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Resident workers - Qualifications

33.9% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Camden Council area have qualifications, compared to 47.3% for New South Wales.

Education is an essential means of building the knowledge and skill levels of the labour force, which is a key factor in achieving future economic and social development.

The level of educational attainment for Camden Council area's resident workforce relates to a number of factors including:

  • The age structure of the resident workforce;
  • The professional or social ambitions of people to obtain qualifications (that is, to seek education and retraining);
  • The opportunities afforded to people to continue studying beyond compulsory schooling, and;
  • The knowledge and skill requirements of the local industries.

Qualification should be looked at in conjunction with Income, Occupation and Field of qualification for a clearer picture of the knowledge and skill level of Camden Council area's local resident workers.

When comparing the Qualifications of local resident worker with local workers, Qualifications statistics indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers qualifications
Camden Council area 20162011Change
Qualification levelNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Bachelor or Higher degree3810.113.3134.310.4+25
Advanced Diploma or Diploma215.68.8103.38.1+11
Certificate I and II Level51.31.800.01.7+5
Certificate III & IV Level5414.320.53812.518.3+16
Certificate Level, nfd102.62.872.32.3+3
No qualification23963.248.420768.353.9+32
Inadequately described or not stated112.94.3289.25.3-17

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

Resident workers qualifications, 2016
Resident workers qualifications, 2016 Bachelor or Higher degree, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 13.3% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 8.8% Certificate I and II Level, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 1.8% Certificate III & IV Level, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 20.5% Certificate Level, nfd, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 2.8% No qualification, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 48.4% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 4.3% Bachelor or Higher degree, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 10.1% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 5.6% Certificate I and II Level, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 1.3% Certificate III & IV Level, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 14.3% Certificate Level, nfd, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 2.6% No qualification, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 63.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 2.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers qualifications, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers qualifications, 2011 to 2016 Bachelor or Higher degree, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +25 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +11 Certificate I and II Level, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +5 Certificate III & IV Level, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +16 Certificate Level, nfd, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +3 No qualification, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +32 Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: -17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Camden Council area in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a higher proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 33.9% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) held educational qualifications, and 63.2% had no qualifications, compared with 47.3% and 48.4% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between qualifications held by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of Camden Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) with No qualifications (63.2% compared to 48.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) with Certificate III & IV Levels (14.3% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) with Bachelor or Higher degrees (10.1% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (5.6% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the qualifications held by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Camden Council area between 2011 and 2016.

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