling.

The largest changes in the qualifications held by the workforce in Junee Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Bachelor or Higher degree (+69 local workers)
  • No qualification (-67 local workers)
  • Certificate III & IV Level (+60 local workers)
  • Certificate I and II Level (+16 local workers)

Sources:

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) compiled and presented by Informed Decisions (ID)