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Education institution attending

25% of people in the City of Bayside attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of the City of Bayside's population attending educational institutions reflects the age structure of the population, as it is influenced by the number of children attending school; proximity to tertiary education, which can mean young adults leaving home to be nearer to educational facilities and; the degree to which people are seeking out educational opportunities in adulthood, especially in their late teens and early twenties.

This data is often combined with Age Structure to identify areas with significant university student populations.

Derived from the Census question:

'What type of educational institution is the person attending?'

Total population

Education institution attending
City of Bayside - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1,9432.11.71,8242.11.6+119
Primary school
8,4369.27.67,3208.37.9+1,116
Primary - Government
4,6625.14.94,0164.65.2+646
Primary - Catholic
1,8262.01.71,5991.81.8+227
Primary - Independent
1,9482.10.91,7051.90.9+243
Secondary school
6,4367.06.36,4177.36.5+19
Secondary - Government
1,7551.93.41,8112.13.6-56
Secondary - Catholic
1,2301.31.51,2421.41.5-12
Secondary - Independent
3,4513.81.43,3643.81.4+87
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1,2511.42.21,3111.52.1-60
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4,4954.95.33,9204.54.7+575
Other
5890.61.05170.60.8+72
map this data in atlas.idNot attending63,38969.069.260,31568.668.2+3,074
Not stated
5,2765.76.66,3137.28.2-1,037

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2011
Education institution attending, 2011 Pre-school, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.6% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% University, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Pre-school, City of Bayside: 2.1% Primary school, City of Bayside: 9.2% Primary - Government, City of Bayside: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 2.0% Primary - Independent, City of Bayside: 2.1% Secondary school, City of Bayside: 7.0% Secondary - Government, City of Bayside: 1.9% Secondary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Bayside: 3.8% TAFE, City of Bayside: 1.4% University, City of Bayside: 4.9% Other, City of Bayside: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, City of Bayside: +119 Primary school, City of Bayside: +1,116 Primary - Government, City of Bayside: +646 Primary - Catholic, City of Bayside: +227 Primary - Independent, City of Bayside: +243 Secondary school, City of Bayside: +19 Secondary - Government, City of Bayside: -56 Secondary - Catholic, City of Bayside: -12 Secondary - Independent, City of Bayside: +87 TAFE, City of Bayside: -60 University, City of Bayside: +575 Other, City of Bayside: +72
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in the City of Bayside in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.2% of the population were attending primary school, 7.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 6.3% and 7.6% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in the City of Bayside and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (3.8% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (9.2% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (2.1% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (1.9% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Bayside's population increased by 3,878 people (+4.4%). This represents an average annual change of 0.87% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the City of Bayside, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+1,116 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+646 persons)
  • University (+575 persons)
  • Primary - Independent (+243 persons)

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