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Education institution attending

23% of people in Hallam attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Hallam'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
Hallam - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1341.31.91401.51.8-6
Primary school
7347.19.58278.610.4-93
Primary - Government
5054.96.65906.17.5-85
Primary - Catholic
1421.41.71661.71.9-24
Primary - Independent
870.81.2710.71.1+16
Secondary school
7647.47.96506.77.8+114
Secondary - Government
4924.84.94394.54.9+53
Secondary - Catholic
1711.71.61411.51.6+30
Secondary - Independent
1011.01.4700.71.2+31
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3002.92.62772.92.3+23
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3413.33.02722.82.3+69
Other
1111.11.0660.70.7+45
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,26970.768.16,56868.067.3+701
Not stated
6246.16.18548.87.5-230

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, Hallam: 1.3% Primary school, Hallam: 7.1% Primary - Government, Hallam: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, Hallam: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Hallam: 0.8% Secondary school, Hallam: 7.4% Secondary - Government, Hallam: 4.8% Secondary - Catholic, Hallam: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Hallam: 1.0% TAFE, Hallam: 2.9% University, Hallam: 3.3% Other, Hallam: 1.1%
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, Hallam: -6 Primary school, Hallam: -93 Primary - Government, Hallam: -85 Primary - Catholic, Hallam: -24 Primary - Independent, Hallam: +16 Secondary school, Hallam: +114 Secondary - Government, Hallam: +53 Secondary - Catholic, Hallam: +30 Secondary - Independent, Hallam: +31 TAFE, Hallam: +23 University, Hallam: +69 Other, Hallam: +45
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 Hallam 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 higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.1% of the population were attending primary school, 7.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.2% 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 Hallam and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.7% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (7.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (4.9% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hallam's population increased by 623 people (+6.5%). This represents an average annual change of 1.26% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (+114 persons)
  • Primary school (-93 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-85 persons)
  • University (+69 persons)

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