This analysis is based on the total population in Glen Eira and Melbourne in 2011, which is 107 370 and 3 260 818 respectively. It pertains to people above the age of 15.
The City of Glen Eira boasts 35.7 per cent of its residents as having completed a university Bachelors or higher degree.
In Melbourne, 23.6 per cent of its population holds university degrees.
It shows that Glen Eira had a higher proportion of people, which held tertiary level qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma).
Figure wise, 48 974 residents of Glen Eira have a tertiary qualification.
Caulfield North and Caulfield East ranks as best performing suburbs combined, within the City of Glen Eira, with 43.8 per cent of its residents being university graduates. This is closely followed by Elsternwick with 42.3 per cent.
Bentleigh East has the least amount of university graduates within the municipality, with a rate of 26.2 per cent.
‘Educational qualification’ is one of the primary indicators in measuring the socio-economic status of a state.