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Keilor District

Education institution attending

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22% of people in Keilor District attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Keilor District'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
Keilor District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1481.41.31581.61.4-10
Primary school
7527.37.47046.97.2+48
Primary - Government
3253.24.62842.84.3+41
Primary - Catholic
2752.72.22292.32.3+46
Primary - Independent
1521.50.61911.90.7-39
Secondary school
7136.96.47127.06.6+1
Secondary - Government
2712.64.02672.64.0+4
Secondary - Catholic
1871.81.81761.71.8+11
Secondary - Independent
2552.50.72692.70.9-14
map this data in atlas.idTAFE910.91.91571.52.4-66
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4734.65.34074.04.1+66
Other
620.61.7600.61.4+2
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,49572.968.57,30672.167.8+189
Not stated
5545.47.56346.39.0-80

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, Keilor District: 1.4% Primary school, Keilor District: 7.3% Primary - Government, Keilor District: 3.2% Primary - Catholic, Keilor District: 2.7% Primary - Independent, Keilor District: 1.5% Secondary school, Keilor District: 6.9% Secondary - Government, Keilor District: 2.6% Secondary - Catholic, Keilor District: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Keilor District: 2.5% TAFE, Keilor District: 0.9% University, Keilor District: 4.6% Other, Keilor District: 0.6%
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, Keilor District: -10 Primary school, Keilor District: +48 Primary - Government, Keilor District: +41 Primary - Catholic, Keilor District: +46 Primary - Independent, Keilor District: -39 Secondary school, Keilor District: +1 Secondary - Government, Keilor District: +4 Secondary - Catholic, Keilor District: +11 Secondary - Independent, Keilor District: -14 TAFE, Keilor District: -66 University, Keilor District: +66 Other, Keilor District: +2
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 Keilor District 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, 7.3% of the population were attending primary school, 6.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.5% 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 Keilor District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (72.9% compared to 68.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (2.5% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (3.2% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.6% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Keilor District's population increased by 150 people (+1.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.29% per year over the period.

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

  • TAFE (-66 persons)
  • University (+66 persons)

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