1344.8.55.001 - ACT Stats, 2007
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/11/2007 Ceased
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Educational attainment in Canberra
More than half of Canberra's residents had non-school qualifications, according to an analysis of 2006 Census figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The proportion of Canberrans with non-school qualifications increased from 41% in 1996 to 52% in 2006.
Nearly a third (30%) of Canberra's residents had a Bachelor Degree or higher qualification, compared to 16% of Queanbeyan residents and 16% nationally.
However, only 13% of ACT residents held a Certificate I - IV qualification, compared to 18% of Queanbeyan residents and 17% nationally.
Other key findings from the report include:
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