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Berwick (South)

Education institution attending

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31% of people in Berwick (South) attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Berwick (South)'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
Berwick (South) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
5732.31.76152.71.9-42
Primary school
3,06312.39.72,70812.19.5+355
Primary - Government
1,9467.86.81,7367.76.6+210
Primary - Catholic
5882.41.75152.31.7+74
Primary - Independent
5272.11.24572.01.2+71
Secondary school
2,2649.17.41,8748.37.9+390
Secondary - Government
1,1004.44.51,0474.74.9+53
Secondary - Catholic
5712.31.53731.71.6+199
Secondary - Independent
5912.41.44542.01.4+138
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4962.02.15632.52.6-67
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,0264.13.86713.03.0+355
Other
2020.81.11690.81.0+33
map this data in atlas.idNot attending16,18065.168.114,84766.168.1+1,333
Not stated
1,0314.25.91,0194.56.1+12

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 Casey: 1.7% Primary school, City of Casey: 9.7% Primary - Government, City of Casey: 6.8% Primary - Catholic, City of Casey: 1.7% Primary - Independent, City of Casey: 1.2% Secondary school, City of Casey: 7.4% Secondary - Government, City of Casey: 4.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Casey: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, City of Casey: 1.4% TAFE, City of Casey: 2.1% University, City of Casey: 3.8% Other, City of Casey: 1.1% Pre-school, Berwick (South): 2.3% Primary school, Berwick (South): 12.3% Primary - Government, Berwick (South): 7.8% Primary - Catholic, Berwick (South): 2.4% Primary - Independent, Berwick (South): 2.1% Secondary school, Berwick (South): 9.1% Secondary - Government, Berwick (South): 4.4% Secondary - Catholic, Berwick (South): 2.3% Secondary - Independent, Berwick (South): 2.4% TAFE, Berwick (South): 2.0% University, Berwick (South): 4.1% Other, Berwick (South): 0.8%
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, Berwick (South): -42 Primary school, Berwick (South): +355 Primary - Government, Berwick (South): +210 Primary - Catholic, Berwick (South): +74 Primary - Independent, Berwick (South): +71 Secondary school, Berwick (South): +390 Secondary - Government, Berwick (South): +53 Secondary - Catholic, Berwick (South): +199 Secondary - Independent, Berwick (South): +138 TAFE, Berwick (South): -67 University, Berwick (South): +355 Other, Berwick (South): +33
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 Berwick (South) in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 12.3% of the population were attending primary school, 9.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.7%, 7.4% and 6.0% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Berwick (South) and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (12.3% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (9.1% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (7.8% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (65.1% compared to 68.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Berwick (South)'s population increased by 2,365 people (+10.5%). This represents an average annual change of 2.02% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Berwick (South), between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary school (+390 persons)
  • University (+355 persons)
  • Primary school (+355 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+210 persons)

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