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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 2241 ACTUARIES, MATHEMATICIANS AND STATISTICIANS


    ACTUARIES, MATHEMATICIANS AND STATISTICIANS develop and apply actuarial, mathematical, statistical and quantitative principles and techniques to solve problems in a range of fields such as business and finance, scientific and social research, and engineering.

    Econometricians are excluded from this unit group. Econometricians are included in Unit Group 2243 Economists.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Registration or licensing may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • defining, analysing and solving complex financial and business problems relating to areas such as insurance premiums, annuities, superannuation funds, pensions and dividends
    • examining financial projections for general insurance companies, finance companies, government and other organisations
    • designing new types of policies, assessing risks and analysing investments in life insurance, superannuation funds, health insurance, friendly societies, financial markets and other areas
    • formulating mathematical models to simulate processes
    • applying models to experimental observations, and adjusting and recasting the models
    • using numerical analysis methods to develop algorithms and perform computations
    • liaising with management and clients to determine the subject or area to be surveyed or examined
    • specifying the data to be collected, and the methodology to be used in collection and analysis
    • evaluating and describing the reliability and utility of source information
    • analysing and interpreting data, and producing relevant statistics to describe and infer particular trends and patterns

    Occupations:
      224111 Actuary
      224112 Mathematician
      224113 Statistician

224111 ACTUARY

    Analyses mathematical, statistical, demographic, financial or economic data to predict and assess the long-term risk involved in financial decisions and planning. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 1


224112 MATHEMATICIAN

    Develops and applies mathematical principles and techniques to solve problems in all areas of the sciences, engineering, technology, social sciences, business, industry and commerce.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisation:

      Operations Research Analyst

224113 STATISTICIAN

    Designs and applies statistical principles and techniques for collecting, organising and interpreting quantifiable data, and uses statistical methodologies to produce statistical reports and analyses for government, commercial and other purposes.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:

      Biometrician
      Demographer
      Epidemiologist


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