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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

26% of people in the City of Bayside attended an educational institution in 2016.

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 (Enumerated)20162001Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2001 to 2016
Pre-school
1,7951.91.61,4201.71.5+375
Primary school
8,9239.47.97,4248.98.6+1,499
Primary - Government
5,0525.35.34,1044.95.7+948
Primary - Catholic
1,8361.91.71,5651.92.0+271
Primary - Independent
2,0352.10.91,7552.10.9+280
Secondary school
7,4277.86.16,1037.36.9+1,324
Secondary - Government
1,8111.93.41,7112.04.0+100
Secondary - Catholic
1,4451.51.41,2101.41.6+235
Secondary - Independent
4,1714.41.33,1823.81.4+989
map this data in atlas.idTAFE8640.91.81,5741.92.6-710
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5,1725.56.44,0334.84.8+1,139
Other
5960.61.16990.80.9-103
map this data in atlas.idNot attending65,19968.868.558,84770.569.7+6,352
Not stated
4,8475.16.43,4044.15.0+1,443

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2001 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, Greater Melbourne: 1.6% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.1% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.3% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% University, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.1% Pre-school, City of Bayside: 1.9% Primary school, City of Bayside: 9.4% Primary - Government, City of Bayside: 5.3% Primary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 1.9% Primary - Independent, City of Bayside: 2.1% Secondary school, City of Bayside: 7.8% Secondary - Government, City of Bayside: 1.9% Secondary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, City of Bayside: 4.4% TAFE, City of Bayside: 0.9% University, City of Bayside: 5.5% Other, City of Bayside: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2001 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2001 to 2016 Pre-school, City of Bayside: +375 Primary school, City of Bayside: +1,499 Primary - Government, City of Bayside: +948 Primary - Catholic, City of Bayside: +271 Primary - Independent, City of Bayside: +280 Secondary school, City of Bayside: +1,324 Secondary - Government, City of Bayside: +100 Secondary - Catholic, City of Bayside: +235 Secondary - Independent, City of Bayside: +989 TAFE, City of Bayside: -710 University, City of Bayside: +1,139 Other, City of Bayside: -103
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2001 and 2016 (Enumerated 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 2016 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, 9.4% of the population were attending primary school, 7.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.4% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.9%, 6.1% and 8.3% 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) (4.4% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (7.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (9.4% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (1.9% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2001 to 2016, City of Bayside's population increased by 11,319 people (+13.6%). This represents an average annual change of 0.85% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the City of Bayside, between 2001 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+1,499 persons)
  • Secondary school (+1,324 persons)
  • University (+1,139 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (+989 persons)

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