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Education institution attending

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23% of people in Cranbourne attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
2851.41.73321.81.9-47
Primary school
1,8199.19.71,5338.29.5+286
Primary - Government
1,3786.96.81,1406.16.6+238
Primary - Catholic
2691.31.72371.31.7+32
Primary - Independent
1720.91.21560.81.2+16
Secondary school
1,2466.27.41,2316.67.9+15
Secondary - Government
8614.34.59275.04.9-66
Secondary - Catholic
2431.21.52111.11.6+32
Secondary - Independent
1420.71.4930.51.4+49
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4542.32.15162.82.6-62
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5012.53.83271.83.0+174
Other
2601.31.12081.11.0+52
map this data in atlas.idNot attending13,90969.468.113,07470.268.1+835
Not stated
1,5827.95.91,4037.56.1+179

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, Cranbourne: 1.4% Primary school, Cranbourne: 9.1% Primary - Government, Cranbourne: 6.9% Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne: 1.3% Primary - Independent, Cranbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Cranbourne: 6.2% Secondary - Government, Cranbourne: 4.3% Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne: 0.7% TAFE, Cranbourne: 2.3% University, Cranbourne: 2.5% Other, Cranbourne: 1.3%
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, Cranbourne: -47 Primary school, Cranbourne: +286 Primary - Government, Cranbourne: +238 Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne: +32 Primary - Independent, Cranbourne: +16 Secondary school, Cranbourne: +15 Secondary - Government, Cranbourne: -66 Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne: +32 Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne: +49 TAFE, Cranbourne: -62 University, Cranbourne: +174 Other, Cranbourne: +52
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 Cranbourne in 2016 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, 9.1% of the population were attending primary school, 6.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.8% 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 Cranbourne and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (69.4% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (2.5% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (6.2% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cranbourne's population increased by 1,432 people (+7.7%). This represents an average annual change of 1.49% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+286 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+238 persons)
  • University (+174 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (-66 persons)

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