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Cranbourne North

Education institution attending


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27% of people in Cranbourne North attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Cranbourne North'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 North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4662.32.14112.82.6+55
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6863.43.83382.33.0+348
map this data in atlas.idNot attending13,46666.968.19,95168.368.1+3,515
Not stated

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 North: 2.1% Primary school, Cranbourne North: 10.5% Primary - Government, Cranbourne North: 7.6% Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne North: 1.6% Primary - Independent, Cranbourne North: 1.2% Secondary school, Cranbourne North: 7.1% Secondary - Government, Cranbourne North: 5.0% Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne North: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne North: 0.8% TAFE, Cranbourne North: 2.3% University, Cranbourne North: 3.4% Other, Cranbourne North: 1.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Cranbourne North: +142 Primary school, Cranbourne North: +731 Primary - Government, Cranbourne North: +513 Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne North: +115 Primary - Independent, Cranbourne North: +103 Secondary school, Cranbourne North: +340 Secondary - Government, Cranbourne North: +230 Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne North: +54 Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne North: +56 TAFE, Cranbourne North: +55 University, Cranbourne North: +348 Other, Cranbourne North: +95
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 North in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.5% of the population were attending primary school, 7.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.7%, 7.4% and 6.0% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Cranbourne North and the City of Casey was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.9% compared to 68.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cranbourne North's population increased by 5,546 people (+38.1%). This represents an average annual change of 6.66% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+731 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+513 persons)
  • University (+348 persons)
  • Secondary school (+340 persons)

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