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Table 23: All employees: highest educational qualification by base classification and gender, 30 June 2018

Men
Highest educational qualification Classification Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Doctorate . 5 1 9 11 27 54 340 555 615 48 27 4 1696
Masters 4 50 21 24 116 304 389 1077 1411 1023 202 60 15 4696
Postgraduate diploma 2 8 23 19 100 217 271 735 870 524 132 24 5 2930
Bachelor degree 19 153 93 107 552 1321 1552 3309 3293 1685 294 107 20 12505
Undergraduate diploma 6 . 15 28 83 145 123 206 161 72 9 . . 848
Associate diploma 13 . 44 50 321 598 516 824 524 170 13 4 1 3078
Skilled vocational qualification 10 . 19 41 142 217 175 310 166 57 7 1 . 1145
Basic vocational qualification 3 . 13 16 52 65 49 83 43 20 3 1 . 348
Year 12 17 . 78 107 370 654 584 848 662 255 40 11 2 3628
Year 11 1 . 23 23 52 85 79 89 46 10 3 . . 411
Year 10 2 . 54 54 97 168 137 141 79 23 4 . . 759
Less than year 10 . . 10 7 8 6 12 6 6 3 1 1 . 60
No data 289 379 580 1424 4132 5366 4233 6126 4622 1923 319 107 25 29525
Total men 366 595 974 1909 6036 9173 8174 14094 12438 6380 1075 343 72 61629
                             
Women
Highest educational qualification Classification Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Doctorate . 4 1 . 6 29 54 270 303 232 30 14 4 947
Masters . 33 21 18 131 372 466 1312 1357 774 181 48 10 4723
Postgraduate diploma 1 10 52 24 124 368 402 1196 1142 568 96 26 3 4012
Bachelor degree 14 146 177 166 782 2134 2095 4748 3707 1485 277 59 18 15808
Undergraduate diploma 4 . 27 48 106 209 170 265 188 65 5 1 . 1088
Associate diploma 5 . 86 105 411 1928 959 1097 523 147 11 1 . 5273
Skilled vocational qualification 2 . 52 75 253 651 294 327 148 43 4 . . 1849
Basic vocational qualification 4 . 93 52 159 246 146 167 67 12 1 . . 947
Year 12 10 . 171 191 603 1470 931 1173 650 213 30 6 4 5452
Year 11 1 . 62 42 154 312 140 119 63 16 3 . . 912
Year 10 1 . 157 124 312 666 312 329 149 39 4 . . 2093
Less than year 10 . . 30 9 23 57 22 17 10 3 1 . . 172
No data 271 409 986 2027 8497 11826 6682 7863 4922 1784 299 59 13 45638
Total women 313 602 1915 2881 11561 20268 12673 18883 13229 5381 942 214 52 88914
                             
Total                            
Highest educational qualification Classification Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Doctorate . 9 2 9 17 56 108 610 858 847 78 41 8 2643
Masters 4 83 42 42 247 676 855 2390 2768 1797 383 108 25 9420
Postgraduate diploma 3 18 75 43 224 585 674 1931 2014 1092 228 50 8 6945
Bachelor degree 33 299 270 273 1334 3457 3647 8059 7000 3170 571 166 38 28317
Undergraduate diploma 10 . 42 76 189 354 293 471 349 137 14 1 . 1936
Associate diploma 18 . 130 155 732 2527 1475 1921 1048 317 24 5 1 8353
Skilled vocational qualification 12 . 71 116 395 868 469 637 314 100 11 1 . 2994
Basic vocational qualification 7 . 106 68 211 311 195 250 110 32 4 1 . 1295
Year 12 27 . 249 298 973 2124 1515 2021 1312 468 70 17 6 9080
Year 11 2 . 85 65 206 397 219 208 109 26 6 . . 1323
Year 10 3 . 211 178 409 834 449 470 228 62 8 . . 2852
Less than year 10 . . 40 16 31 63 34 23 16 6 2 1 . 232
No data 563 789 1566 3457 12642 17206 10916 13990 9546 3707 618 166 38 75204
Total 682 1198 2889 4796 17610 29458 20849 32981 25672 11761 2017 557 124 150594

Source: APSED

Last reviewed: 
25 September 2018