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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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POSTGRADUATE DEGREE, GRADUATE DIPLOMA, GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

At the 2001 Census, 8,116 (2.3%) people in Tasmania aged 15 years and over (4,152 males and 3,964 females) held a postgraduate degree, graduate diploma or graduate certificate. The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest proportion of its population with a postgraduate degree, graduate diploma or graduate certificate with 2,785 males and 2,605 females (3.1% of the Region's total).


BACHELOR DEGREE

At the 2001 Census, 27,132 (7.6%) people in Tasmania (11,547 males and 15,585 females) held a bachelor degree. The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest proportion of its population with a bachelor degree with 9.2% of the Region's total. More females than males held a bachelor degree in Tasmania in 2001, and this was the case in each Region.


ADVANCED DIPLOMA, DIPLOMA, CERTIFICATE

There were 72,206 (20.2%) people in Tasmania with an advanced diploma, diploma or certificate in the 2001 Census. The Mersey-Lyell Region had the highest proportion of its population with an advanced diploma, diploma or certificate with 20.6% (16,382 people) of the Region's total. More males than females had an advanced diploma, diploma or certificate in Tasmania in 2001, with
7,806 (66.2%) males and 24,400 (33.8%) females.


NO QUALIFICATION

In the 2001 Census, 249,852 (69.9%) people (109,644 males and 140,208 females) did not have a qualification, did not state a qualification or stated a qualification outside of the scope of the standard classification.



NON-SCHOOL QUALIFICATION: LEVEL OF EDUCATION, Tasmanian regions(a)(b) - Census 2001 (c)
Males
Females
Persons

no.

no.

no.

GREATER HOBART-SOUTHERN
Postgraduate Degree
1,871
1,145
3,016
Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate
914
1,460
2,374
Bachelor Degree
7,126
9,045
16,171
Advanced Diploma and Diploma
4,339
5,274
9,613
Certificate
18,653
7,062
25,715
Not stated(d)
8,627
11,072
19,699
Not applicable(e)
43,650
56,371
100,021
Total
85,180
91,429
176,609

NORTHERN
Postgraduate Degree
584
356
940
Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate
331
519
850
Bachelor Degree
2,866
4,186
7,052
Advanced Diploma and Diploma
2,100
2,685
4,785
Certificate
11,363
4,100
15,463
Not stated(d)
4,851
6,496
11,347
Not applicable(e)
26,672
33,564
60,236
Total
48,767
51,906
100,673

MERSEY-LYELL
Postgraduate Degree
241
145
386
Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate
200
325
525
Bachelor Degree
1,511
2,310
3,821
Advanced Diploma and Diploma
1,430
1,999
3,429
Certificate
9,719
3,234
12,953
Not stated(d)
3,935
5,296
9,231
Not applicable(e)
21,646
27,195
48,841
Total
38,682
40,504
79,186

TASMANIA(f)
Postgraduate Degree
2,705
1,651
4,356
Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate
1,447
2,313
3,760
Bachelor Degree
11,547
15,585
27,132
Advanced Diploma and Diploma
7,910
9,982
17,892
Certificate
39,896
14,418
54,314
Not stated(d)
17,532
22,929
40,461
Not applicable(e)
92,112
117,279
209,391
Total
173,149
184,157
357,306

(a) Excludes schooling up to year 12.
(b) Persons aged 15 years and over (excluding overseas visitors).
(c) Counts at place of enumeration.

(d) Includes 'inadequately described'.
(e) Includes persons who do not have a qualification and persons who have a qualification out of scope of the Australian Standard Classification of Education.
(f) Includes persons offshore areas & migratory.

Source: 2001 Census Basic Community Profiles (BCPs)


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