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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.

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
City of Port Adelaide Enfield 20162011Change
Field of qualification
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Number%Information Media and Telecommunications%Number%Information Media and Telecommunications%2011 to 2016
Natural and Physical Sciences1,1792.33.01,0242.11.0+155
Information Technology1,4082.78.21,1322.37.1+276
Engineering and Related Technologies5,90111.313.25,79211.810.9+109
Architecture and Building1,5873.00.71,3962.80.9+191
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies5111.00.74520.90.7+59
Health4,5698.71.23,6307.41.2+939
Education2,4564.71.71,9894.01.5+467
Management and Commerce7,50814.418.05,90012.015.5+1,608
Society and Culture4,6248.86.93,8097.75.6+815
Creative Arts1,1552.212.81,0102.19.6+145
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1,9913.81.71,6863.43.2+305
Mixed Field Programmes650.10.4520.10.4+13
Not stated or inadequately described1,3772.62.41,8633.83.4-486
No qualification17,93634.329.219,47739.639.2-1,541

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, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 3.0% Information Technology, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 8.2% Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 13.2% Architecture and Building, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 0.7% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 0.7% Health, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 1.2% Education, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 1.7% Management and Commerce, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 18.0% Society and Culture, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 6.9% Creative Arts, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 12.8% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 1.7% Mixed Field Programmes, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 0.4% Not stated or inadequately described, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 2.4% No qualification, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Information Media and Telecommunications : 29.2% Natural and Physical Sciences, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 2.3% Information Technology, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 2.7% Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 11.3% Architecture and Building, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 3.0% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 1.0% Health, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 8.7% Education, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 4.7% Management and Commerce, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 14.4% Society and Culture, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 8.8% Creative Arts, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 2.2% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 3.8% Mixed Field Programmes, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 2.6% No qualification, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 34.3%
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, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +155 Information Technology, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +276 Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +109 Architecture and Building, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +191 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +59 Health, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +939 Education, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +467 Management and Commerce, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +1,608 Society and Culture, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +815 Creative Arts, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +145 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +305 Mixed Field Programmes, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +13 Not stated or inadequately described, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: -486 No qualification, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: -1,541
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 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, Information Media and Telecommunications employed 18.0% in Management and Commerce; 13.2% in Engineering and Related Technologies; and 6.9% 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 Information Media and Telecommunications were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers qualified in Health (8.7% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers qualified in Creative Arts (2.2% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers qualified in Information Technology (2.7% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers qualified in Management and Commerce (14.4% compared to 18.0%)

Emerging groups

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)

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