City of Port Adelaide Enfield
Resident workers - Field of qualification
There are more resident workers qualified in Management and Commerce in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield 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 the City of Port Adelaide Enfield'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 the City of Port Adelaide Enfield or within commuting distance, and their qualification requirements;
- The availability of educational institutions with those curricula nearby;
- The socio-economic status of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, and;
- The mobility of the population to move where particular skills are required.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers field of qualification|
|City of Port Adelaide Enfield||2016||2011||Change|
|Field of qualification (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Mining%||Number||%||Mining%||2011 to 2016|
|Natural and Physical Sciences||1,179||2.3||8.6||1,024||2.1||7.2||+155||30000||P|
|Engineering and Related Technologies||5,901||11.3||37.4||5,792||11.8||29.5||+109||50000||P|
|Architecture and Building||1,587||3.0||1.8||1,396||2.8||2.1||+191||60000||P|
|Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies||511||1.0||0.9||452||0.9||2.4||+59||70000||P|
|Management and Commerce||7,508||14.4||17.5||5,900||12.0||13.7||+1,608||91000||P|
|Society and Culture||4,624||8.8||1.8||3,809||7.7||2.7||+815||92000||P|
|Food, Hospitality and Personal Services||1,991||3.8||2.1||1,686||3.4||1.4||+305||94000||P|
|Mixed Field Programmes||65||0.1||0.0||52||0.1||0.0||+13||95000||P|
|Not stated or inadequately described||1,377||2.6||2.5||1,863||3.8||3.4||-486||96000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the field of qualifications in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield shows that the three largest fields the resident workers were qualified in were:
- Management and Commerce (7,508 people or 14.4%)
- Engineering and Related Technologies (5,901 people or 11.3%)
- Society and Culture (4,624 people or 8.8%)
In combination these three fields accounted for 18,033 people in total or 34.5% of the resident workers .
In comparison, Mining employed 17.5% in Management and Commerce; 37.4% in Engineering and Related Technologies; and 1.8% in Society and Culture.
The major differences between the field of qualifications held by the resident workers of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and Mining were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers qualified in Society and Culture (8.8% compared to 1.8%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers qualified in Health (8.7% compared to 2.1%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers qualified in Engineering and Related Technologies (11.3% compared to 37.4%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers qualified in Natural and Physical Sciences (2.3% compared to 8.6%)
The number of resident workers in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield increased by 3,055 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest changes in the field of qualifications held by the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield were for those qualified in:
- Management and Commerce (+1,608 people)
- Health (+939 people)
- Society and Culture (+815 people)
- Education (+467 people)