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1380.0.55.011 - Perspectives on Regional Australia: Non-school Qualifications in Regions, 2011  
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NON-SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS IN NEW SOUTH WALES AND AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

  • In 2011, the highest rates of attainment of non-school qualifications in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory were all in or near the capital cities of Sydney and Canberra.
  • Sydney - North Sydney and Hornsby (69.3%) had the highest rate of attainment of non-school qualifications of all regions in Australia.
  • Sydney - South West (36.7%) , Far West and Orana (39.2%) in the north-west interior and New England and North West (42.4%) in the north of the state were the regions with the lowest attainment rates in New South Wales.
  • In 2011, 51.0% of people in New South Wales had a non-school qualification.
  • In the Australian Capital Territory, 61.3% of people had a non-school qualification.


POPULATION WITH NON-SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS, 20-64 year olds, New South Wales, 2011
Map: Population with non-school qualifications, 20-64 year olds, New South Wales, 2011



FIELD OF NON-SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS


MANAGEMENT AND COMMERCE
  • In 2011, non-school qualifications in management and commerce were more common in the capital cities of Sydney and Canberra than in other regions in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Sydney alone had seven of the ten regions in Australia with the most non-school qualifications in this field.
  • Sydney - North Sydney and Hornsby (21.3%), Sydney - Ryde (18.8%) and Sydney - Inner West (17.2%) had the highest rates of attainment of non-school qualifications in this field in New South Wales.
  • In 2011, 11.5% of those with non-school qualifications in New South Wales had a qualification in management and commerce.
  • In the Australian Capital Territory, 12.4% of those with non-school qualifications had a qualification in this field.


NON-SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS IN MANAGEMENT AND COMMERCE, 20-64 year olds, New South Wales, 2011
Map: Non-school qualifications in management and commerce, 20-64 year olds, New South Wales, 2011



ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES

  • Hunter Valley exc. Newcastle (13.6%), north of Sydney, and Illawarra (11.8%), south of Sydney, had the largest proportions of people with a non-school qualification in engineering and related technologies in New South Wales. These were followed by the nearby regions of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie (11.6%) and Sydney - Sutherland (11.4%).
  • In New South Wales, 8.6% of people aged 20-64 years had a non-school qualification in this field.
  • In 2011, 6.3% of those with non-school qualifications in the Australian Capital Territory had a qualification in the field of engineering and related technologies.


NON-SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS IN ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES, 20-64 year olds, New South Wales, 2011
Map: Non-school qualifications in engineering and related technologies, 20-64 year olds, New South Wales, 2011


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