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In 2018, 57.6% of the workforce in Porirua City had a tertiary qualification, compared to 61.7% in Wellington Region.
Qualification levels help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of workers in a particular industry.
The level of qualifications in a workforce relate to a number of factors including:
Educational Qualification statistics should be looked at in conjunction with Workforce Industries , Workforce Occupation and Workforce Field of Qualification data as well as information on the Level and Field of Qualification of residents for a full education analysis for Porirua City.
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|Workforce highest qualification achieved|
|Qualification level||Number||%||Wellington Region %||Number||%||Wellington Region %||2013 to 2018|
|Post school (excluding university)||4,974||28.3||23.9||3,636||25.8||22.0||+1,338|
|Not stated / included||270||1.5||4.1||444||3.2||2.0||-174|
Analysis of the qualifications of the workforce in Porirua City in 2018 compared to Wellington Region shows that there was a lower proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Higher degrees, Bachelor degrees and Post School (excluding university) qualifications), and a higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.
Overall, 87.1% of the workforce held educational qualifications, and 11.3% had no qualifications, compared with 87.9% and 8.0% respectively for Wellington Region.
The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce in Porirua City and Wellington Region were:
The largest changes in the qualifications held by the workforce in Porirua City between 2013 and 2018 were:
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