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Part 2 - The Forty-third Parliament - Statistical information as at 1.7.2011 - Fields of qualifications

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Fields of qualifications Fields of qualifications

Senate

Field

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

IND/Other(a)

Total

Accountancy

-

-

2

-

-

2

Administration/Management

3

5

-

-

-

8

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

-

-

1

-

1

Business, etc.(b)

1

4

-

-

-

5

Commerce/Economics

2

1

-

-

-

3

Education

7

-

1

1

-

9

Engineering

-

1

-

-

-

1

General degrees(c)

11

14

1

4

-

30

Industrial Relations

2

-

-

-

-

2

Law

9

18

-

3

1

31

Medicine/Health

-

5

-

4

-

9

Police/Security

-

1

-

-

-

1

Politics/Public Policy

1

-

-

-

-

1

Science(b)

1

1

1

3

-

6

Social Work/Social Studies

1

-

-

1

-

2

Trades, etc.

2

3

-

-

1

6

Total number of qualifications

40

53

5

17

2

117

Members with qualifications

24

26

3

9

2

64

Total number of members

31

28

6

9

2

76

Proportion with qualifications (%)

77.4

92.8

50.0

100.0

100.0

84.2

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(78.1)

(87.5)

(40.0)

(100.0)

(100.0)

(81.6)

(a) DLP-1.

(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.

House of Representatives

Field

ALP

LIB

NP/CLP

GRN

IND/Other(a)

Total

Accountancy

-

2

1

-

-

3

Administration/Management

6

9

1

-

1

17

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

2

1

-

-

3

Business, etc.(b)

5

6

1

-

-

12

Commerce/Economics

14

11

1

-

1

27

Communications

3

-

1

-

-

4

Defence

-

-

-

-

1

1

Education

8

7

-

-

-

15

Engineering

1

1

2

-

-

4

General degrees(c)

38

25

-

1

2

66

Industrial Relations

4

1

-

-

-

5

Information Technology

-

2

-

-

-

2

International Relations

1

2

-

-

-

3

Law

36

21

-

1

1

59

Medicine/Health

1

3

-

-

-

4

Police/Security

-

3

-

-

-

3

Politics/Public Policy

1

1

-

-

-

2

Psychology

2

-

-

-

-

2

Public Relations

1

-

-

-

-

1

Science(b)

3

3

1

-

-

7

Social Work/Social Studies

1

1

-

-

-

2

Tourism/Hospitality

-

1

-

-

-

1

Trades, etc.

1

1

-

-

-

2

Total number of qualifications

126

102

9

2

6

245

Members with qualifications

63

47

5

1

3

119

Total number of members

72

60

12

1

5

150

Proportion with qualifications (%)

87.5

78.3

41.6

100.0

60.0

79.3

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(79.5)

(85.4)

(30.0)

-

(50.0)

(78.0)

(a) Nats WA-1.

(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

IND/Other(a)

Total

Accountancy

-

2

3

-

-

5

Administration/Management

9

14

1

-

1

25

Agriculture/Rural Studies, etc.

-

2

1

1

-

4

Business, etc.(b)

6

10

1

-

-

17

Commerce/Economics

16

12

1

-

1

30

Communications

3

-

1

-

-

4

Defence

-

-

-

-

1

1

Education

15

7

1

1

-

24

Engineering

1

2

2

-

-

5

General degrees(c)

49

39

1

5

2

96

Industrial Relations

6

1

-

-

-

7

Information Technology

-

2

-

-

-

2

International Relations

1

2

-

-

-

3

Law

45

39

-

4

2

90

Medicine/Health

1

8

-

4

-

13

Police/Security

-

4

-

-

-

4

Politics/Public Policy

2

1

-

-

-

3

Public Relations

1

-

-

-

-

1

Psychology

2

-

-

-

-

2

Science(b)

4

4

2

3

-

13

Social Work/Social Studies

2

1

-

1

-

4

Tourism/Hospitality

-

1

-

-

-

1

Trades, etc.

3

4

-

-

1

8

Total number of qualifications

166

155

14

19

8

362

Members with qualifications

87

73

8

10

5

183

Total number of members

103

88

18

10

7

226

Proportion with qualifications (%)

84.4

82.9

44.4

100.0

71.4

80.9

(Corresponding proportion, previous Parliament) (%)

(79.1)

(86.2)

(33.3)

(100.0)

(75.0)

(79.6)

(a) DLP-1; Nats WA-1.

(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.