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Horseshoe Bend Ward

Education institution attending

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

23% of people in Horseshoe Bend Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
4491.41.34481.41.4+1
Primary school
2,1936.77.42,0436.57.2+149
Primary - Government
1,3574.14.61,1743.74.3+183
Primary - Catholic
6752.12.26542.12.3+22
Primary - Independent
1590.50.62150.70.7-56
Secondary school
2,0266.26.41,8846.06.6+141
Secondary - Government
1,3054.04.01,1493.74.0+156
Secondary - Catholic
4911.51.85061.61.8-16
Secondary - Independent
2290.70.72280.70.9+1
map this data in atlas.idTAFE6211.91.97252.32.4-105
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,7775.45.31,2003.84.1+577
Other
6131.91.75011.61.4+112
map this data in atlas.idNot attending22,41568.568.521,51768.567.8+898
Not stated
2,6258.07.53,0779.89.0-452

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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.4% Primary school, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 6.7% Primary - Government, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.1% Primary - Catholic, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 2.1% Primary - Independent, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.5% Secondary school, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 6.2% Secondary - Government, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.7% TAFE, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.9% University, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 5.4% Other, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.9%
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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +1 Primary school, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +149 Primary - Government, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +183 Primary - Catholic, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +22 Primary - Independent, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -56 Secondary school, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +141 Secondary - Government, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +156 Secondary - Catholic, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -16 Secondary - Independent, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +1 TAFE, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -105 University, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +577 Other, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +112
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 Horseshoe Bend Ward in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.7% of the population were attending primary school, 6.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.3% 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 Horseshoe Bend Ward and City of Brimbank in 2016.

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Horseshoe Bend Ward's population increased by 1,322 people (+4.2%). This represents an average annual change of 0.83% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+577 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+183 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+156 persons)
  • Primary school (+149 persons)

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