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Narre Warren South

Education institution attending

31% of people in Narre Warren South attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Narre Warren 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
Narre Warren South - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
6712.31.95792.31.8+92
Primary school
3,52712.39.53,22312.610.4+303
Primary - Government
2,3758.36.62,1828.57.5+193
Primary - Catholic
6852.41.76912.71.9-6
Primary - Independent
4671.61.23501.41.1+117
Secondary school
2,7659.77.91,9407.67.8+825
Secondary - Government
1,6515.84.91,2134.74.9+438
Secondary - Catholic
6162.11.64061.61.6+210
Secondary - Independent
4991.71.43211.31.2+178
map this data in atlas.idTAFE7282.52.64992.02.3+229
map this data in atlas.idUniversity8372.93.05672.22.3+270
Other
2460.91.01700.70.7+76
map this data in atlas.idNot attending18,55264.768.116,72265.567.3+1,830
Not stated
1,3304.66.11,8447.27.5-515

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 South: 2.3% Primary school, Narre Warren South: 12.3% Primary - Government, Narre Warren South: 8.3% Primary - Catholic, Narre Warren South: 2.4% Primary - Independent, Narre Warren South: 1.6% Secondary school, Narre Warren South: 9.7% Secondary - Government, Narre Warren South: 5.8% Secondary - Catholic, Narre Warren South: 2.1% Secondary - Independent, Narre Warren South: 1.7% TAFE, Narre Warren South: 2.5% University, Narre Warren South: 2.9% Other, Narre Warren South: 0.9%
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, Narre Warren South: +92 Primary school, Narre Warren South: +303 Primary - Government, Narre Warren South: +193 Primary - Catholic, Narre Warren South: -6 Primary - Independent, Narre Warren South: +117 Secondary school, Narre Warren South: +825 Secondary - Government, Narre Warren South: +438 Secondary - Catholic, Narre Warren South: +210 Secondary - Independent, Narre Warren South: +178 TAFE, Narre Warren South: +229 University, Narre Warren South: +270 Other, Narre Warren South: +76
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 Narre Warren South in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 12.3% of the population were attending primary school, 9.7% 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.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Narre Warren South and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (12.3% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (9.7% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (8.3% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (64.7% compared to 68.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Narre Warren South's population increased by 3,113 people (+12.2%). This represents an average annual change of 2.33% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (+825 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+438 persons)
  • Primary school (+303 persons)
  • University (+270 persons)

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