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Religion - Antiochian Orthodox
Qualifications

1,182 people (26%) with Antiochian Orthodox religious affiliation in New South Wales had a tertiary qualification in 2011.

Educational Qualifications relates to education beyond primary and secondary school and are one of the most important indicators of socio-economic status. For the overseas-born they are likely to be related to the age and year of migration (younger age groups are more likely to have qualifications generally), and also to the level of skilled migration. The recognition of overseas qualifications in Australia and the Census may also be a factor influencing the qualification levels of migrant communities. Overseas-born populations may have higher or lower qualification levels than the total population, and this may affect Employment Status and Household Income .

Derived from the Census questions:

  • 'What is the level of the highest qualification the person has completed?'
  • 'What is your religion?'

  • Total NSW employed persons aged 15 years and over
  • Population with a religion of Antiochian Orthodox
Highest qualification achieved
Religion - Antiochian Orthodox20112006Change
Qualification levelNumberAntiochian Orthodox %% of total NSW populationNumberAntiochian Orthodox %% of total NSW population2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree76316.719.955212.816.5+211
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4199.28.33397.97.4+80
Vocational70915.517.760314.016.8+106
No qualification2,44953.642.82,49657.945.5-47
Not stated2275.011.43207.413.8-93

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest qualification achieved, 2011
Highest qualification achieved, 2011 No qualification, Total New South Wales population: 42.8% Vocational, Total New South Wales population: 17.7% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Total New South Wales population: 8.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, Total New South Wales population: 19.9% No qualification, Religion - Antiochian Orthodox: 53.6% Vocational, Religion - Antiochian Orthodox: 15.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Religion - Antiochian Orthodox: 9.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Religion - Antiochian Orthodox: 16.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 No qualification, Antiochian Orthodox: -47 Vocational, Antiochian Orthodox: +106 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Antiochian Orthodox: +80 Bachelor or Higher degree, Antiochian Orthodox: +211
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications held by New South Wales Antiochian Orthodox religious affiliated population compared to the total population shows that in 2011 there was a lower proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 41.4% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 53.6% had no qualifications, compared with 45.8% and 42.8% respectively for the the New South Wales total population.

In NSW, the major differences between the qualifications of Antiochian Orthodox religious affiliated population compared to the total population were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with No qualifications (53.6% compared to 42.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (16.7% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocationals (15.5% compared to 17.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the the New South Wales Antiochian Orthodox religious affiliated population between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+211 persons)
  • Vocationals (+106 persons)
  • Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (+80 persons)