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District Council of Mount Remarkable

Resident workers - Field of qualification

There are more resident workers (All industries) qualified in Engineering and Related Technologies in District Council of Mount Remarkable 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 District Council of Mount Remarkable'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 District Council of Mount Remarkable or within commuting distance, and their qualification requirements;
  • The availability of educational institutions with those curricula nearby;
  • The socio-economic status of District Council of Mount Remarkable, and;
  • The mobility of the population to move where particular skills are required.

Field of Qualification should be looked at in conjunction with Qualification and Occupations statistics for a clearer picture of the skills available in the resident worker population.

Data source

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

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Resident workers field of qualification
District Council of Mount Remarkable - Persons 20162011Change
Field of qualification (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2011 - 2016
Natural and Physical Sciences30.22.130.21.9--
Information Technology001.870.61.6-7
Engineering and Related Technologies16212.810.914411.410.9+18
Architecture and Building332.63.6282.23.3+5
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies524.11.9584.61.7-6
Health1179.28.61058.37.5+12
Education947.45.4967.64.7-2
Management and Commerce866.812.9755.911.4+11
Society and Culture715.68.9695.57.4+2
Creative Arts70.62.050.41.8+2
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services252.03.6211.73.4+4
Mixed Field Programmes000.1000.1--
Not stated or inadequately described372.92.5383.03.3-1
No qualification57945.735.761648.741.0-37
Total Persons1,266100.0100.01,265100.0100.0+1

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

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the field of qualifications in District Council of Mount Remarkable shows that the three largest fields the resident workers (All industries) were qualified in were:

  • Engineering and Related Technologies (162 people or 12.8%)
  • Health (117 people or 9.2%)
  • Education (94 people or 7.4%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 373 people in total or 29.5% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, South Australia employed 10.9% in Engineering and Related Technologies; 8.6% in Health and 5.4% in Education.

The major differences between the field of qualifications held by the resident workers () of District Council of Mount Remarkable and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) qualified in Management and Commerce (6.8% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) qualified in Society and Culture (5.6% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) qualified in Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies (4.1% compared to 1.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) qualified in Education (7.4% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in District Council of Mount Remarkable increased by 1 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the field of qualifications held by the resident workers (All industries) between 2011 and 2016 in District Council of Mount Remarkable was for those qualified in:

  • Engineering and Related Technologies (+18 resident workers)
  • Health (+12 resident workers)
  • Management and Commerce (+11 resident workers)
  • Information Technology (-7 resident workers)

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