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Local workers - Field of qualification - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services

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Management and Commerce is the most common qualification for Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workers in the City of Albany.

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 Albany;
  • 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 Albany.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Albany in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers field of qualification - Summary
City of Albany - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 20162011Change
Field of qualification (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Public Administration and SafetyNumber%. Public Administration and Safety2011 - 2016
Natural and Physical Sciences31.174.0331.205.59--
Information Technology--00.8641.601.13--
Engineering and Related Technologies176.649.71187.209.01-1
Architecture and Building114.294.6162.402.84+5
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies93.518.17--08.53--
Health41.566.1583.204.45-4
Education--04.0331.202.18--
Management and Commerce8432.8113.465923.6013.18+25
Society and Culture155.8517.78145.6015.18+1
Creative Arts31.170.48--02.08--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services31.172.2152.001.99-2
Mixed Field Programmes--00--00--
Not stated or inadequately described51.953.2631.203.03+2
No qualification10239.8425.1912750.8030.74-25
Total Persons256100.00100.00250100.00100.00+6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the fields of qualifications of the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services shows that the three largest fields of qualification were:

  • Management and Commerce (84 people or 32.8%)
  • Engineering and Related Technologies (17 people or 6.6%)
  • Society and Culture (15 people or 5.9%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 116 people in total or 645.3% of Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

In comparison, the Public Administration and Safety workforce in City of Albany employed 13.5% in Management and Commerce; 9.7% in Engineering and Related Technologies and 17.8% in Society and Culture.

The major differences between the fields of qualifications of the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce in City of Albany and the Public Administration and Safety workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Management and Commerce (32.8% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Society and Culture (5.9% compared to 17.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies (3.5% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers qualified in the field of Health (1.6% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in fields of qualifications of the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce in City of Albany between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Management and Commerce (+25.00 local workers)
  • Architecture and Building (+5.00 local workers)
  • Not stated or inadequately described (+2.00 local workers)
  • Society and Culture (+1.00 local workers)

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