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Cranbourne South

Education institution attending

24% of people in Cranbourne South attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Cranbourne South'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 South - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
211.21.9291.71.8-8
Primary school
1468.69.51629.710.4-16
Primary - Government
1136.76.61126.77.5+1
Primary - Catholic
150.91.7201.21.9-5
Primary - Independent
181.11.2301.81.1-12
Secondary school
1579.37.91579.37.80
Secondary - Government
804.74.9593.54.9+21
Secondary - Catholic
432.51.6553.31.6-12
Secondary - Independent
342.01.4432.51.2-9
map this data in atlas.idTAFE432.52.6332.02.3+10
map this data in atlas.idUniversity342.03.0352.12.3-1
Other
90.51.0100.60.7-1
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,21872.168.11,17269.867.3+46
Not stated
623.76.1814.87.5-19

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 South: 1.2% Primary school, Cranbourne South: 8.6% Primary - Government, Cranbourne South: 6.7% Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne South: 0.9% Primary - Independent, Cranbourne South: 1.1% Secondary school, Cranbourne South: 9.3% Secondary - Government, Cranbourne South: 4.7% Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne South: 2.5% Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne South: 2.0% TAFE, Cranbourne South: 2.5% University, Cranbourne South: 2.0% Other, Cranbourne South: 0.5%
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 South: -8 Primary school, Cranbourne South: -16 Primary - Government, Cranbourne South: +1 Primary - Catholic, Cranbourne South: -5 Primary - Independent, Cranbourne South: -12 Secondary school, Cranbourne South: 0 Secondary - Government, Cranbourne South: +21 Secondary - Catholic, Cranbourne South: -12 Secondary - Independent, Cranbourne South: -9 TAFE, Cranbourne South: +10 University, Cranbourne South: -1 Other, Cranbourne South: -1
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 South in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.6% of the population were attending primary school, 9.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.6% 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 South and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (72.1% compared to 68.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (9.3% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Cranbourne South's population increased by 11 people (+0.7%). This represents an average annual change of 0.13% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Cranbourne South between 2006 and 2011.

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