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Resident workers (Local) - Field of qualification

There are more local labour force qualified in Management and Commerce in Randwick City 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 Randwick City's local labour force, 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 Randwick City or within commuting distance, and their qualification requirements;
  • The availability of educational institutions with those curricula nearby;
  • The socio-economic status of Randwick City, 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
Randwick City 20112006Change
Field of qualification
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Natural and Physical Sciences2,0633.32.01,8903.21.9+173
Information Technology1,8953.02.61,9833.32.3-88
Engineering and Related Technologies5,4338.610.85,2548.911.1+179
Architecture and Building2,5324.04.12,1813.74.0+351
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies5560.91.55020.81.5+54
Health5,1018.16.44,3447.35.8+757
Education2,9894.75.12,7264.65.0+263
Management and Commerce12,47219.815.510,34517.513.7+2,127
Society and Culture6,75810.77.65,6339.56.4+1,125
Creative Arts3,1315.02.72,5564.32.3+575
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1,7352.83.21,5932.72.9+142
Mixed Field Programmes370.10.1410.10.1-4
Not stated or inadequately described1,9763.13.52,3263.94.3-350
No qualification16,33525.934.817,85930.238.8-1,524

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, New South Wales: 2.0% Information Technology, New South Wales: 2.6% Engineering and Related Technologies, New South Wales: 10.8% Architecture and Building, New South Wales: 4.1% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, New South Wales: 1.5% Health, New South Wales: 6.4% Education, New South Wales: 5.1% Management and Commerce, New South Wales: 15.5% Society and Culture, New South Wales: 7.6% Creative Arts, New South Wales: 2.7% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, New South Wales: 3.2% Mixed Field Programmes, New South Wales: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, New South Wales: 3.5% No qualification, New South Wales: 34.8% Natural and Physical Sciences, Randwick City: 3.3% Information Technology, Randwick City: 3.0% Engineering and Related Technologies, Randwick City: 8.6% Architecture and Building, Randwick City: 4.0% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Randwick City: 0.9% Health, Randwick City: 8.1% Education, Randwick City: 4.7% Management and Commerce, Randwick City: 19.8% Society and Culture, Randwick City: 10.7% Creative Arts, Randwick City: 5.0% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Randwick City: 2.8% Mixed Field Programmes, Randwick City: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, Randwick City: 3.1% No qualification, Randwick City: 25.9%
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, Randwick City: +173 Information Technology, Randwick City: -88 Engineering and Related Technologies, Randwick City: +179 Architecture and Building, Randwick City: +351 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Randwick City: +54 Health, Randwick City: +757 Education, Randwick City: +263 Management and Commerce, Randwick City: +2,127 Society and Culture, Randwick City: +1,125 Creative Arts, Randwick City: +575 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Randwick City: +142 Mixed Field Programmes, Randwick City: -4 Not stated or inadequately described, Randwick City: -350 No qualification, Randwick City: -1,524
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 Randwick City shows that the three largest fields the local labour force was qualified in were:

  • Management and Commerce (12,472 people or 19.8%)
  • Society and Culture (6,758 people or 10.7%)
  • Engineering and Related Technologies (5,433 people or 8.6%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 24,663 people in total or 39.1% of the local labour force.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 15.5% in Management and Commerce; 7.6% in Society and Culture; and 10.8% in Engineering and Related Technologies.

The major differences between the field of qualifications held by the local labour force of Randwick City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force qualified in Management and Commerce (19.8% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force qualified in Society and Culture (10.7% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force qualified in Creative Arts (5.0% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force qualified in Engineering and Related Technologies (8.6% compared to 10.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local labour force in Randwick City increased by 3,780 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the field of qualifications held by the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in Randwick City were for those qualified in:

  • Management and Commerce (+2,127 local labour force)
  • Society and Culture (+1,125 local labour force)
  • Health (+757 local labour force)
  • Creative Arts (+575 local labour force)

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