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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Education institution attending

25% of people in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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 Township - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
3711.81.93551.81.8+16
Primary school
1,7688.49.52,06410.310.4-296
Primary - Government
1,0334.96.61,3046.57.5-270
Primary - Catholic
3431.61.73942.01.9-50
Primary - Independent
3911.91.23671.81.1+25
Secondary school
1,7008.17.91,5667.87.8+133
Secondary - Government
8003.84.97043.54.9+96
Secondary - Catholic
3091.51.63401.71.6-31
Secondary - Independent
5912.81.45222.61.2+69
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4722.22.63791.92.3+92
map this data in atlas.idUniversity8223.93.06523.22.3+170
Other
1610.81.01300.60.7+31
map this data in atlas.idNot attending14,58869.268.113,78068.467.3+808
Not stated
1,2075.76.11,2096.07.5-1

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 Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.8% Primary school, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 8.4% Primary - Government, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.6% Primary - Independent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.9% Secondary school, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 8.1% Secondary - Government, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 2.8% TAFE, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 2.2% University, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 3.9% Other, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 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 Township  - Beaconsfield: +16 Primary school, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -296 Primary - Government, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -270 Primary - Catholic, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -50 Primary - Independent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +25 Secondary school, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +133 Secondary - Government, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +96 Secondary - Catholic, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -31 Secondary - Independent, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +69 TAFE, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +92 University, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +170 Other, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +31
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 Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.4% of the population were attending primary school, 8.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.1% 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 Township - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (2.8% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (4.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (3.8% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (8.4% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Berwick Township - Beaconsfield's population increased by 952 people (+4.7%). This represents an average annual change of 0.93% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (-296 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-270 persons)
  • University (+170 persons)
  • Secondary school (+133 persons)

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