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Berwick (South)

Education institution attending

29% of people in Berwick (South) attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
6152.71.93782.41.8+237
Primary school
2,70812.19.51,86012.010.4+848
Primary - Government
1,7367.76.61,2928.47.5+444
Primary - Catholic
5152.31.73372.21.9+178
Primary - Independent
4572.01.22311.51.1+226
Secondary school
1,8758.37.91,1117.27.8+764
Secondary - Government
1,0474.74.97534.94.9+294
Secondary - Catholic
3731.71.61981.31.6+175
Secondary - Independent
4542.01.41601.01.2+294
map this data in atlas.idTAFE5632.52.63011.92.3+262
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6713.03.04022.62.3+269
Other
1700.81.0900.60.7+80
map this data in atlas.idNot attending14,84866.168.110,37267.267.3+4,476
Not stated
1,0194.56.19286.07.5+91

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 Casey: 1.9% Primary school, City of Casey: 9.5% Primary - Government, City of Casey: 6.6% Primary - Catholic, City of Casey: 1.7% Primary - Independent, City of Casey: 1.2% Secondary school, City of Casey: 7.9% Secondary - Government, City of Casey: 4.9% Secondary - Catholic, City of Casey: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, City of Casey: 1.4% TAFE, City of Casey: 2.6% University, City of Casey: 3.0% Other, City of Casey: 1.0% Pre-school, Berwick (South): 2.7% Primary school, Berwick (South): 12.1% Primary - Government, Berwick (South): 7.7% Primary - Catholic, Berwick (South): 2.3% Primary - Independent, Berwick (South): 2.0% Secondary school, Berwick (South): 8.3% Secondary - Government, Berwick (South): 4.7% Secondary - Catholic, Berwick (South): 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Berwick (South): 2.0% TAFE, Berwick (South): 2.5% University, Berwick (South): 3.0% Other, Berwick (South): 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Berwick (South): +237 Primary school, Berwick (South): +848 Primary - Government, Berwick (South): +444 Primary - Catholic, Berwick (South): +178 Primary - Independent, Berwick (South): +226 Secondary school, Berwick (South): +764 Secondary - Government, Berwick (South): +294 Secondary - Catholic, Berwick (South): +175 Secondary - Independent, Berwick (South): +294 TAFE, Berwick (South): +262 University, Berwick (South): +269 Other, Berwick (South): +80
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 Berwick (South) in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 12.1% of the population were attending primary school, 8.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.5%, 7.9% and 5.6% 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 (12.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (7.7% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.1% compared to 68.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Berwick (South)'s population increased by 7,026 people (+45.5%). This represents an average annual change of 7.79% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Berwick (South), between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+848 persons)
  • Secondary school (+764 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+444 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+294 persons)

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