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Education institution attending

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22% of people in Albion attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Albion'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
Albion - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
531.11.3390.91.4+14
Primary school
2645.67.42195.17.2+45
Primary - Government
1413.04.61333.14.3+8
Primary - Catholic
1232.62.2741.72.3+49
Primary - Independent
00.00.6120.30.7-12
Secondary school
1653.56.41864.36.6-21
Secondary - Government
1002.14.01192.74.0-19
Secondary - Catholic
591.21.8581.31.8+1
Secondary - Independent
60.10.790.20.9-3
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1342.81.91473.42.4-13
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2876.15.32465.74.1+41
Other
1152.41.71272.91.4-12
map this data in atlas.idNot attending3,22568.368.52,92467.567.8+301
Not stated
48210.27.544110.29.0+41

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 Brimbank: 1.3% Primary school, City of Brimbank: 7.4% Primary - Government, City of Brimbank: 4.6% Primary - Catholic, City of Brimbank: 2.2% Primary - Independent, City of Brimbank: 0.6% Secondary school, City of Brimbank: 6.4% Secondary - Government, City of Brimbank: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, City of Brimbank: 0.7% TAFE, City of Brimbank: 1.9% University, City of Brimbank: 5.3% Other, City of Brimbank: 1.7% Pre-school, Albion: 1.1% Primary school, Albion: 5.6% Primary - Government, Albion: 3.0% Primary - Catholic, Albion: 2.6% Primary - Independent, Albion: 0.0% Secondary school, Albion: 3.5% Secondary - Government, Albion: 2.1% Secondary - Catholic, Albion: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Albion: 0.1% TAFE, Albion: 2.8% University, Albion: 6.1% Other, Albion: 2.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Albion: +14 Primary school, Albion: +45 Primary - Government, Albion: +8 Primary - Catholic, Albion: +49 Primary - Independent, Albion: -12 Secondary school, Albion: -21 Secondary - Government, Albion: -19 Secondary - Catholic, Albion: +1 Secondary - Independent, Albion: -3 TAFE, Albion: -13 University, Albion: +41 Other, Albion: -12
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 Albion in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 5.6% of the population were attending primary school, 3.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 6.4% and 7.2% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Albion and City of Brimbank were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (3.5% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.1% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (5.6% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (3.0% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Albion's population increased by 396 people (+9.1%). This represents an average annual change of 1.77% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Albion between 2011 and 2016.

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