Tables About Waikato Region



2006 Census

Highest Qualification of People in Waikato Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
No qualification
 76,194  708,429
Level 1 certificate gained at school
 39,975  386,070
Level 2 certificate gained at school
 24,708  263,850
Level 3 or 4 certificate gained at school
 13,161  170,055
Overseas secondary school qualification
 11,421  172,590
Level 1, 2 or 3 certificate gained post-school
 12,519  128,619
Level 4 certificate gained post-school
 28,914  286,599
Level 5 diploma
 9,456  110,496
Level 6 diploma
 14,292  157,869
Bachelor degree and level 7 qualifications
 23,244  315,846
Post-graduate and honours degree
 3,777  55,461
Masters degree
 3,981  59,703
Doctorate degree
 1,356  16,767
Not elsewhere included(3)
 32,184  328,014
Total  295,176  3,160,371

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. For further information on the qualifications framework, refer to the statistical standard for qualifications, available from the Statistics New Zealand website: www.stats.govt.nz
3. Includes 'highest qualification unidentifiable' and 'not stated'.

Highest Qualification of Māori in Waikato Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
No qualification
 18,519  130,146
Level 1 certificate gained at school
 7,164  54,549
Level 2 certificate gained at school
 3,933  31,197
Level 3 or 4 certificate gained at school
 2,385  17,892
Overseas secondary school qualification
 153  1,464
Level 1, 2 or 3 certificate gained post-school
 2,847  21,150
Level 4 certificate gained post-school
 3,630  27,450
Level 5 diploma
 1,074  9,456
Level 6 diploma
 1,200  10,107
Bachelor degree and level 7 qualifications
 2,367  17,907
Post-graduate and honours degree
 321  2,532
Masters degree
 300  2,241
Doctorate degree
 42  387
Not elsewhere included(3)
 5,472  38,928
Total  49,407  365,406

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. For further information on the qualifications framework, refer to the statistical standard for qualifications, available from the Statistics New Zealand website: www.stats.govt.nz
3. Includes 'highest qualification unidentifiable' and 'not stated'. 

1996–2006 Censuses

Highest Qualification of People in Waikato Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
No qualification
 93,372  73,494  76,194
Level 1 cert gained at school
 31,179  39,765  39,975
Level 2 cert gained at school
 21,870  26,352  24,708
Level 3 or 4 cert gained at school
 11,301  12,522  13,161
Overseas secondary school qual
 4,005  10,776  11,421
Level 1, 2 or 3 cert post-school
 8,061  10,500  12,519
Level 4 cert post-school
 16,662  13,932  28,914
Level 5 diploma
 3,381  5,202  9,456
Level 6 diploma
 18,291  18,441  14,292
Bachelor deg and level 7 quals
 10,662  14,490  23,244
Post-grad and honours degree(3)
 5,349  6,435  3,777
Masters degree
......  3,981
Doctorate degree
......  1,353
Not elsewhere included(4)
 38,805  38,763  32,181
Total  262,941  270,672  295,176

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. For further information on the qualifications framework, refer to the statistical standard for qualifications, available from the Statistics New Zealand website: www.stats.govt.nz
3. For 1996 and 2001, post-graduate and honours degree, masters degree and doctorate degree data was produced as part of a higher degree category. For time series, the higher degree data is shown under the post-graduate and honours degree category.
4. Includes responses classified as 'response unidentifiable' and 'not stated' for 1996. Includes 'highest qualification unidentifiable' and 'not stated' for 2001 and 2006.

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Highest Qualification of Māori in Waikato Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
No qualification
 22,413  18,105  18,519
Level 1 cert gained at school
 5,085  6,633  7,164
Level 2 cert gained at school
 3,108  3,858  3,933
Level 3 or 4 cert gained at school
 1,812  2,043  2,385
Overseas secondary school qual
 63  108  153
Level 1, 2 or 3 cert post-school
 1,425  2,154  2,847
Level 4 cert post-school
 1,521  1,308  3,630
Level 5 diploma
 234  867  1,074
Level 6 diploma
 1,383  1,503  1,203
Bachelor deg and level 7 quals
 804  1,377  2,367
Post-grad and honours degree(3)
 237  441  321
Masters degree
......  303
Doctorate degree
......  39
Not elsewhere included(4)
 6,204  7,008  5,472
Total  44,292  45,408  49,407

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. For further information on the qualifications framework, refer to the statistical standard for qualifications, available from the Statistics New Zealand website: www.stats.govt.nz
3. For 1996 and 2001, post-graduate and honours degree, masters degree and doctorate degree data was produced as part of a higher degree category. For time series, the higher degree data is shown under the post-graduate and honours degree category.
4. Includes responses classified as 'response unidentifiable' and 'not stated' for 1996. Includes 'highest qualification unidentifiable' and 'not stated' for 2001 and 2006.

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Note: This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals and values for the same data may vary in different tables.