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Part 2 - The Forty-fifth Parliament - Statistical information as at 2.7.2016 - Levels of qualifications

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Levels of qualifications

Level of qualification

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

NXT

PHON

IND/Othera

Total

Senate

Doctorate

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

Master

3

3

-

3

-

1

1

11

Bachelorb

21

33

6

9

4

1

2

76

Graduate diploma

2

4

-

2

-

-

-

8

Other diploma

3

2

-

-

-

2

-

7

Total 'academic'

31

42

6

14

4

4

3

104

Other professionalc

1

6

1

-

-

-

-

8

Certificate

-

4

-

-

-

1

2

7

Total number of qualifications

32

52

7

14

4

5

5

119

Members with qualifications

18

23

4

8

2

3

3

61

Total number of members

26

24

6

9

3

4

4

76

Proportion with qualifications (%)

69.2

95.8

66.7

88.9

66.7

75

75

80.3

(Corresponding proportion,

previous Parliament) (%)

(72)

(96.3)

(83.3)

(100)

(33.3)

-

(80)

(84.2)

House of Representatives

Doctorate

5

-

1

1

-

-

-

7

Master

16

31

1

-

-

1

49

Bachelorb

78

68

7

1

1

-

2

157

Graduate diploma

6

7

2

-

-

-

2

17

Other diploma

12

9

1

-

-

-

1

23

Total 'academic'

117

115

12

2

1

-

6

253

Other professionalc

3

1

2

-

-

-

-

6

Certificate

11

7

-

-

-

-

-

18

Total number of qualifications

131

123

14

2

1

-

6

277

Members with qualifications

64

50

9

1

1

-

2

127

Total number of members

69

60

16

1

1

-

3

150

Proportion with qualifications (%)

92.8

83.3

56.3

100

100

-

66.7

84.7

(Corresponding proportion,

previous Parliament) (%)

(92.7)

(79.7)

(56.2)

(100)

-

-

(66.7)

(81.3)

Both Houses of Parliament combined

Doctorate

7

-

1

1

-

-

-

9

Master

19

34

1

3

-

1

2

60

Bachelorb

99

101

13

10

5

1

4

233

Graduate diploma

8

11

2

2

-

-

2

25

Other diploma

15

11

1

-

-

2

1

30

Total 'academic'

148

157

18

16

5

4

9

357

Other professionalc

4

7

3

-

-

-

-

14

Certificate

11

11

-

-

-

1

2

25

Total number of qualifications

163

175

21

16

5

5

11

396

Members with qualifications

82

73

13

9

3

3

5

188

Total number of members

95

84

22

10

4

4

7

226

Proportion with qualifications (%)

86.3

86.9

59.1

90

75

75

71.4

83.2

(Corresponding proportion,

previous Parliament) (%)

(86.2)

(84.1)

(63.6)

(100)

(25)

-

(75)

(82.3)

a Includes DHJP, FFP, JLN, KAP and LDP.

b Includes honours degrees. MBBS is counted as one qualification.

c Not included elsewhere.

Note: Fellowships, memberships, associateships of professional or other bodies are not included in this table.