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Local workers - Field of qualification - All industries

Within the City of Wyndham, 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 City of Wyndham;
  • 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 Wyndham.

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 Wyndham - All industries20112006Change
Field of qualification
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Natural and Physical Sciences7341.72.26561.82.1+78
Information Technology7981.82.74461.22.4+352
Engineering and Related Technologies5,08211.710.44,68012.710.7+402
Architecture and Building1,3263.14.11,1063.03.7+220
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies4681.11.54531.21.5+15
Health2,0874.86.81,5664.36.1+521
Education2,7346.35.12,0305.55.2+704
Management and Commerce4,71810.913.53,1478.611.5+1,571
Society and Culture2,7296.37.81,6624.56.6+1,067
Creative Arts6311.52.84241.22.3+207
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1,3983.23.59712.63.0+427
Mixed Field Programmes150.00.0270.10.0-12
Not stated or inadequately described1,4943.43.41,7004.64.0-206
No qualification19,18544.236.117,87648.740.8+1,309

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, Victoria: 2.2% Information Technology, Victoria: 2.7% Engineering and Related Technologies, Victoria: 10.4% Architecture and Building, Victoria: 4.1% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Victoria: 1.5% Health, Victoria: 6.8% Education, Victoria: 5.1% Management and Commerce, Victoria: 13.5% Society and Culture, Victoria: 7.8% Creative Arts, Victoria: 2.8% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Victoria: 3.5% Mixed Field Programmes, Victoria: 0.0% Not stated or inadequately described, Victoria: 3.4% No qualification, Victoria: 36.1% Natural and Physical Sciences, City of Wyndham: 1.7% Information Technology, City of Wyndham: 1.8% Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Wyndham: 11.7% Architecture and Building, City of Wyndham: 3.1% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Wyndham: 1.1% Health, City of Wyndham: 4.8% Education, City of Wyndham: 6.3% Management and Commerce, City of Wyndham: 10.9% Society and Culture, City of Wyndham: 6.3% Creative Arts, City of Wyndham: 1.5% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Wyndham: 3.2% Mixed Field Programmes, City of Wyndham: 0.0% Not stated or inadequately described, City of Wyndham: 3.4% No qualification, City of Wyndham: 44.2%
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 Wyndham - All industries: +78 Information Technology, City of Wyndham - All industries: +352 Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Wyndham - All industries: +402 Architecture and Building, City of Wyndham - All industries: +220 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Wyndham - All industries: +15 Health, City of Wyndham - All industries: +521 Education, City of Wyndham - All industries: +704 Management and Commerce, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,571 Society and Culture, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,067 Creative Arts, City of Wyndham - All industries: +207 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Wyndham - All industries: +427 Mixed Field Programmes, City of Wyndham - All industries: -12 Not stated or inadequately described, City of Wyndham - All industries: -206 No qualification, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,309
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 (5,082 people or 11.7%)
  • Management and Commerce (4,718 people or 10.9%)
  • Education (2,734 people or 6.3%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 12,534 people in total or 28.9% of the .

In comparison, Victoria employed 10.4% in Engineering and Related Technologies; 13.5% in Management and Commerce; and 5.1% in Education.

The major differences between the fields of qualifications of the in the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Management and Commerce (10.9% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Health (4.8% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Society and Culture (6.3% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Creative Arts (1.5% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Management and Commerce (+1,571 local workers)
  • Society and Culture (+1,067 local workers)
  • Education (+704 local workers)
  • Health (+521 local workers)

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