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Horseshoe Bend Ward

Education institution attending

22% of people in Horseshoe Bend Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Horseshoe Bend 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
Horseshoe Bend Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
4491.41.43801.21.4+69
Primary school
2,0446.57.22,2777.48.1-234
Primary - Government
1,1743.74.31,3724.44.9-198
Primary - Catholic
6542.12.36952.22.5-41
Primary - Independent
2150.70.72110.70.8+5
Secondary school
1,8856.06.62,0156.57.2-130
Secondary - Government
1,1503.74.01,2984.24.3-148
Secondary - Catholic
5071.61.84751.51.9+32
Secondary - Independent
2280.70.92420.80.9-14
map this data in atlas.idTAFE7262.32.46532.12.1+73
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,2003.84.11,0043.23.3+197
Other
5011.61.42630.90.9+238
map this data in atlas.idNot attending21,51868.567.821,42569.367.7+93
Not stated
3,0789.89.02,9159.49.2+163

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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.4% Primary school, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 6.5% Primary - Government, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 3.7% Primary - Catholic, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 2.1% Primary - Independent, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.7% Secondary school, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 6.0% Secondary - Government, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.7% TAFE, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 2.3% University, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 3.8% Other, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.6%
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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +69 Primary school, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -234 Primary - Government, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -198 Primary - Catholic, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -41 Primary - Independent, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +5 Secondary school, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -130 Secondary - Government, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -148 Secondary - Catholic, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +32 Secondary - Independent, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -14 TAFE, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +73 University, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +197 Other, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +238
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 Horseshoe Bend Ward 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 6.1% 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 Horseshoe Bend Ward and City of Brimbank in 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Horseshoe Bend Ward's population increased by 467 people (+1.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.3% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-234 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-198 persons)
  • University (+197 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (-148 persons)

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