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Highett Activity Centre

Education institution attending

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

23% of people in Highett Activity Centre attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
552.01.9592.42.1-3
Primary school
2278.19.32008.09.2+27
Primary - Government
1575.65.31445.85.1+13
Primary - Catholic
521.91.9291.22.0+24
Primary - Independent
170.62.1261.12.1-9
Secondary school
1696.07.71405.67.0+29
Secondary - Government
953.41.9923.71.9+2
Secondary - Catholic
341.21.5261.01.3+9
Secondary - Independent
391.44.3210.93.8+18
map this data in atlas.idTAFE351.30.9481.91.4-13
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1364.85.3953.84.9+41
Other
200.70.6120.50.6+7
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,00371.268.61,79271.669.0+211
Not stated
1645.95.71536.15.7+11

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, Highett Activity Centre: 2.0% Primary school, Highett Activity Centre: 8.1% Primary - Government, Highett Activity Centre: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, Highett Activity Centre: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Highett Activity Centre: 0.6% Secondary school, Highett Activity Centre: 6.0% Secondary - Government, Highett Activity Centre: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Highett Activity Centre: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Highett Activity Centre: 1.4% TAFE, Highett Activity Centre: 1.3% University, Highett Activity Centre: 4.8% Other, Highett Activity Centre: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Highett Activity Centre: -3 Primary school, Highett Activity Centre: +27 Primary - Government, Highett Activity Centre: +13 Primary - Catholic, Highett Activity Centre: +24 Primary - Independent, Highett Activity Centre: -9 Secondary school, Highett Activity Centre: +29 Secondary - Government, Highett Activity Centre: +2 Secondary - Catholic, Highett Activity Centre: +9 Secondary - Independent, Highett Activity Centre: +18 TAFE, Highett Activity Centre: -13 University, Highett Activity Centre: +41 Other, Highett Activity Centre: +7
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 6.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.1% 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 Highett Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (71.2% compared to 68.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (3.4% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (1.4% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (6.0% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Highett Activity Centre's population increased by 310 people (+12.4%). This represents an average annual change of 2.37% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Highett Activity Centre between 2011 and 2016.

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