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ABS Census - B16 Qualification (Highest) Level By Sex (LGA) 1991

The 1991 Census Basic Community profiles present 57 tables containing summary characteristics of persons and/or dwellings for Local Government Areas (LGA) in Australia.

This table contains data relating to qualification (highest) level by sex. Counts are of persons aged 15 years or more, based on place of enumeration on census night which; includes overseas visitors; excludes Australians overseas; and excludes adjustment for under-enumeration. The data is by LGA 1991 boundaries. Periodicity: 5-Yearly.

This data is ABS data (cat. no. 2101.0 & original geographic boundary cat. no. 1261.0.30.001) used with permission from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The tabular data was processed and supplied to AURIN by the Australian Data Archives. The cleaned, high resolution 1991 geographic boundaries are available from

For more information please refer to the 1991 Census Dictionary:$File/29010_1991_210_Census%20Dictionary.pdf.

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Field Value
Last Updated March 20, 2020, 05:47 (UTC)
Created November 1, 2019, 00:36 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia (CC BY 2.5 AU)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_ABS_Census-UoM_AURIN_DB_Census1991_b16_qualification_hi_level_by_sex_lga_1991
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Associate diploma, Females, Associate diploma, Males, Bachelor degree, Females, Bachelor degree, Males, Basic vocational, Females, Basic vocational, Males, Geometry Field, Higher degree, Females, Higher degree, Males, Inadequately described, Females, Inadequately described, Males, Local Government Area Code, Local Government Area Name, Not qualified, Females, Not qualified, Males, Not stated, Females, Not stated, Males, Post graduate diploma, Females, Post graduate diploma, Males, Skilled vocational, Females, Skilled vocational, Males, True Table Population, Undergraduate diploma, Females, Undergraduate diploma, Males
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (1991): ABS Census - B16 Qualification (Highest) Level By Sex (LGA) 1991; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice ©Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics 1991
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key lga_code
Type dataset
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