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Resident workers (Local) - Field of qualification

There are more local resident workers qualified in Engineering and Related Technologies in Developing East Arnhem Limited area than in any other field.

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 their current occupation, this is not necessarily the case.

The presence of specific qualifications among Developing East Arnhem Limited area's local resident workers, which are not used by local industry, may indicate an opportunity for a new industry to move into the area and access a ready labour force.

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

  • The age of the population;
  • The types of industries and occupations located in Developing East Arnhem Limited area or within commuting distance, and their qualification requirements;
  • The availability of educational institutions with those curricula nearby;
  • The socio-economic status of Developing East Arnhem Limited area, and;
  • The mobility of the population to move where particular skills are required.

Field of qualifications should be looked at in conjunction with Qualification and Occupation statistics for a clearer picture of the skills available in the resident worker population.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers field of qualification
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Field of qualification
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Number%Northern Territory%Number%Northern Territory%2006 to 2011
Natural and Physical Sciences481.01.6400.81.6+8
Information Technology210.41.4120.31.3+9
Engineering and Related Technologies75615.512.179216.811.9-36
Architecture and Building1964.03.81733.73.2+23
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies811.72.1611.31.9+20
Health3086.36.62104.55.5+98
Education3928.05.52665.65.3+126
Management and Commerce3597.310.62765.89.0+83
Society and Culture2465.07.41843.96.2+62
Creative Arts320.71.6150.31.4+17
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1062.23.5982.13.2+8
Mixed Field Programmes100.20.100.00.1+10
Not stated or inadequately described2425.04.33086.54.8-66
No qualification2,08842.739.22,28348.444.4-195

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

Local resident workers field of qualifications, 2011
Local resident workers field of qualifications, 2011 Natural and Physical Sciences, Northern Territory: 1.6% Information Technology, Northern Territory: 1.4% Engineering and Related Technologies, Northern Territory: 12.1% Architecture and Building, Northern Territory: 3.8% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Northern Territory: 2.1% Health, Northern Territory: 6.6% Education, Northern Territory: 5.5% Management and Commerce, Northern Territory: 10.6% Society and Culture, Northern Territory: 7.4% Creative Arts, Northern Territory: 1.6% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Northern Territory: 3.5% Mixed Field Programmes, Northern Territory: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, Northern Territory: 4.3% No qualification, Northern Territory: 39.2% Natural and Physical Sciences, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 1.0% Information Technology, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.4% Engineering and Related Technologies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 15.5% Architecture and Building, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 4.0% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 1.7% Health, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 6.3% Education, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 8.0% Management and Commerce, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.3% Society and Culture, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 5.0% Creative Arts, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.7% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.2% Mixed Field Programmes, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.2% Not stated or inadequately described, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 5.0% No qualification, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 42.7%
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 resident workers field of qualifications, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers field of qualifications, 2006 to 2011 Natural and Physical Sciences, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +8 Information Technology, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +9 Engineering and Related Technologies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -36 Architecture and Building, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +23 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +20 Health, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +98 Education, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +126 Management and Commerce, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +83 Society and Culture, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +62 Creative Arts, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +17 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +8 Mixed Field Programmes, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +10 Not stated or inadequately described, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -66 No qualification, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -195
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 field of qualifications in Developing East Arnhem Limited area shows that the three largest fields the local resident workers was qualified in were:

  • Engineering and Related Technologies (756 people or 15.5%)
  • Education (392 people or 8.0%)
  • Management and Commerce (359 people or 7.3%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 1,507 people in total or 30.8% of the local resident workers.

In comparison, Northern Territory employed 12.1% in Engineering and Related Technologies; 5.5% in Education; and 10.6% in Management and Commerce.

The major differences between the field of qualifications held by the local resident workers of Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers qualified in Engineering and Related Technologies (15.5% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers qualified in Education (8.0% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers qualified in Management and Commerce (7.3% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers qualified in Society and Culture (5.0% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of local resident workers in Developing East Arnhem Limited area increased by 167 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the field of qualifications held by the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in Developing East Arnhem Limited area were for those qualified in:

  • Education (+126 local resident workers)
  • Health (+98 local resident workers)
  • Management and Commerce (+83 local resident workers)
  • Society and Culture (+62 local resident workers)

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