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Field of qualifications of workforce

In the Hutt City, there were more people in the workforce with a Engineering and related technologies qualification than any other field of qualification in 2013.

Field of Qualification presents the primary field of study for the highest qualification the person has received. Field of study for lower level qualifications are not collected.

Fields of study relate to the type of work and types of industries in the area, but may also indicate people working in areas which don’t match their training. As with other workforce related topics, field of study helps to build up a picture of the economic and employment role of an area, as distinct from its residential role.

Field of Qualification information should be looked at in conjunction with Workforce Industries , Workforce Occupation and Workforce Level of Qualification data as well as Field and Level of Qualifications data for the residents for a clearer picture of the skills available in Hutt City's workforce.

Derived from the Census question:

'Print your highest qualification level and the main subject.'

Workforce, by place of work, regardless of residence

Workforce field of qualifications
Hutt City20132006Change
Highest qualification levelNumber%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
Agriculture, environmental and related studies2400.61.22190.61.1+21
Architecture and building1,2933.53.11,0862.92.7+207
Creative arts9872.74.26481.83.1+339
Education1,6594.54.21,5334.24.1+126
Engineering and related technologies3,88210.47.43,90310.67.6-21
Food, hospitality and personal services9002.42.28252.22.1+75
Health2,3166.25.42,0285.55.0+288
Information technology6931.93.05611.52.3+132
Management and commerce2,9137.811.02,8657.810.7+48
Natural and physical sciences1,2663.43.41,1913.23.2+75
Society and culture2,4966.711.82,2956.211.3+201
Field of study not given (Although level of attainment given)9242.52.44951.31.3+429
No post-school qualification15,92742.837.017,41547.241.0-1,488
Not stated / included1,6834.53.91,8695.14.4-186

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Workforce field of qualifications, 2013
Workforce field of qualifications, 2013 Agriculture, environmental and related studies, Wellington Region: 1.2% Architecture and building, Wellington Region: 3.1% Creative arts, Wellington Region: 4.2% Education, Wellington Region: 4.2% Engineering and related technologies, Wellington Region: 7.4% Food, hospitality and personal services, Wellington Region: 2.2% Health, Wellington Region: 5.4% Information technology, Wellington Region: 3.0% Management and commerce, Wellington Region: 11.0% Natural and physical sciences, Wellington Region: 3.4% Society and culture, Wellington Region: 11.8% Agriculture, environmental and related studies, Hutt City: 0.6% Architecture and building, Hutt City: 3.5% Creative arts, Hutt City: 2.7% Education, Hutt City: 4.5% Engineering and related technologies, Hutt City: 10.4% Food, hospitality and personal services, Hutt City: 2.4% Health, Hutt City: 6.2% Information technology, Hutt City: 1.9% Management and commerce, Hutt City: 7.8% Natural and physical sciences, Hutt City: 3.4% Society and culture, Hutt City: 6.7%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in workforce field of qualifications, 2006 to 2013
Change in workforce field of qualifications, 2006 to 2013 Agriculture, environmental and related studies, Hutt City: +21 Architecture and building, Hutt City: +207 Creative arts, Hutt City: +339 Education, Hutt City: +126 Engineering and related technologies, Hutt City: -21 Food, hospitality and personal services, Hutt City: +75 Health, Hutt City: +288 Information technology, Hutt City: +132 Management and commerce, Hutt City: +48 Natural and physical sciences, Hutt City: +75 Society and culture, Hutt City: +201
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2006 and 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the field of qualifications of the workforce in the Hutt City shows that the three largest fields the population was qualified in were:

  • Engineering and related technologies (3,882 people or 10.4%)
  • Management and commerce (2,913 people or 7.8%)
  • Society and culture (2,496 people or 6.7%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 9,291 people in total or 25.0% of the workforce.

In comparison, Wellington Region had 7.4% of the workforce who studied Engineering and related technologies; 11.0% who studied Management and commerce; and 11.8% who studied Society and culture.

The major differences between the fields of qualifications of the workforce in the Hutt City and Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of people qualified in the field of engineering and related technologies (10.4% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people qualified in the field of society and culture (6.7% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people qualified in the field of management and commerce (7.8% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people qualified in the field of creative arts (2.7% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in fields of qualifications of the workforce in the Hutt City between 2006 and 2013 were:

  • Creative arts (+339 people)
  • Health (+288 people)
  • Architecture and building (+207 people)
  • Society and culture (+201 people)
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