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Local workers - Field of qualification - All industries

Within the City of Joondalup, 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 Joondalup;
  • 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 Joondalup.

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 Joondalup - All industries20112006Change
Field of qualification
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Natural and Physical Sciences6941.82.35471.72.2+147
Information Technology5001.31.63741.11.5+126
Engineering and Related Technologies2,1465.614.12,0106.113.0+136
Architecture and Building1,1613.04.18782.73.5+283
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies3010.81.62540.81.6+47
Health3,86510.06.32,7968.55.8+1,069
Education3,6069.45.23,0199.25.2+587
Management and Commerce3,99910.411.53,0189.210.2+981
Society and Culture2,8747.56.32,1866.75.6+688
Creative Arts7301.91.95431.71.7+187
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1,7734.63.41,3784.23.1+395
Mixed Field Programmes230.10.1120.00.1+11
Not stated or inadequately described9102.42.91,1553.53.5-245
No qualification15,98541.438.714,61644.643.2+1,369

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, Western Australia: 2.3% Information Technology, Western Australia: 1.6% Engineering and Related Technologies, Western Australia: 14.1% Architecture and Building, Western Australia: 4.1% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Western Australia: 1.6% Health, Western Australia: 6.3% Education, Western Australia: 5.2% Management and Commerce, Western Australia: 11.5% Society and Culture, Western Australia: 6.3% Creative Arts, Western Australia: 1.9% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Western Australia: 3.4% Mixed Field Programmes, Western Australia: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, Western Australia: 2.9% No qualification, Western Australia: 38.7% Natural and Physical Sciences, City of Joondalup: 1.8% Information Technology, City of Joondalup: 1.3% Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Joondalup: 5.6% Architecture and Building, City of Joondalup: 3.0% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Joondalup: 0.8% Health, City of Joondalup: 10.0% Education, City of Joondalup: 9.4% Management and Commerce, City of Joondalup: 10.4% Society and Culture, City of Joondalup: 7.5% Creative Arts, City of Joondalup: 1.9% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Joondalup: 4.6% Mixed Field Programmes, City of Joondalup: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, City of Joondalup: 2.4% No qualification, City of Joondalup: 41.4%
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 Joondalup - All industries: +147 Information Technology, City of Joondalup - All industries: +126 Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Joondalup - All industries: +136 Architecture and Building, City of Joondalup - All industries: +283 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Joondalup - All industries: +47 Health, City of Joondalup - All industries: +1,069 Education, City of Joondalup - All industries: +587 Management and Commerce, City of Joondalup - All industries: +981 Society and Culture, City of Joondalup - All industries: +688 Creative Arts, City of Joondalup - All industries: +187 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Joondalup - All industries: +395 Mixed Field Programmes, City of Joondalup - All industries: +11 Not stated or inadequately described, City of Joondalup - All industries: -245 No qualification, City of Joondalup - All industries: +1,369
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 (3,999 people or 10.4%)
  • Health (3,865 people or 10.0%)
  • Education (3,606 people or 9.4%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 11,470 people in total or 29.7% of the .

In comparison, Western Australia employed 11.5% in Management and Commerce; 6.3% in Health; and 5.2% in Education.

The major differences between the fields of qualifications of the in the City of Joondalup and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Education (9.4% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Health (10.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Society and Culture (7.5% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies (5.6% compared to 14.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health (+1,069 local workers)
  • Management and Commerce (+981 local workers)
  • Society and Culture (+688 local workers)
  • Education (+587 local workers)

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