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Local workers - Field of qualification - All industries

Within the City of Vincent, 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 Vincent;
  • 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 Vincent.

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 Vincent - All industries20112006Change
Field of qualification
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Natural and Physical Sciences4872.62.33242.22.2+163
Information Technology5853.21.65063.41.5+79
Engineering and Related Technologies1,92910.514.11,75711.913.0+172
Architecture and Building5683.14.14282.93.5+140
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies2011.11.61601.11.6+41
Health9024.96.36494.45.8+253
Education8834.85.27134.85.2+170
Management and Commerce3,08116.711.52,11514.410.2+966
Society and Culture1,6639.06.31,1778.05.6+486
Creative Arts8234.51.96324.31.7+191
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services8174.43.45563.83.1+261
Mixed Field Programmes60.00.1100.10.1-4
Not stated or inadequately described4302.32.94873.33.5-57
No qualification6,07632.938.75,21435.443.2+862

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 Vincent: 2.6% Information Technology, City of Vincent: 3.2% Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Vincent: 10.5% Architecture and Building, City of Vincent: 3.1% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Vincent: 1.1% Health, City of Vincent: 4.9% Education, City of Vincent: 4.8% Management and Commerce, City of Vincent: 16.7% Society and Culture, City of Vincent: 9.0% Creative Arts, City of Vincent: 4.5% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Vincent: 4.4% Mixed Field Programmes, City of Vincent: 0.0% Not stated or inadequately described, City of Vincent: 2.3% No qualification, City of Vincent: 32.9%
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 workers field of qualification, 2011
Change in local workers field of qualification, 2011 Natural and Physical Sciences, City of Vincent - All industries: +163 Information Technology, City of Vincent - All industries: +79 Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Vincent - All industries: +172 Architecture and Building, City of Vincent - All industries: +140 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Vincent - All industries: +41 Health, City of Vincent - All industries: +253 Education, City of Vincent - All industries: +170 Management and Commerce, City of Vincent - All industries: +966 Society and Culture, City of Vincent - All industries: +486 Creative Arts, City of Vincent - All industries: +191 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Vincent - All industries: +261 Mixed Field Programmes, City of Vincent - All industries: -4 Not stated or inadequately described, City of Vincent - All industries: -57 No qualification, City of Vincent - All industries: +862
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 (3,081 people or 16.7%)
  • Engineering and Related Technologies (1,929 people or 10.5%)
  • Society and Culture (1,663 people or 9.0%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 6,673 people in total or 36.2% of the .

In comparison, Western Australia employed 11.5% in Management and Commerce; 14.1% in Engineering and Related Technologies; and 6.3% in Society and Culture.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Management and Commerce (16.7% compared to 11.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Society and Culture (9.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Creative Arts (4.5% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies (10.5% compared to 14.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Management and Commerce (+966 local workers)
  • Society and Culture (+486 local workers)
  • Food, Hospitality and Personal Services (+261 local workers)
  • Health (+253 local workers)

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