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Narre Warren

Education institution attending


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26% of people in Narre Warren attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Narre Warren'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
Narre Warren - 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.idTAFE6472.52.65432.12.3+104
map this data in atlas.idUniversity7653.03.04991.92.3+265
map this data in atlas.idNot attending17,69568.468.117,23466.967.3+460
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, Narre Warren: 1.7% Primary school, Narre Warren: 9.6% Primary - Government, Narre Warren: 6.9% Primary - Catholic, Narre Warren: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Narre Warren: 0.8% Secondary school, Narre Warren: 8.2% Secondary - Government, Narre Warren: 5.3% Secondary - Catholic, Narre Warren: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Narre Warren: 1.2% TAFE, Narre Warren: 2.5% University, Narre Warren: 3.0% Other, Narre Warren: 0.9%
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, Narre Warren: -48 Primary school, Narre Warren: -336 Primary - Government, Narre Warren: -327 Primary - Catholic, Narre Warren: +7 Primary - Independent, Narre Warren: -16 Secondary school, Narre Warren: +140 Secondary - Government, Narre Warren: +98 Secondary - Catholic, Narre Warren: -11 Secondary - Independent, Narre Warren: +53 TAFE, Narre Warren: +104 University, Narre Warren: +265 Other, Narre Warren: +35
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 Narre Warren in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.6% of the population were attending primary school, 8.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.5%, 7.9% and 5.6% respectively for the City of Casey.

There were no major differences between Narre Warren and City of Casey in 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Narre Warren's population increased by 137 people (+0.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.11% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-336 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-327 persons)
  • University (+265 persons)
  • Secondary school (+140 persons)

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