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Cranbourne East

Education institution attending


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23% of people in Cranbourne East attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Cranbourne East'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 East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1922.42.6761.92.3+115
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1662.13.0531.32.3+113
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,62670.868.12,90771.767.3+2,719
Not stated

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 East: 2.6% Primary school, Cranbourne East: 9.5% Primary - Government, Cranbourne East: 7.2% Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne East: 1.0% Primary - Independent, Cranbourne East: 1.2% Secondary school, Cranbourne East: 5.5% Secondary - Government, Cranbourne East: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne East: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne East: 1.0% TAFE, Cranbourne East: 2.4% University, Cranbourne East: 2.1% Other, Cranbourne East: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Cranbourne East: +100 Primary school, Cranbourne East: +403 Primary - Government, Cranbourne East: +295 Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne East: +38 Primary - Independent, Cranbourne East: +70 Secondary school, Cranbourne East: +214 Secondary - Government, Cranbourne East: +133 Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne East: +28 Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne East: +53 TAFE, Cranbourne East: +115 University, Cranbourne East: +113 Other, Cranbourne East: +46
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Cranbourne East in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.5% of the population were attending primary school, 5.5% 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 East and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.8% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.5% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (3.8% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Cranbourne East's population increased by 3,893 people (+96.1%). This represents an average annual change of 14.42% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+403 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+295 persons)
  • Secondary school (+214 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+133 persons)

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