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St Albans District

Education institution attending

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

The share of St Albans 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
St Albans District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
5721.21.44961.11.4+76
Primary school
3,0056.57.23,3907.58.1-385
Primary - Government
1,9964.34.32,2815.04.9-285
Primary - Catholic
8351.82.39172.02.5-82
Primary - Independent
1740.40.71920.40.8-18
Secondary school
2,7846.06.62,9606.57.2-176
Secondary - Government
1,9794.24.02,1224.74.3-143
Secondary - Catholic
6141.31.86081.31.9+6
Secondary - Independent
1910.40.92300.50.9-39
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1,1382.42.41,0192.32.1+119
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,7833.84.11,3833.13.3+400
Other
8211.81.44551.00.9+366
map this data in atlas.idNot attending31,38967.467.830,58667.667.7+803
Not stated
5,07610.99.04,96811.09.2+108

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, St Albans District: 1.2% Primary school, St Albans District: 6.5% Primary - Government, St Albans District: 4.3% Primary - Catholic, St Albans District: 1.8% Primary - Independent, St Albans District: 0.4% Secondary school, St Albans District: 6.0% Secondary - Government, St Albans District: 4.2% Secondary - Catholic, St Albans District: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, St Albans District: 0.4% TAFE, St Albans District: 2.4% University, St Albans District: 3.8% Other, St Albans District: 1.8%
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, St Albans District: +76 Primary school, St Albans District: -385 Primary - Government, St Albans District: -285 Primary - Catholic, St Albans District: -82 Primary - Independent, St Albans District: -18 Secondary school, St Albans District: -176 Secondary - Government, St Albans District: -143 Secondary - Catholic, St Albans District: +6 Secondary - Independent, St Albans District: -39 TAFE, St Albans District: +119 University, St Albans District: +400 Other, St Albans District: +366
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 St Albans District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.5% of the population were attending primary school, 6.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.2%, 6.6% and 6.5% respectively for City of Brimbank.

There were no major differences between St Albans District and City of Brimbank in 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, St Albans District's population increased by 1,311 people (+2.9%). This represents an average annual change of 0.57% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+400 persons)
  • Primary school (-385 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-285 persons)
  • Secondary school (-176 persons)

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