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Table 27: All employees: highest educational qualification by base classification and gender, 31 December 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 . 2 1 6 10 29 52 345 555 606 47 30 3 1686
Masters 3 28 25 26 113 299 380 1071 1395 1022 198 63 16 4639
Postgraduate diploma . 5 27 18 92 210 275 722 848 505 123 24 6 2855
Bachelor degree 14 93 112 110 544 1242 1506 3219 3211 1643 287 102 17 12100
Undergraduate diploma 3 . 16 28 77 150 121 213 166 73 9 . . 856
Associate diploma 10 . 41 52 287 591 504 803 519 164 11 4 1 2987
Skilled vocational qualification 6 . 21 37 140 205 166 299 166 51 5 1 . 1097
Basic vocational qualification 3 . 16 13 42 65 56 84 40 16 3 1 . 339
Year 12 12 . 88 97 349 624 564 801 638 242 40 13 2 3470
Year 11 1 . 22 23 47 77 73 77 42 11 3 . . 376
Year 10 . . 51 47 87 153 125 121 72 20 3 1 . 680
Less than year 10 . . 8 7 8 5 12 5 5 2 1 1 . 54
No data 245 211 518 1399 3869 5237 4117 6002 4473 1854 318 110 29 28382
Total men 297 339 946 1863 5665 8887 7951 13762 12130 6209 1048 350 74 59521
                             
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 2 . 7 27 59 285 313 230 33 12 5 975
Masters . 18 33 23 121 355 469 1340 1377 798 188 49 12 4783
Postgraduate diploma . 4 68 27 114 343 396 1176 1157 574 97 26 3 3985
Bachelor degree 9 84 203 180 730 2070 1986 4760 3739 1476 285 61 16 15599
Undergraduate diploma 4 . 34 45 96 228 166 254 192 64 4 1 . 1088
Associate diploma 6 . 100 96 389 1843 942 1125 554 153 11 1 . 5220
Skilled vocational qualification 4 . 52 79 244 634 276 345 153 44 5 . . 1836
Basic vocational qualification 3 . 118 46 148 251 157 163 68 11 1 . . 966
Year 12 9 . 187 184 556 1407 893 1182 630 215 25 7 5 5300
Year 11 . . 75 40 142 292 135 114 61 12 2 . . 873
Year 10 1 . 157 116 269 624 280 327 139 36 3 . . 1952
Less than year 10 . . 21 4 19 51 18 17 9 3 1 . . 143
No data 251 225 917 1984 7869 11751 6712 7967 4963 1844 297 66 16 44862
Total women 287 333 1967 2824 10704 19876 12489 19055 13355 5460 952 223 57 87582
                             
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 3 6 17 56 111 630 868 836 80 42 8 2661
Masters 3 46 58 49 235 654 849 2412 2772 1820 386 112 28 9424
Postgraduate diploma . 9 95 45 206 553 671 1898 2007 1079 220 50 9 6842
Bachelor degree 23 177 315 290 1274 3314 3493 7981 6950 3119 572 163 33 27704
Undergraduate diploma 7 . 50 73 173 378 287 468 358 137 13 1 . 1945
Associate diploma 16 . 141 148 676 2435 1446 1928 1073 317 22 5 1 8208
Skilled vocational qualification 10 . 73 116 384 839 442 644 319 95 10 1 . 2933
Basic vocational qualification 6 . 134 59 190 316 213 247 108 27 4 1 . 1305
Year 12 21 . 275 281 905 2031 1457 1983 1268 457 65 20 7 8770
Year 11 1 . 97 63 189 369 208 191 103 23 5 . . 1249
Year 10 1 . 208 163 356 777 405 448 211 56 6 1 . 2632
Less than year 10 . . 29 11 27 56 30 22 14 5 2 1 . 197
No data 500 436 1435 3388 11762 16998 10832 13970 9438 3698 615 176 45 73293
Total 588 672 2913 4692 16394 28776 20444 32822 25489 11669 2000 573 131 147163
                             
Source: APSED                            
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019