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ABS Census - B17 Qualification (Highest) Field By Sex (SLA) 1991

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

This table contains data relating to qualification (highest) field 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 SLA 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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Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated March 20, 2020, 05:48 (UTC)
Created November 1, 2019, 00:35 (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_b17_qualification_hi_field_by_sex_sla_1991
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Architecture & building, Females, Architecture & building, Males, Architecture & related fields, Females, Architecture & related fields, Males, Business & administration, Females, Business & administration, Males, Education, Females, Education, Males, Engineering, Females, Engineering, Males, Geometry Field, Health, Females, Health, Males, Inadequately described, Females, Inadequately described, Males, Miscellaneous fields, Females, Miscellaneous fields, Males, Natural & physical sciences, Females, Natural & physical sciences, Males, Not qualified, Females, Not qualified, Males, Not stated, Females, Not stated, Males, SLA Code, SLA Name, Society & culture, Females, Society & culture, Males, True Table Population
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (1991): ABS Census - B17 Qualification (Highest) Field By Sex (SLA) 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 sla_code
Type dataset
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