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Resident workers - Field of qualification

There are more resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) 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%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Natural and Physical Sciences101.51.151.00.9+5
Information Technology81.21.1132.60.9-5
Engineering and Related Technologies507.75.9377.35.8+13
Architecture and Building223.42.9102.02.7+12
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies50.80.930.60.8+2
Health101.52.061.21.6+4
Education60.91.8112.21.5-5
Management and Commerce22734.938.714829.234.4+79
Society and Culture558.56.2275.34.9+28
Creative Arts233.52.481.61.8+15
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services223.42.4193.82.3+3
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.100.00.00
Not stated or inadequately described182.82.181.62.7+10
No qualification19429.832.421141.739.5-17

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, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 1.1% Information Technology, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 1.1% Engineering and Related Technologies, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 5.9% Architecture and Building, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 2.9% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 0.9% Health, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 2.0% Education, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 1.8% Management and Commerce, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 38.7% Society and Culture, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 6.2% Creative Arts, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 2.4% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 2.4% Mixed Field Programmes, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 0.1% Not stated or inadequately described, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 2.1% No qualification, South Australia - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 32.4% Natural and Physical Sciences, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 1.5% Information Technology, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 1.2% Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 7.7% Architecture and Building, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 3.4% Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0.8% Health, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 1.5% Education, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0.9% Management and Commerce, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 34.9% Society and Culture, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 8.5% Creative Arts, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 3.5% Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 3.4% Mixed Field Programmes, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0.0% Not stated or inadequately described, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 2.8% No qualification, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 29.8%
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 - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +5 Information Technology, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -5 Engineering and Related Technologies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +13 Architecture and Building, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +12 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +2 Health, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +4 Education, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -5 Management and Commerce, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +79 Society and Culture, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +28 Creative Arts, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +15 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +3 Mixed Field Programmes, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Not stated or inadequately described, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +10 No qualification, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -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 field of qualifications in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield shows that the three largest fields the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) were qualified in were:

  • Management and Commerce (227 people or 34.9%)
  • Society and Culture (55 people or 8.5%)
  • Engineering and Related Technologies (50 people or 7.7%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 332 people in total or 51.1% of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services).

In comparison, South Australia employed 38.7% in Management and Commerce; 6.2% in Society and Culture; and 5.9% in Engineering and Related Technologies.

The major differences between the field of qualifications held by the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) qualified in Society and Culture (8.5% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) qualified in Engineering and Related Technologies (7.7% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) qualified in Creative Arts (3.5% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) qualified in Management and Commerce (34.9% compared to 38.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield increased by 144 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the field of qualifications held by the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield was for those qualified in:

  • Management and Commerce (+79 people)

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