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Education institution attending

22% of people in Cranbourne attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Cranbourne'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
Cranbourne - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
3321.81.92401.61.8+92
Primary school
1,5338.29.51,3479.110.4+186
Primary - Government
1,1406.16.61,1197.67.5+21
Primary - Catholic
2371.31.71461.01.9+91
Primary - Independent
1560.81.2820.61.1+74
Secondary school
1,2316.67.91,0036.87.8+228
Secondary - Government
9275.04.97355.04.9+192
Secondary - Catholic
2111.11.62211.51.6-10
Secondary - Independent
930.51.4470.31.2+46
map this data in atlas.idTAFE5162.82.63382.32.3+178
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3271.83.01861.32.3+141
Other
2081.11.01050.70.7+103
map this data in atlas.idNot attending13,07470.268.110,36470.367.3+2,710
Not stated
1,4037.56.11,1707.97.5+233

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, Cranbourne: 1.8% Primary school, Cranbourne: 8.2% Primary - Government, Cranbourne: 6.1% Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne: 1.3% Primary - Independent, Cranbourne: 0.8% Secondary school, Cranbourne: 6.6% Secondary - Government, Cranbourne: 5.0% Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne: 0.5% TAFE, Cranbourne: 2.8% University, Cranbourne: 1.8% Other, Cranbourne: 1.1%
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, Cranbourne: +92 Primary school, Cranbourne: +186 Primary - Government, Cranbourne: +21 Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne: +91 Primary - Independent, Cranbourne: +74 Secondary school, Cranbourne: +228 Secondary - Government, Cranbourne: +192 Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne: -10 Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne: +46 TAFE, Cranbourne: +178 University, Cranbourne: +141 Other, Cranbourne: +103
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 Cranbourne in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.2% of the population were attending primary school, 6.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.5% 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 Cranbourne and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.2% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (6.6% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (8.2% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (1.8% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Cranbourne's population increased by 3,871 people (+26.2%). This represents an average annual change of 4.77% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (+228 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+192 persons)
  • Primary school (+186 persons)
  • TAFE (+178 persons)

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