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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Education institution attending

28% of people in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Taylors Lakes - Calder 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
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2661.71.43031.91.4-36
Primary school
1,3698.57.21,64810.18.1-279
Primary - Government
5833.64.37324.54.9-148
Primary - Catholic
4522.82.35533.42.5-101
Primary - Independent
3342.10.73632.20.8-29
Secondary school
1,5049.46.61,63110.07.2-127
Secondary - Government
6684.24.07054.34.3-38
Secondary - Catholic
4502.81.84873.01.9-38
Secondary - Independent
3872.40.94382.70.9-51
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3412.12.42861.82.1+55
map this data in atlas.idUniversity8335.24.16984.33.3+135
Other
1140.71.4930.60.9+21
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,70866.767.810,72165.867.7-13
Not stated
9135.79.09235.79.2-10

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, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 1.7% Primary school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 8.5% Primary - Government, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.6% Primary - Catholic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.8% Primary - Independent, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.1% Secondary school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 9.4% Secondary - Government, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 4.2% Secondary - Catholic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.8% Secondary - Independent, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.4% TAFE, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.1% University, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 5.2% Other, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -36 Primary school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -279 Primary - Government, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -148 Primary - Catholic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -101 Primary - Independent, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -29 Secondary school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -127 Secondary - Government, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -38 Secondary - Catholic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -38 Secondary - Independent, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -51 TAFE, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +55 University, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +135 Other, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +21
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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2011 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, 8.5% of the population were attending primary school, 9.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.3% 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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (9.4% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (2.4% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (2.1% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (8.5% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park's population decreased by 253 people (+1.6%). This represents an average annual change of -0.31% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-279 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-148 persons)
  • University (+135 persons)
  • Secondary school (-127 persons)

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