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Education institution attending

19% of people in Ardeer attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Ardeer'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
Ardeer - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
240.81.4291.11.4-5
Primary school
1946.97.21425.58.1+52
Primary - Government
1194.24.3983.84.9+21
Primary - Catholic
722.52.3441.72.5+28
Primary - Independent
30.10.700.00.8+3
Secondary school
1334.76.61365.37.2-3
Secondary - Government
802.84.0903.54.3-10
Secondary - Catholic
391.41.8431.71.9-4
Secondary - Independent
140.50.930.10.9+11
map this data in atlas.idTAFE602.12.4602.32.10
map this data in atlas.idUniversity712.54.1712.83.30
Other
451.61.4200.80.9+25
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,95669.367.81,82771.067.7+129
Not stated
34112.19.029011.39.2+51

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 Brimbank: 1.4% Primary school, City of Brimbank: 7.2% Primary - Government, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Primary - Catholic, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Primary - Independent, City of Brimbank: 0.7% Secondary school, City of Brimbank: 6.6% Secondary - Government, City of Brimbank: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, City of Brimbank: 0.9% TAFE, City of Brimbank: 2.4% University, City of Brimbank: 4.1% Other, City of Brimbank: 1.4% Pre-school, Ardeer: 0.8% Primary school, Ardeer: 6.9% Primary - Government, Ardeer: 4.2% Primary - Catholic, Ardeer: 2.5% Primary - Independent, Ardeer: 0.1% Secondary school, Ardeer: 4.7% Secondary - Government, Ardeer: 2.8% Secondary - Catholic, Ardeer: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Ardeer: 0.5% TAFE, Ardeer: 2.1% University, Ardeer: 2.5% Other, Ardeer: 1.6%
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, Ardeer: -5 Primary school, Ardeer: +52 Primary - Government, Ardeer: +21 Primary - Catholic, Ardeer: +28 Primary - Independent, Ardeer: +3 Secondary school, Ardeer: -3 Secondary - Government, Ardeer: -10 Secondary - Catholic, Ardeer: -4 Secondary - Independent, Ardeer: +11 TAFE, Ardeer: 0 University, Ardeer: 0 Other, Ardeer: +25
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 Ardeer in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.9% of the population were attending primary school, 4.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.6% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.2%, 6.6% and 6.5% respectively for City of Brimbank.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (69.3% compared to 67.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.7% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (2.5% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.8% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Ardeer's population increased by 249 people (+9.7%). This represents an average annual change of 1.86% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Ardeer, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+52 persons)

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