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Harvester Ward

Education institution attending

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

24% of people in Harvester Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Harvester Ward'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
Harvester Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
8191.51.35761.21.4+243
Primary school
4,1007.37.43,3446.87.2+756
Primary - Government
2,3334.24.61,8753.84.3+458
Primary - Catholic
1,5882.82.21,3092.72.3+279
Primary - Independent
1790.30.61600.30.7+19
Secondary school
3,1475.66.42,8325.76.6+315
Secondary - Government
1,8423.34.01,5813.24.0+261
Secondary - Catholic
1,1542.11.81,0572.11.8+97
Secondary - Independent
1510.30.71940.40.9-43
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1,1522.11.91,3732.82.4-221
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3,0385.45.32,1424.34.1+896
Other
1,1672.11.78851.81.4+282
map this data in atlas.idNot attending38,28568.368.533,48867.967.8+4,797
Not stated
4,3587.87.54,7069.59.0-348

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, Harvester Ward: 1.5% Primary school, Harvester Ward: 7.3% Primary - Government, Harvester Ward: 4.2% Primary - Catholic, Harvester Ward: 2.8% Primary - Independent, Harvester Ward: 0.3% Secondary school, Harvester Ward: 5.6% Secondary - Government, Harvester Ward: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, Harvester Ward: 2.1% Secondary - Independent, Harvester Ward: 0.3% TAFE, Harvester Ward: 2.1% University, Harvester Ward: 5.4% Other, Harvester Ward: 2.1%
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, Harvester Ward: +243 Primary school, Harvester Ward: +756 Primary - Government, Harvester Ward: +458 Primary - Catholic, Harvester Ward: +279 Primary - Independent, Harvester Ward: +19 Secondary school, Harvester Ward: +315 Secondary - Government, Harvester Ward: +261 Secondary - Catholic, Harvester Ward: +97 Secondary - Independent, Harvester Ward: -43 TAFE, Harvester Ward: -221 University, Harvester Ward: +896 Other, Harvester Ward: +282
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 Harvester Ward in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.3% of the population were attending primary school, 5.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 6.4% and 7.2% respectively for City of Brimbank.

There were no major differences between Harvester Ward and City of Brimbank in 2016.

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Harvester Ward's population increased by 6,720 people (+13.6%). This represents an average annual change of 2.59% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+896 persons)
  • Primary school (+756 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+458 persons)
  • Secondary school (+315 persons)

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