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Highett Activity Centre

Education institution attending

22% of people in Highett Activity Centre attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Highett Activity Centre'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
Highett Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
592.42.1542.32.1+5
Primary school
2008.09.21717.48.3+30
Primary - Government
1445.85.11235.34.6+21
Primary - Catholic
291.22.0381.61.8-9
Primary - Independent
271.12.1100.41.9+17
Secondary school
1415.67.01295.67.3+12
Secondary - Government
933.71.9903.92.1+3
Secondary - Catholic
261.01.3241.01.4+2
Secondary - Independent
210.93.8140.63.8+7
map this data in atlas.idTAFE481.91.4482.11.5+1
map this data in atlas.idUniversity953.84.9652.84.5+31
Other
130.50.6120.50.60
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,79271.669.01,64771.468.6+146
Not stated
1546.15.71827.97.2-28

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, 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% Pre-school, Highett Activity Centre: 2.4% Primary school, Highett Activity Centre: 8.0% Primary - Government, Highett Activity Centre: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, Highett Activity Centre: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Highett Activity Centre: 1.1% Secondary school, Highett Activity Centre: 5.6% Secondary - Government, Highett Activity Centre: 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, Highett Activity Centre: 1.0% Secondary - Independent, Highett Activity Centre: 0.9% TAFE, Highett Activity Centre: 1.9% University, Highett Activity Centre: 3.8% Other, Highett Activity Centre: 0.5%
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, Highett Activity Centre: +5 Primary school, Highett Activity Centre: +30 Primary - Government, Highett Activity Centre: +21 Primary - Catholic, Highett Activity Centre: -9 Primary - Independent, Highett Activity Centre: +17 Secondary school, Highett Activity Centre: +12 Secondary - Government, Highett Activity Centre: +3 Secondary - Catholic, Highett Activity Centre: +2 Secondary - Independent, Highett Activity Centre: +7 TAFE, Highett Activity Centre: +1 University, Highett Activity Centre: +31 Other, Highett Activity Centre: 0
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 Highett Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.0% of the population were attending primary school, 5.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.2%, 7.0% and 6.3% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Highett Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (71.6% compared to 69.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (3.7% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (0.9% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.6% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Highett Activity Centre's population increased by 194 people (+8.4%). This represents an average annual change of 1.63% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Highett Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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