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Casey Foothills

Education institution attending

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26% of people in Casey Foothills attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Casey Foothills'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
Casey Foothills - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1501.51.71321.41.9+19
Primary school
8588.39.78939.59.5-35
Primary - Government
4504.36.84825.16.6-32
Primary - Catholic
2021.91.71681.81.7+34
Primary - Independent
2062.01.22422.61.2-36
Secondary school
9879.57.41,00810.77.9-21
Secondary - Government
3103.04.53343.54.9-23
Secondary - Catholic
2552.51.52492.71.6+6
Secondary - Independent
4204.01.44244.51.4-3
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1391.32.12092.22.6-69
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5495.33.84034.33.0+146
Other
420.41.1590.61.0-17
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,08568.168.16,29866.868.1+787
Not stated
5905.75.94194.56.1+171

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, Casey Foothills: 1.5% Primary school, Casey Foothills: 8.3% Primary - Government, Casey Foothills: 4.3% Primary - Catholic, Casey Foothills: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Casey Foothills: 2.0% Secondary school, Casey Foothills: 9.5% Secondary - Government, Casey Foothills: 3.0% Secondary - Catholic, Casey Foothills: 2.5% Secondary - Independent, Casey Foothills: 4.0% TAFE, Casey Foothills: 1.3% University, Casey Foothills: 5.3% Other, Casey Foothills: 0.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Casey Foothills: +19 Primary school, Casey Foothills: -35 Primary - Government, Casey Foothills: -32 Primary - Catholic, Casey Foothills: +34 Primary - Independent, Casey Foothills: -36 Secondary school, Casey Foothills: -21 Secondary - Government, Casey Foothills: -23 Secondary - Catholic, Casey Foothills: +6 Secondary - Independent, Casey Foothills: -3 TAFE, Casey Foothills: -69 University, Casey Foothills: +146 Other, Casey Foothills: -17
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 Casey Foothills in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.3% of the population were attending primary school, 9.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.6% 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 Casey Foothills and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (4.0% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (9.5% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (4.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (3.0% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Casey Foothills's population increased by 979 people (+10.4%). This represents an average annual change of 2.0% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+146 persons)
  • TAFE (-69 persons)

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