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Resident workers - Field of qualification

There are more resident workers qualified in Engineering and Related Technologies in Developing East Arnhem Limited area 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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area's resident workforce, 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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area or within commuting distance, and their qualification requirements;
  • The availability of educational institutions with those curricula nearby;
  • The socio-economic status of Developing East Arnhem Limited area, 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers field of qualification
Developing East Arnhem Limited area 20162011Change
Field of qualification
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Number%RDA Northern Territory%Number%RDA Northern Territory%2011 to 2016
Natural and Physical Sciences260.91.7481.11.6-22
Information Technology110.41.5160.41.4-5
Engineering and Related Technologies35811.813.759414.012.1-236
Architecture and Building973.24.21603.83.8-63
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies521.72.0781.82.1-26
Health2558.47.82756.56.6-20
Education2729.05.93377.95.5-65
Management and Commerce2759.112.23057.210.6-30
Society and Culture2247.48.82165.17.4+8
Creative Arts331.11.7340.81.6-1
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services612.03.7731.73.5-12
Mixed Field Programmes80.30.260.10.1+2
Not stated or inadequately described2257.43.92165.14.3+9
No qualification1,13037.332.91,88144.439.2-751

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

Resident workers field of qualifications, 2016
Resident workers field of qualifications, 2016 Natural and Physical Sciences, RDA Northern Territory : 1.7% Information Technology, RDA Northern Territory : 1.5% Engineering and Related Technologies, RDA Northern Territory : 13.7% Architecture and Building, RDA Northern Territory : 4.2% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, RDA Northern Territory : 2.0% Health, RDA Northern Territory : 7.8% Education, RDA Northern Territory : 5.9% Management and Commerce, RDA Northern Territory : 12.2% Society and Culture, RDA Northern Territory : 8.8% Creative Arts, RDA Northern Territory : 1.7% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, RDA Northern Territory : 3.7% Mixed Field Programmes, RDA Northern Territory : 0.2% Not stated or inadequately described, RDA Northern Territory : 3.9% No qualification, RDA Northern Territory : 32.9% Natural and Physical Sciences, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 0.9% Information Technology, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 0.4% Engineering and Related Technologies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 11.8% Architecture and Building, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 3.2% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 1.7% Health, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 8.4% Education, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 9.0% Management and Commerce, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 9.1% Society and Culture, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 7.4% Creative Arts, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 1.1% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 2.0% Mixed Field Programmes, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 0.3% Not stated or inadequately described, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 7.4% No qualification, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 37.3%
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 field of qualifications, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers field of qualifications, 2011 to 2016 Natural and Physical Sciences, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -22 Information Technology, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -5 Engineering and Related Technologies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -236 Architecture and Building, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -63 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -26 Health, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -20 Education, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -65 Management and Commerce, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -30 Society and Culture, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +8 Creative Arts, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -1 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -12 Mixed Field Programmes, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +2 Not stated or inadequately described, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +9 No qualification, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -751
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 field of qualifications in Developing East Arnhem Limited area shows that the three largest fields the resident workers were qualified in were:

  • Engineering and Related Technologies (358 people or 11.8%)
  • Management and Commerce (275 people or 9.1%)
  • Education (272 people or 9.0%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 905 people in total or 29.9% of the resident workers .

In comparison, RDA Northern Territory employed 13.7% in Engineering and Related Technologies; 12.2% in Management and Commerce; and 5.9% in Education.

The major differences between the field of qualifications held by the resident workers of Developing East Arnhem Limited area and RDA Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers qualified in Education (9.0% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers qualified in Management and Commerce (9.1% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers qualified in Engineering and Related Technologies (11.8% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers qualified in Food, Hospitality and Personal Services (2.0% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers in Developing East Arnhem Limited area decreased by 1,212 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the field of qualifications held by the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Developing East Arnhem Limited area were for those qualified in:

  • Engineering and Related Technologies (-236 people)
  • Education (-65 people)
  • Architecture and Building (-63 people)

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