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Part 2 - The Forty-fifth Parliament - Statistical information as at 2.7.2016 - Fields of qualifications

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Fields of qualifications

Senate

Field

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

NXT

PHON

IND/Othera

Total

Administration/Management

-

3

-

-

-

-

1

4

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

-

1

1

-

1

-

3

Business, etc.b

1

2

-

-

1

1

-

5

Commerce/Economics/Financeb

3

10

1

1

1

-

-

16

Design

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

1

Educationb

4

5

1

-

-

1

-

11

Engineering

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

2

General degreesc

14

9

1

1

-

-

-

25

Industrial Relations

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0

International Relations

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

Lawb

4

14

-

2

2

-

1

23

Library Studies

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

Medicine/Healthb

-

-

1

3

-

-

-

4

Mortuary Science

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

Police/Security

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

4

Religion

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

Scienceb

-

1

-

3

-

-

1

5

Social Work/Social Studies

1

-

-

1

-

-

-

2

Trades, etc.

1

-

1

-

-

-

1

3

Politics/Public Policy

-

2

-

1

-

-

-

3

Veterinary Science

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

2

Total number of qualifications

32

52

7

14

4

5

5

119

Members with qualifications

18

23

4

8

2

3

3

61

Total number of members

26

24

6

9

3

4

4

76

Proportion with qualifications (%)

69.2

95.8

66.7

88.9

66.7

75

75

80.3

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(72)

(96.3)

(83.3)

(100)

(33.3)

(-)

(80)

(84.2)

House of Representatives

Field

ALP

LIB

NP

GRN

NXT

IND/Othera

Total

Accountancy

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

Administration/Management

4

5

-

-

-

1

10

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

3

-

-

-

-

3

Business, etc.b

6

9

-

-

-

-

15

Commerce/Economics/Financeb

6

16

4

-

-

-

26

Communications

6

-

1

-

-

-

7

Design

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

Education

11

4

1

-

-

1

17

Engineering

-

1

1

-

-

-

2

General degreesc

37

22

2

2

-

3

66

Hairdressing

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

Industrial Relations

4

2

-

-

-

-

6

Environmental Studies

2

-

-

-

-

-

2

International Relations

2

4

-

-

-

-

6

Information Technology

-

2

-

-

-

-

2

Lawb

27

33

1

-

-

-

61

Languages

2

-

-

-

-

-

2

Medicine/Healthb

2

2

2

-

-

-

6

Music

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

Pharmacy

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

Philosophy

-

5

-

-

-

-

5

Policing/Security Studies

-

2

-

-

-

1

3

Politics/Public Policyb

9

5

-

-

1

-

15

Psychology

3

-

-

-

-

-

3

Pest Management

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

Real Estate

-

1

1

-

-

-

2

Scienceb

4

4

-

-

-

-

8

Social Work/Social Studies

2

-

-

-

-

-

2

Trades, etc.

1

-

1

-

-

-

2

Total number of qualifications

131

123

14

2

1

6

277

Members with qualifications

64

50

9

1

1

2

127

Total number of members

69

60

16

1

1

3

150

Proportion with qualifications (%)

92.8

83.3

56.3

100

100

66.7

84

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(92.7)

(79.7)

(56.2)

(100)

(-)

(66.7)

(81.3)

Both Houses of Parliament combined

Field

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

NXT

PHON

IND/Othera

Total

Accountancy

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

Administration/Management

4

8

-

-

-

-

2

14

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

3

1

1

-

1

-

6

Business, etc.b

7

11

-

-

1

1

-

20

Commerce/Economics/Finance

9

26

5

1

1

-

-

42

Communications

6

-

1

-

-

-

-

7

Design

-

1

-

1

-

-

-

2

Education

15

9

2

-

-

1

1

28

Engineering

-

1

1

-

-

2

-

4

Environmental Studies

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

General degreesc

5

31

3

3

-

-

3

91

Hairdressing

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

Industrial Relations

4

2

-

-

-

-

-

6

Information Technology

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

2

International Relations

3

4

-

-

-

-

-

7

Languages

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

Law

31

47

1

2

2

-

1

84

Library Studies

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

Medicine/Healthb

2

2

2

3

-

-

-

9

Mortuary Science

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

Music

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

Pest Management

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

Pharmacy

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

Philosophy

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

5

Policing/Security

-

6

-

-

-

-

1

7

Politics/Public Policy

9

7

-

1

1

-

-

18

Psychology

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

Real Estate

-

1

1

-

-

-

-

2

Religion

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

Scienceb

4

5

-

3

-

-

1

13

Human Movement

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

Social Work/Social Studies

3

-

-

1

-

-

-

4

Trades, etc.

2

-

2

-

-

-

1

5

Veterinary Science

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

2

Total number of qualifications

163

175

21

16

5

5

11

396

Members with qualifications

82

73

13

9

3

3

5

188

Total number of members

95

84

22

10

4

4

7

226

Proportion with qualifications (%)

86.3

86.9

59.1

90

75

75

71.4

83.2

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(86.2)

(84.1)

(63.6)

(100)

(25)

(-)

(75)

(82.3)

a Includes DHJP, FFP, JLN, KAP and LDP.

b Includes honours degrees.

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