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Education institution attending


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24% of people in Black Rock attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Black Rock'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
Black Rock - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE460.70.9681.11.4-22
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2674.35.32664.44.9+1
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,45671.368.64,27170.569.0+186
Not stated

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, City of Bayside: 1.9% Primary school, City of Bayside: 9.3% 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: 7.7% Secondary - Government, City of Bayside: 1.9% Secondary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, City of Bayside: 4.3% TAFE, City of Bayside: 0.9% University, City of Bayside: 5.3% Other, City of Bayside: 0.6% Pre-school, Black Rock: 1.6% Primary school, Black Rock: 9.2% Primary - Government, Black Rock: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, Black Rock: 1.5% Primary - Independent, Black Rock: 2.0% Secondary school, Black Rock: 7.5% Secondary - Government, Black Rock: 1.4% Secondary - Catholic, Black Rock: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, Black Rock: 4.9% TAFE, Black Rock: 0.7% University, Black Rock: 4.3% Other, Black Rock: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Black Rock: -15 Primary school, Black Rock: +55 Primary - Government, Black Rock: +15 Primary - Catholic, Black Rock: -1 Primary - Independent, Black Rock: +41 Secondary school, Black Rock: +94 Secondary - Government, Black Rock: -17 Secondary - Catholic, Black Rock: +3 Secondary - Independent, Black Rock: +108 TAFE, Black Rock: -22 University, Black Rock: +1 Other, Black Rock: +9
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Black Rock in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.2% of the population were attending primary school, 7.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.3%, 7.7% and 6.2% respectively for City of Bayside.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (71.3% compared to 68.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (4.3% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Black Rock's population increased by 190 people (+3.1%). This represents an average annual change of 0.62% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Black Rock, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary - Independent (+108 persons)
  • Secondary school (+94 persons)
  • Primary school (+55 persons)

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