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Deer Park

Education institution attending

20% of people in Deer Park attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Deer Park'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
Deer Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2191.31.41481.21.4+71
Primary school
1,0846.67.29357.78.1+149
Primary - Government
7254.44.36325.24.9+93
Primary - Catholic
3021.82.32722.22.5+30
Primary - Independent
570.30.7310.30.8+26
Secondary school
9095.66.68126.77.2+97
Secondary - Government
6373.94.05214.34.3+117
Secondary - Catholic
2191.31.82382.01.9-19
Secondary - Independent
530.30.9530.40.9-1
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3472.12.42422.02.1+105
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5333.34.12902.43.3+243
Other
2141.31.41271.00.9+87
map this data in atlas.idNot attending11,34469.367.88,46169.567.7+2,883
Not stated
1,71810.59.01,1539.59.2+566

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, Deer Park: 1.3% Primary school, Deer Park: 6.6% Primary - Government, Deer Park: 4.4% Primary - Catholic, Deer Park: 1.8% Primary - Independent, Deer Park: 0.3% Secondary school, Deer Park: 5.6% Secondary - Government, Deer Park: 3.9% Secondary - Catholic, Deer Park: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Deer Park: 0.3% TAFE, Deer Park: 2.1% University, Deer Park: 3.3% Other, Deer Park: 1.3%
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, Deer Park: +71 Primary school, Deer Park: +149 Primary - Government, Deer Park: +93 Primary - Catholic, Deer Park: +30 Primary - Independent, Deer Park: +26 Secondary school, Deer Park: +97 Secondary - Government, Deer Park: +117 Secondary - Catholic, Deer Park: -19 Secondary - Independent, Deer Park: -1 TAFE, Deer Park: +105 University, Deer Park: +243 Other, Deer Park: +87
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 Deer Park in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 6.6% of the population were attending primary school, 5.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.4% 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 Deer Park 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 (5.6% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Deer Park's population increased by 4,200 people (+34.5%). This represents an average annual change of 6.11% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Deer Park, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+243 persons)
  • Primary school (+149 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+117 persons)
  • TAFE (+105 persons)

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