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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Education institution attending

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

25% of people in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1450.91.32661.71.4-121
Primary school
1,1487.57.41,3698.57.2-220
Primary - Government
5313.54.65833.64.3-52
Primary - Catholic
3582.32.24522.82.3-94
Primary - Independent
2581.70.63332.10.7-75
Secondary school
1,2498.16.41,5049.46.6-255
Secondary - Government
5533.64.06674.24.0-114
Secondary - Catholic
4152.71.84492.81.8-34
Secondary - Independent
2801.80.73862.40.9-107
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2271.51.93412.12.4-114
map this data in atlas.idUniversity9576.25.38335.24.1+124
Other
1450.91.71140.71.4+31
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,79070.068.510,70866.767.8+82
Not stated
7434.87.59125.79.0-170

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, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.9% Primary school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 7.5% Primary - Government, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.5% Primary - Catholic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.3% Primary - Independent, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 1.7% Secondary school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 8.1% Secondary - Government, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.7% Secondary - Independent, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 1.8% TAFE, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 1.5% University, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 6.2% Other, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 0.9%
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, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -121 Primary school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -220 Primary - Government, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -52 Primary - Catholic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -94 Primary - Independent, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -75 Secondary school, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -255 Secondary - Government, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -114 Secondary - Catholic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -34 Secondary - Independent, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -107 TAFE, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -114 University, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +124 Other, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +31
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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.5% of the population were attending primary school, 8.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.7% 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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.1% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.0% compared to 68.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (1.8% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (3.5% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park's population decreased by 642 people (+4.0%). This represents an average annual change of -0.81% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary school (-255 persons)
  • Primary school (-220 persons)
  • University (+124 persons)
  • Pre-school (-121 persons)

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