2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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HEAP Level of Highest Educational Attainment
Second release

Icon - Persons Combines Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) and Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) to produce a single measure of a person's overall level of educational attainment, whether it be a school or non-school qualification.

Data available on request.

Applicable to:Persons aged 15 years and over

Categories:1Postgraduate Degree Level

10Postgraduate Degree Level, nfd
11Doctoral Degree Level
12Master Degree Level

2Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Level

20Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Level, nfd
21Graduate Diploma Level
22Graduate Certificate Level

3Bachelor Degree Level

31Bachelor Degree Level

4Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level

40Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level, nfd
41Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree Level
42Diploma Level

5Certificate Level

50Certificate Level, nfd

500Certificate Level, nfd

51Certificate III & IV Level

510Certificate III & IV Level, nfd
511Certificate IV
514Certificate III

52Certificate I & II Level

520Certificate I & II Level, nfd
521Certificate II
524Certificate I

6School Education Level

611Year 12
613Year 11
621Year 10
622Year 9
067Year 8 or below

Supplementary codes

001 Inadequately described
998No educational attainment
&&&Not stated
@@@Not applicable
VVVOverseas visitor

Number of categories: one digit level 6
two digit level 13
three digit level 17

Not applicable (@@@) category comprises:

  • Persons aged under 15 years

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