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Part 2 - The Forty-fourth Parliament - Statistical information as at 2.7.2014

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Fields of qualifications

Senate

Field

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

PUP

IND/Other(a)

Total

Accountancy

-

2

-

-

-

-

2

Administration/Management

1

5

-

-

-

1

7

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

-

-

1

-

-

1

Business, etc.(b)

1

4

-

-

-

-

5

Commerce/Economics

2

4

1

1

-

-

8

Defence

-

3

-

-

-

-

3

Education

6

2

1

1

-

-

10

Engineering

-

1

-

-

2

-

3

General degrees(c)

11

12

2

5

-

-

30

Industrial Relations

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

Law

5

18

-

3

-

2

28

Medicine/Health

-

-

-

3

-

-

3

Police/Security

-

1

1

-

-

-

2

Science(b)

-

1

1

4

-

1

7

Social Work/Social Studies

1

-

-

1

-

-

2

Trades, etc.

3

3

1

-

-

3

10

Urban Planning

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

Veterinary Science

-

1

-

-

-

1

2

Total number of qualifications

31

57

7

19

3

8

125

Members with qualifications

18

26

5

10

1

4

64

Total number of members

25

27

6

10

3

5

76

Proportion with qualifications (%)

72.0

96.3

83.3

100.0

33.3

80.0

84.2

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(77.4)

(92.8)

(50.0)

(100.0)

(-)

(100.0)

(84.2)

(a) Includes AMEP, DLP, FFP and LDP.

(b) Includes honours degrees. MBBS is counted as one qualification.

(c) Not included elsewhere.

Note: Fellowships, memberships, associateships of professional or other bodies are not included in this table.

House of Representatives

Field

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

PUP

IND/Other(a)

Total

Accountancy

-

4

3

-

-

-

7

Administration/Management

8

13

1

-

-

1

23

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

2

2

-

-

-

4

Business, etc.(b)

3

7

1

-

-

-

11

Commerce/Economics

9

17

1

-

-

-

27

Communications

4

-

1

-

-

-

5

Defence

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

Education

5

9

1

-

-

1

16

Engineering

-

1

1

-

-

-

2

General degrees(c)

34

29

1

2

-

2

68

Industrial Relations

2

1

-

-

-

-

3

Information Technology

-

2

-

-

-

-

2

International Relations

1

4

-

-

-

-

5

Law

27

30

-

-

-

-

57

Medicine/Health

-

3

1

-

-

-

4

Police/Security

-

5

-

-

-

-

5

Politics/Public Policy

5

2

-

-

-

-

7

Psychology

2

-

-

-

-

-

2

Science(b)

1

5

-

-

-

1

7

Social Work/Social Studies

1

2

-

-

-

-

3

Trades, etc.

-

2

-

-

-

-

2

Total number of qualifications

102

138

13

2

-

6

261

Members with qualifications

51

59

9

1

-

2

122

Total number of members

55

74

16

1

1

3

150

Proportion with qualifications (%)

92.7

79.7

56.2

100.0

-

66.7

81.3

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(87.5)

(78.3)

(41.6)

(100.0)

(-)

(60.0)

(79.3)

(a) Includes KAP.

(b) Not included elsewhere.

(c) Degrees where the (major) field of study has not been specified, e.g. BA, PhD.

Note: MBBS is counted as one qualification.

Both Houses of Parliament combined

Field

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

PUP

IND/Other(a)

Total

Accountancy

-

6

3

-

-

-

9

Administration/Management

9

18

1

-

-

2

30

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

2

2

1

-

-

5

Business, etc.(b)

4

11

1

-

-

-

16

Commerce/Economics

11

21

2

1

-

-

35

Communications

4

-

1

-

-

-

5

Defence

-

3

-

-

-

1

4

Education

11

11

2

1

-

1

26

Engineering

-

2

1

-

2

-

5

General degrees(c)

45

41

3

7

-

2

98

Industrial Relations

3

1

-

-

-

-

4

Information Technology

-

2

-

-

-

-

2

International Relations

1

4

-

-

-

-

5

Law

32

48

-

3

-

2

85

Medicine/Health

-

3

1

3

-

-

7

Police/Security

-

6

1

-

-

-

7

Politics/Public Policy

5

2

-

-

-

-

7

Psychology

2

-

-

-

-

-

2

Science(b)

1

6

1

4

-

2

14

Social Work/Social Studies

2

2

-

1

-

-

5

Trades, etc.

3

5

1

-

-

3

12

Urban Planning

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

Veterinary Science

-

1

-

-

-

1

2

Total number of qualifications

133

195

20

21

3

14

386

Members with qualifications

69

85

14

11

1

6

186

Total number of members

80

101

22

11

4

8

226

Proportion with qualifications (%)

86.2

84.1

63.6

100.0

25.0

75.0

82.3

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(84.4)

(82.9)

(44.4)

(100.0)

(-)

(71.4)

(80.9)

(a) Includes AMEP, DLP, FFP, KAP and LDP.

(b) Not included elsewhere.

(c) Degrees where the (major) field of study has not been specified, e.g. BA, PhD.

Note: MBBS is counted as one qualification.