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Field of qualifications of workforce

In the Napier 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 Napier 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
Napier City20132006Change
Highest qualification levelNumber%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2006 to 2013
Agriculture, environmental and related studies3841.81.33841.81.20
Architecture and building7203.32.67203.32.50
Creative arts4892.32.23601.71.7+129
Education1,2095.63.41,0745.03.2+135
Engineering and related technologies1,9509.16.62,0019.36.7-51
Food, hospitality and personal services6423.01.86002.81.7+42
Health1,0534.94.49394.34.3+114
Information technology2371.11.32521.21.1-15
Management and commerce1,6327.66.91,5006.96.5+132
Natural and physical sciences3751.72.03301.51.8+45
Society and culture1,3566.35.61,1855.55.3+171
Field of study not given (Although level of attainment given)7023.32.23571.71.1+345
No post-school qualification9,70845.247.010,72549.650.9-1,017
Not stated / included1,0414.812.51,1765.412.0-135

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, New Zealand: 1.3% Architecture and building, New Zealand: 2.6% Creative arts, New Zealand: 2.2% Education, New Zealand: 3.4% Engineering and related technologies, New Zealand: 6.6% Food, hospitality and personal services, New Zealand: 1.8% Health, New Zealand: 4.4% Information technology, New Zealand: 1.3% Management and commerce, New Zealand: 6.9% Natural and physical sciences, New Zealand: 2.0% Society and culture, New Zealand: 5.6% Agriculture, environmental and related studies, Napier City: 1.8% Architecture and building, Napier City: 3.3% Creative arts, Napier City: 2.3% Education, Napier City: 5.6% Engineering and related technologies, Napier City: 9.1% Food, hospitality and personal services, Napier City: 3.0% Health, Napier City: 4.9% Information technology, Napier City: 1.1% Management and commerce, Napier City: 7.6% Natural and physical sciences, Napier City: 1.7% Society and culture, Napier City: 6.3%
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, Napier City: 0 Architecture and building, Napier City: 0 Creative arts, Napier City: +129 Education, Napier City: +135 Engineering and related technologies, Napier City: -51 Food, hospitality and personal services, Napier City: +42 Health, Napier City: +114 Information technology, Napier City: -15 Management and commerce, Napier City: +132 Natural and physical sciences, Napier City: +45 Society and culture, Napier City: +171
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 Napier City shows that the three largest fields the population was qualified in were:

  • Engineering and related technologies (1,950 people or 9.1%)
  • Management and commerce (1,632 people or 7.6%)
  • Society and culture (1,356 people or 6.3%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 4,938 people in total or 23.0% of the workforce.

In comparison, New Zealand had 6.6% of the workforce who studied Engineering and related technologies; 6.9% who studied Management and commerce; and 5.6% who studied Society and culture.

The major differences between the fields of qualifications of the workforce in the Napier City and New Zealand were:

  • A larger percentage of people qualified in the field of engineering and related technologies (9.1% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people qualified in the field of education (5.6% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people qualified in the field of food, hospitality and personal services (3.0% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people qualified in the field of architecture and building (3.3% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Society and culture (+171 people)
  • Education (+135 people)
  • Management and commerce (+132 people)
  • Creative arts (+129 people)
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