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Table 26: All employees: highest educational qualification by base classification and gender, 31 December 2019

Men

Table 26: All employees: highest educational qualification by base classification and gender, 31 December 2019
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 . 2 1 5 9 24 53 349 552 586 43 31 2 1657
Masters 1 27 19 25 94 280 351 1015 1401 973 201 63 18 4468
Postgraduate diploma . 5 19 13 79 190 244 690 818 463 120 27 7 2675
Bachelor degree 7 81 76 93 447 1140 1403 3051 3300 1593 280 101 18 11590
Undergraduate diploma 2 . 11 22 65 126 112 206 167 62 9 . . 782
Associate diploma 6 . 35 44 252 527 491 766 539 157 12 4 . 2833
Skilled vocational qualification 2 . 13 22 139 185 160 282 167 49 5 1 . 1025
Basic vocational qualification 3 . 16 13 43 52 60 88 41 18 2 1 . 337
Year 12 3 . 80 85 289 561 514 764 599 220 35 12 1 3163
Year 11 . . 23 20 38 68 60 70 38 8 3 . . 328
Year 10 . . 46 35 77 129 112 109 64 20 2 1 . 595
Less than year 10 . . 3 5 7 3 8 6 5 2 1 . . 40
No data 144 382 517 1404 3608 5270 4329 6243 4604 1773 338 106 32 28750
Total men 168 497 859 1786 5147 8555 7897 13639 12295 5924 1051 347 78 58243

Source: APSED

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 . 2 5 1 5 26 51 291 325 226 37 13 6 988
Masters . 14 28 19 108 294 447 1288 1440 789 199 54 15 4695
Postgraduate diploma 1 4 44 23 94 312 361 1077 1148 578 101 26 5 3774
Bachelor degree 8 79 171 144 652 1858 1856 4639 3865 1552 298 64 16 15202
Undergraduate diploma 2 . 25 28 73 208 169 245 202 60 6 1 . 1019
Associate diploma 4 . 78 81 345 1646 931 1161 578 173 13 1 . 5011
Skilled vocational qualification 2 . 46 67 223 574 271 356 163 47 4 . . 1753
Basic vocational qualification 2 . 93 39 141 235 151 181 89 10 1 . . 942
Year 12 2 . 170 169 475 1247 882 1149 625 216 28 6 4 4973
Year 11 . . 60 32 118 249 130 98 61 11 2 . . 761
Year 10 . . 125 98 226 573 264 291 132 31 3 . . 1743
Less than year 10 . . 25 2 14 40 21 15 7 2 2 . . 128
No data 121 319 867 1760 7309 11664 7216 8475 5345 1900 328 64 15 45383
Total women 142 418 1737 2463 9783 18926 12750 19266 13980 5595 1022 229 61 86372

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 . 4 6 6 14 50 104 640 877 812 80 44 8 2645
Masters 1 41 47 44 202 574 798 2304 2841 1762 400 117 33 9164
Postgraduate diploma 1 9 63 36 173 502 605 1767 1969 1041 221 53 12 6452
Bachelor degree 15 160 247 237 1099 3000 3261 7693 7165 3145 578 165 34 26799
Undergraduate diploma 4 . 36 50 138 334 281 452 369 122 15 1 . 1802
Associate diploma 10 . 113 125 597 2173 1423 1927 1117 330 25 5 . 7845
Skilled vocational qualification 4 . 59 89 362 759 431 638 330 96 9 1 . 2778
Basic vocational qualification 5 . 109 52 184 288 211 269 130 28 3 1 . 1280
Year 12 5 . 250 254 764 1808 1396 1913 1224 436 63 18 5 8136
Year 11 . . 83 52 156 317 190 168 99 19 5 . . 1089
Year 10 . . 171 133 303 702 376 400 196 51 5 1 . 2338
Less than year 10 . . 28 7 21 43 29 21 12 4 3 . . 168
No data 265 704 1384 3168 10952 16951 11552 14721 9953 3673 667 171 47 74208
Total 310 918 2596 4253 14965 27501 20657 32913 26282 11519 2074 577 139 144704

Source: APSED