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Part 2 - The Forty-third Parliament - Statistical information as at 1.7.2011 - Levels of qualifications

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Levels of qualifications

Level of qualification

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

IND/Other(a)

Total

Senate

Doctorate

1

1

-

-

-

2

Master

4

3

-

2

-

9

Bachelor(b)

20

29

4

11

1

65

Graduate diploma

4

3

-

3

-

10

Other diploma

7

5

-

-

-

12

Total 'academic'

36

41

4

16

1

98

Other professional(c)

2

9

1

1

-

13

Certificate

2

3

-

-

1

6

Total number of qualifications

40

53

5

17

2

117

Members with qualifications

24

26

3

9

2

64

Total number of members

31

28

6

9

2

76

Proportion with qualifications (%)

77.4

92.8

50.0

100.0

100.0

84.2

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(78.1)

(87.5)

(40.0)

(100.0)

(100.0)

(81.6)

House of Representatives

Doctorate

3

2

-

1

-

6

Master

15

24

1

-

-

40

Bachelor(b)

84

54

4

1

4

147

Graduate diploma

8

5

-

-

2

15

Other diploma

9

7

1

-

-

17

Total 'academic'

119

92

6

2

6

225

Other professional(c)

6

9

3

-

-

18

Certificate

1

1

-

-

-

2

Total number of qualifications

126

102

9

2

6

245

Members with qualifications

63

47

5

1

3

119

Total number of members

72

60

12

1

5

150

Proportion with qualifications (%)

87.5

78.3

41.6

100.0

60.0

79.3

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(79.5)

(85.4)

(30.0)

-

(50.0)

(78.0)

Both Houses of Parliament combined

Doctorate

4

3

-

1

-

8

Master

19

27

1

2

-

49

Bachelor(b)

104

83

8

12

5

212

Graduate diploma

12

8

-

3

2

25

Other diploma

16

12

1

-

-

29

Total 'academic'

155

133

10

18

7

323

Other professional(c)

8

18

4

1

-

31

Certificate

3

4

-

-

1

8

Total number of qualifications

166

155

14

19

8

362

Members with qualifications

87

73

8

10

5

183

Total number of members

103

88

18

10

7

226

Proportion with qualifications (%)

84.4

82.9

44.4

100.0

71.4

80.9

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(79.1)

(86.2)

(33.3)

(100.0)

(75.0)

(79.2)

(a) DLP-1; Nats WA-1.

(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.