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Devon Meadows

Education institution attending

22% of people in Devon Meadows attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Devon Meadows'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
Devon Meadows - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
221.51.9181.11.8+4
Primary school
1197.89.51418.910.4-22
Primary - Government
885.86.61207.67.5-32
Primary - Catholic
181.21.7140.91.9+4
Primary - Independent
130.91.270.41.1+6
Secondary school
1218.07.91298.27.8-8
Secondary - Government
825.34.91026.54.9-21
Secondary - Catholic
231.51.6140.91.6+9
Secondary - Independent
171.11.4130.81.2+4
map this data in atlas.idTAFE301.92.6281.82.3+2
map this data in atlas.idUniversity322.13.0281.82.3+5
Other
90.61.060.40.7+3
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,10372.368.11,09969.367.3+4
Not stated
895.86.11368.67.5-47

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, Devon Meadows: 1.5% Primary school, Devon Meadows: 7.8% Primary - Government, Devon Meadows: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, Devon Meadows: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Devon Meadows: 0.9% Secondary school, Devon Meadows: 8.0% Secondary - Government, Devon Meadows: 5.3% Secondary - Catholic, Devon Meadows: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Devon Meadows: 1.1% TAFE, Devon Meadows: 1.9% University, Devon Meadows: 2.1% Other, Devon Meadows: 0.6%
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, Devon Meadows: +4 Primary school, Devon Meadows: -22 Primary - Government, Devon Meadows: -32 Primary - Catholic, Devon Meadows: +4 Primary - Independent, Devon Meadows: +6 Secondary school, Devon Meadows: -8 Secondary - Government, Devon Meadows: -21 Secondary - Catholic, Devon Meadows: +9 Secondary - Independent, Devon Meadows: +4 TAFE, Devon Meadows: +2 University, Devon Meadows: +5 Other, Devon Meadows: +3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

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

Overall, 7.8% of the population were attending primary school, 8.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.1% 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 Devon Meadows and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (72.3% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (7.8% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Devon Meadows's population decreased by 59 people (+3.7%). This represents an average annual change of -0.76% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Devon Meadows between 2006 and 2011.

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