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Kings Park

Education institution attending

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

22% of people in Kings Park attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Kings 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
Kings Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
750.91.3961.21.4-21
Primary school
5997.47.46437.77.2-44
Primary - Government
4585.64.64835.84.3-25
Primary - Catholic
1241.52.21211.52.3+3
Primary - Independent
170.20.6390.50.7-22
Secondary school
5166.36.45867.16.6-70
Secondary - Government
4185.14.04575.54.0-39
Secondary - Catholic
590.71.8851.01.8-26
Secondary - Independent
390.50.7440.50.9-5
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1561.91.91722.12.4-16
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3254.05.32763.34.1+49
Other
1541.91.71061.31.4+48
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,63669.268.55,55466.867.8+82
Not stated
6868.47.587910.69.0-193

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, Kings Park: 0.9% Primary school, Kings Park: 7.4% Primary - Government, Kings Park: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, Kings Park: 1.5% Primary - Independent, Kings Park: 0.2% Secondary school, Kings Park: 6.3% Secondary - Government, Kings Park: 5.1% Secondary - Catholic, Kings Park: 0.7% Secondary - Independent, Kings Park: 0.5% TAFE, Kings Park: 1.9% University, Kings Park: 4.0% Other, Kings Park: 1.9%
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, Kings Park: -21 Primary school, Kings Park: -44 Primary - Government, Kings Park: -25 Primary - Catholic, Kings Park: +3 Primary - Independent, Kings Park: -22 Secondary school, Kings Park: -70 Secondary - Government, Kings Park: -39 Secondary - Catholic, Kings Park: -26 Secondary - Independent, Kings Park: -5 TAFE, Kings Park: -16 University, Kings Park: +49 Other, Kings Park: +48
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 Kings Park in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.4% of the population were attending primary school, 6.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.9% 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 Kings Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (5.1% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (5.6% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (4.0% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending and independent secondary school (0.7% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Kings Park's population decreased by 165 people (+2.0%). This represents an average annual change of -0.4% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Kings Park, between 2011 and 2016 was in those who nominated:

  • Secondary school (-70 persons)

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