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Cairnlea

Education institution attending

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

30% of people in Cairnlea attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Cairnlea'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
Cairnlea - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1381.41.31782.01.4-40
Primary school
9319.77.48369.57.2+95
Primary - Government
5986.24.65165.84.3+82
Primary - Catholic
2652.82.22352.72.3+30
Primary - Independent
680.70.6851.00.7-17
Secondary school
8719.16.46847.76.6+187
Secondary - Government
5125.34.03954.54.0+117
Secondary - Catholic
2612.71.82122.41.8+49
Secondary - Independent
981.00.7770.90.9+21
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1611.71.91942.22.4-33
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6006.25.34044.64.1+196
Other
1431.51.7991.11.4+44
map this data in atlas.idNot attending6,24565.068.55,76565.367.8+480
Not stated
5265.57.56727.69.0-146

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, Cairnlea: 1.4% Primary school, Cairnlea: 9.7% Primary - Government, Cairnlea: 6.2% Primary - Catholic, Cairnlea: 2.8% Primary - Independent, Cairnlea: 0.7% Secondary school, Cairnlea: 9.1% Secondary - Government, Cairnlea: 5.3% Secondary - Catholic, Cairnlea: 2.7% Secondary - Independent, Cairnlea: 1.0% TAFE, Cairnlea: 1.7% University, Cairnlea: 6.2% Other, Cairnlea: 1.5%
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, Cairnlea: -40 Primary school, Cairnlea: +95 Primary - Government, Cairnlea: +82 Primary - Catholic, Cairnlea: +30 Primary - Independent, Cairnlea: -17 Secondary school, Cairnlea: +187 Secondary - Government, Cairnlea: +117 Secondary - Catholic, Cairnlea: +49 Secondary - Independent, Cairnlea: +21 TAFE, Cairnlea: -33 University, Cairnlea: +196 Other, Cairnlea: +44
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 Cairnlea in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.7% of the population were attending primary school, 9.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.9% 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 Cairnlea and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (9.1% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (9.7% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (6.2% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (65.0% compared to 68.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cairnlea's population increased by 783 people (+8.9%). This represents an average annual change of 1.71% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+196 persons)
  • Secondary school (+187 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+117 persons)
  • Primary school (+95 persons)

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