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Local workers - Field of qualification - All industries

Within the City of Casey, there are more with Management and Commerce qualifications than any other field of qualification.

Field of Qualification presents the primary field of study for the highest qualification the person has received. While this is likely to have some relationship to the current occupation, this is not necessarily the case.

The field of study relates to a number of factors, such as:

  • The age of the workforce;
  • The type of qualification required to enter an industry;
  • The availability of jobs related to fields of qualification in City of Casey;
  • The types of occupations which are available in an area or industry.

The fields of qualification held by local workers in a particular industry are likely to show the type of skills required in that industry.  Large numbers of a particular field of qualification in an industry may indicate that it is a pre-requisite for that industry. The presence of fields of qualification outside the main range of qualifications used in that industry may indicate that the industry values employees of a broad educational background, or that people haven't been able to find employment in their chosen field.

Field of Qualification information should be looked at in conjunction with Level of qualification and Occupation data for a clearer picture of the skills available for the local workers in City of Casey.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

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Local workers field of qualification - Summary
City of Casey - All industries20112006Change
Field of qualification
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Natural and Physical Sciences5461.12.24231.02.1+123
Information Technology6861.42.75151.22.4+171
Engineering and Related Technologies4,6589.710.43,9309.210.7+728
Architecture and Building1,8233.84.11,5333.63.7+290
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies6271.31.55291.21.5+98
Health3,3106.96.82,3495.56.1+961
Education3,9698.25.13,4158.05.2+554
Management and Commerce4,86110.113.53,5178.311.5+1,344
Society and Culture3,6317.57.82,2885.46.6+1,343
Creative Arts7471.52.85441.32.3+203
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1,7723.73.51,4813.53.0+291
Mixed Field Programmes270.10.0200.00.0+7
Not stated or inadequately described1,5043.13.41,7524.14.0-248
No qualification20,05841.636.120,22047.640.8-162

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers field of qualification, 2011
Local workers field of qualification, 2011 Natural and Physical Sciences, Victoria: 2.2% Information Technology, Victoria: 2.7% Engineering and Related Technologies, Victoria: 10.4% Architecture and Building, Victoria: 4.1% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Victoria: 1.5% Health, Victoria: 6.8% Education, Victoria: 5.1% Management and Commerce, Victoria: 13.5% Society and Culture, Victoria: 7.8% Creative Arts, Victoria: 2.8% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Victoria: 3.5% Mixed Field Programmes, Victoria: 0.0% Not stated or inadequately described, Victoria: 3.4% No qualification, Victoria: 36.1% Natural and Physical Sciences, City of Casey: 1.1% Information Technology, City of Casey: 1.4% Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Casey: 9.7% Architecture and Building, City of Casey: 3.8% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Casey: 1.3% Health, City of Casey: 6.9% Education, City of Casey: 8.2% Management and Commerce, City of Casey: 10.1% Society and Culture, City of Casey: 7.5% Creative Arts, City of Casey: 1.5% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Casey: 3.7% Mixed Field Programmes, City of Casey: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, City of Casey: 3.1% No qualification, City of Casey: 41.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers field of qualification, 2011
Change in local workers field of qualification, 2011 Natural and Physical Sciences, City of Casey - All industries: +123 Information Technology, City of Casey - All industries: +171 Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Casey - All industries: +728 Architecture and Building, City of Casey - All industries: +290 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Casey - All industries: +98 Health, City of Casey - All industries: +961 Education, City of Casey - All industries: +554 Management and Commerce, City of Casey - All industries: +1,344 Society and Culture, City of Casey - All industries: +1,343 Creative Arts, City of Casey - All industries: +203 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Casey - All industries: +291 Mixed Field Programmes, City of Casey - All industries: +7 Not stated or inadequately described, City of Casey - All industries: -248 No qualification, City of Casey - All industries: -162
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the fields of qualifications of the shows that the three largest fields of qualification were:

  • Management and Commerce (4,861 people or 10.1%)
  • Engineering and Related Technologies (4,658 people or 9.7%)
  • Education (3,969 people or 8.2%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 13,488 people in total or 28.0% of the .

In comparison, Victoria employed 13.5% in Management and Commerce; 10.4% in Engineering and Related Technologies; and 5.1% in Education.

The major differences between the fields of qualifications of the in the City of Casey and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Education (8.2% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Management and Commerce (10.1% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Information Technology (1.4% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Creative Arts (1.5% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in fields of qualifications of the in the City of Casey between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Management and Commerce (+1,344 local workers)
  • Society and Culture (+1,343 local workers)
  • Health (+961 local workers)
  • Engineering and Related Technologies (+728 local workers)

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