Country Idealist Profiles

Victoria (Aus) – Education numbers

In the 2001 Census, 130,060 (3.5%) people (64,055 males and 66,005 females) held a postgraduate degree, graduate diploma or graduate certificate. This compares with 103,627 (3.0%) people (52,361 males and 51,266 females) in the 1996 Census and 70,635 (2.1%) people (37,760 males and 32,875 females) in the 1991 Census.
In the 2001 Census, 390,733 (10.7%) people (178,489 males and 212,244 females) held a bachelor degree, compared with 289,029 (8.4%) people (141,633 males and 147,396 females) in the 1996 Census and 205,076 (6.2%) people (108,984 males and 96,092 females) in the 1991 Census.
There were 757,091 (20.6%) people (485,321 males and 271,770 females) with an advanced diploma, diploma or certificate in the 2001 Census, compared with 636,005 (18.5%) people (414,778 males and 221,227 females) in the 1996 Census and 583,869 (17.7%) people (380,706 males and 203,163 females) in the 1991 Census.
In the 2001 Census, 2,390,500 (65.2%) people (1,051,377 males and 1,339,123 females) did not have a qualification, did not state a qualification or stated a qualification outside of the scope of the standard classification. This compares with 2,400,114 (70.0%) people (1,058,529 males and 1,341,585 females) in the 1996 Census and 2,439,832 (73.9%) people (1,085,262 males and 1,354,570 females) in the 1991 Census.

http://www.about-australia.com/facts/victoria/demographics/

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