City of BrimbankCommunity profile
Skip to content

Keilor District

Education institution attending

22% of people in Keilor District attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1581.61.41461.41.4+12
Primary school
7046.97.27867.58.1-82
Primary - Government
2842.84.33873.74.9-103
Primary - Catholic
2292.32.31931.82.5+36
Primary - Independent
1911.90.72062.00.8-15
Secondary school
7127.06.67917.57.2-79
Secondary - Government
2672.64.03002.94.3-33
Secondary - Catholic
1761.71.82082.01.9-32
Secondary - Independent
2692.70.92832.70.9-14
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1571.52.41721.62.1-15
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4074.04.14234.03.3-16
Other
600.61.4450.40.9+15
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,30672.167.87,45170.967.7-145
Not stated
6346.39.07026.79.2-68

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, Keilor District: 1.6% Primary school, Keilor District: 6.9% Primary - Government, Keilor District: 2.8% Primary - Catholic, Keilor District: 2.3% Primary - Independent, Keilor District: 1.9% Secondary school, Keilor District: 7.0% Secondary - Government, Keilor District: 2.6% Secondary - Catholic, Keilor District: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Keilor District: 2.7% TAFE, Keilor District: 1.5% University, Keilor District: 4.0% Other, Keilor District: 0.6%
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, Keilor District: +12 Primary school, Keilor District: -82 Primary - Government, Keilor District: -103 Primary - Catholic, Keilor District: +36 Primary - Independent, Keilor District: -15 Secondary school, Keilor District: -79 Secondary - Government, Keilor District: -33 Secondary - Catholic, Keilor District: -32 Secondary - Independent, Keilor District: -14 TAFE, Keilor District: -15 University, Keilor District: -16 Other, Keilor District: +15
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 Keilor District in 2011 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, 6.9% of the population were attending primary school, 7.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.6% 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 Keilor District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (72.1% compared to 67.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (2.7% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (2.8% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.6% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Keilor District's population decreased by 378 people (+3.6%). This represents an average annual change of -0.73% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary - Government (-103 persons)
  • Primary school (-82 persons)
  • Secondary school (-79 persons)

To continue building your demographic story go to...