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Taylors Ward

Education institution attending


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

The share of Taylors 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
Taylors Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE7851.61.91,0902.22.4-305
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2,6265.45.32,1784.44.1+448
map this data in atlas.idNot attending34,22270.168.533,58367.567.8+639
Not stated

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, Taylors Ward: 1.1% Primary school, Taylors Ward: 7.4% Primary - Government, Taylors Ward: 4.5% Primary - Catholic, Taylors Ward: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Taylors Ward: 1.0% Secondary school, Taylors Ward: 7.4% Secondary - Government, Taylors Ward: 4.3% Secondary - Catholic, Taylors Ward: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, Taylors Ward: 1.1% TAFE, Taylors Ward: 1.6% University, Taylors Ward: 5.4% Other, Taylors Ward: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Taylors Ward: -212 Primary school, Taylors Ward: -481 Primary - Government, Taylors Ward: -45 Primary - Catholic, Taylors Ward: -243 Primary - Independent, Taylors Ward: -193 Secondary school, Taylors Ward: -544 Secondary - Government, Taylors Ward: -176 Secondary - Catholic, Taylors Ward: -91 Secondary - Independent, Taylors Ward: -277 TAFE, Taylors Ward: -305 University, Taylors Ward: +448 Other, Taylors Ward: +68
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Taylors Ward in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.4% of the population were attending primary school, 7.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 6.4% and 7.2% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Taylors Ward and City of Brimbank was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.1% compared to 68.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Taylors Ward's population decreased by 913 people (+1.8%). This represents an average annual change of -0.37% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (-544 persons)
  • Primary school (-481 persons)
  • University (+448 persons)
  • TAFE (-305 persons)

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