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Local workers - Field of qualification - All industries

Within Developing East Arnhem Limited area, there are more with Engineering and Related Technologies 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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area;
  • 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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area.

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

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Local workers field of qualification - Summary
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries20112006Change
Field of qualification
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Number%Northern Territory %Number%Northern Territory %2006 to 2011
Natural and Physical Sciences621.31.7531.01.6+9
Information Technology200.41.4190.41.4+1
Engineering and Related Technologies79217.012.51,28524.512.7-493
Architecture and Building2074.54.02444.73.3-37
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies871.92.1701.32.1+17
Health3106.76.92224.25.8+88
Education3718.05.52655.15.5+106
Management and Commerce3297.110.72755.29.2+54
Society and Culture2365.17.51853.56.2+51
Creative Arts410.91.6210.41.4+20
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1142.53.61332.53.2-19
Mixed Field Programmes30.10.100.00.1+3
Not stated or inadequately described1854.03.92625.04.2-77
No qualification1,89140.738.52,21242.243.4-321

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, Northern Territory: 1.7% Information Technology, Northern Territory: 1.4% Engineering and Related Technologies, Northern Territory: 12.5% Architecture and Building, Northern Territory: 4.0% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Northern Territory: 2.1% Health, Northern Territory: 6.9% Education, Northern Territory: 5.5% Management and Commerce, Northern Territory: 10.7% Society and Culture, Northern Territory: 7.5% Creative Arts, Northern Territory: 1.6% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Northern Territory: 3.6% Mixed Field Programmes, Northern Territory: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, Northern Territory: 3.9% No qualification, Northern Territory: 38.5% Natural and Physical Sciences, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 1.3% Information Technology, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.4% Engineering and Related Technologies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 17.0% Architecture and Building, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 4.5% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 1.9% Health, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 6.7% Education, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 8.0% Management and Commerce, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.1% Society and Culture, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 5.1% Creative Arts, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.9% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.5% Mixed Field Programmes, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 4.0% No qualification, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 40.7%
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 workers field of qualification, 2011
Change in local workers field of qualification, 2011 Natural and Physical Sciences, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +9 Information Technology, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +1 Engineering and Related Technologies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -493 Architecture and Building, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -37 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +17 Health, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +88 Education, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +106 Management and Commerce, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +54 Society and Culture, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +51 Creative Arts, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +20 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -19 Mixed Field Programmes, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +3 Not stated or inadequately described, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -77 No qualification, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -321
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:

  • Engineering and Related Technologies (792 people or 17.0%)
  • Education (371 people or 8.0%)
  • Management and Commerce (329 people or 7.1%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 1,492 people in total or 32.1% of the .

In comparison, Northern Territory employed 12.5% in Engineering and Related Technologies; 5.5% in Education; and 10.7% in Management and Commerce.

The major differences between the fields of qualifications of the in Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies (17.0% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Education (8.0% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Management and Commerce (7.1% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Society and Culture (5.1% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in fields of qualifications of the in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Engineering and Related Technologies (-493 local workers)
  • Education (+106 local workers)
  • Health (+88 local workers)
  • Management and Commerce (+54 local workers)

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