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Snowy Monaro Regional Council area

Local workers - Field of qualification - All industries

Within Snowy Monaro Regional Council area, 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 Canberra Region;
  • 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 Canberra Region.

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

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Local workers field of qualification - Summary
Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries20112006Change
Field of qualification
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Natural and Physical Sciences1261.42.01201.41.9+6
Information Technology901.02.6841.02.3+6
Engineering and Related Technologies94910.910.999211.411.2-43
Architecture and Building3584.14.03303.83.9+28
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies3524.11.53864.41.5-34
Health4955.76.54735.45.9+22
Education4775.55.24405.05.1+37
Management and Commerce99511.415.788410.114.0+111
Society and Culture5476.37.74895.66.6+58
Creative Arts1922.22.71661.92.4+26
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services4775.53.24835.52.9-6
Mixed Field Programmes30.00.130.00.10
Not stated or inadequately described2342.73.12773.23.8-43
No qualification3,39639.134.63,61341.338.3-217

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, NSW: 2.0% Information Technology, NSW: 2.6% Engineering and Related Technologies, NSW: 10.9% Architecture and Building, NSW: 4.0% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, NSW: 1.5% Health, NSW: 6.5% Education, NSW: 5.2% Management and Commerce, NSW: 15.7% Society and Culture, NSW: 7.7% Creative Arts, NSW: 2.7% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, NSW: 3.2% Mixed Field Programmes, NSW: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, NSW: 3.1% No qualification, NSW: 34.6% Natural and Physical Sciences, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 1.4% Information Technology, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 1.0% Engineering and Related Technologies, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 10.9% Architecture and Building, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 4.1% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 4.1% Health, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 5.7% Education, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 5.5% Management and Commerce, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 11.4% Society and Culture, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 6.3% Creative Arts, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 2.2% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 5.5% Mixed Field Programmes, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 0.0% Not stated or inadequately described, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 2.7% No qualification, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 39.1%
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, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: +6 Information Technology, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: +6 Engineering and Related Technologies, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: -43 Architecture and Building, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: +28 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: -34 Health, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: +22 Education, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: +37 Management and Commerce, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: +111 Society and Culture, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: +58 Creative Arts, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: +26 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: -6 Mixed Field Programmes, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: 0 Not stated or inadequately described, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: -43 No qualification, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area - All industries: -217
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 (995 people or 11.4%)
  • Engineering and Related Technologies (949 people or 10.9%)
  • Society and Culture (547 people or 6.3%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 2,491 people in total or 28.7% of the .

In comparison, NSW employed 15.7% in Management and Commerce; 10.9% in Engineering and Related Technologies; and 7.7% in Society and Culture.

The major differences between the fields of qualifications of the in Snowy Monaro Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies (4.1% compared to 1.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Food, Hospitality and Personal Services (5.5% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Management and Commerce (11.4% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Information Technology (1.0% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in fields of qualifications of the in Snowy Monaro Regional Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Management and Commerce (+111 local workers)
  • Society and Culture (+58 local workers)
  • Engineering and Related Technologies (-43 local workers)
  • Education (+37 local workers)

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