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Narre Warren South

Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

31% of people in Narre Warren South attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
5191.71.76702.31.9-151
Primary school
3,51011.69.73,52612.39.5-16
Primary - Government
2,3167.66.82,3748.36.6-58
Primary - Catholic
7072.31.76852.41.7+22
Primary - Independent
4871.61.24661.61.2+20
Secondary school
2,9289.77.42,7659.77.9+163
Secondary - Government
1,7645.84.51,6505.84.9+114
Secondary - Catholic
6282.11.56152.11.6+12
Secondary - Independent
5361.81.44981.71.4+37
map this data in atlas.idTAFE6492.12.17272.52.6-78
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,3434.43.88362.93.0+507
Other
3681.21.12460.91.0+122
map this data in atlas.idNot attending19,49864.368.118,55264.768.1+946
Not stated
1,5185.05.91,3294.66.1+189

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, City of Casey: 1.7% Primary school, City of Casey: 9.7% Primary - Government, City of Casey: 6.8% Primary - Catholic, City of Casey: 1.7% Primary - Independent, City of Casey: 1.2% Secondary school, City of Casey: 7.4% Secondary - Government, City of Casey: 4.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Casey: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, City of Casey: 1.4% TAFE, City of Casey: 2.1% University, City of Casey: 3.8% Other, City of Casey: 1.1% Pre-school, Narre Warren South: 1.7% Primary school, Narre Warren South: 11.6% Primary - Government, Narre Warren South: 7.6% Primary - Catholic, Narre Warren South: 2.3% 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: 1.8% TAFE, Narre Warren South: 2.1% University, Narre Warren South: 4.4% Other, Narre Warren South: 1.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Narre Warren South: -151 Primary school, Narre Warren South: -16 Primary - Government, Narre Warren South: -58 Primary - Catholic, Narre Warren South: +22 Primary - Independent, Narre Warren South: +20 Secondary school, Narre Warren South: +163 Secondary - Government, Narre Warren South: +114 Secondary - Catholic, Narre Warren South: +12 Secondary - Independent, Narre Warren South: +37 TAFE, Narre Warren South: -78 University, Narre Warren South: +507 Other, Narre Warren South: +122
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 11.6% of the population were attending primary school, 9.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.6% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.7%, 7.4% and 6.0% 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 secondary school (9.7% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (11.6% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (5.8% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (64.3% compared to 68.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Narre Warren South's population increased by 1,685 people (+5.9%). This represents an average annual change of 1.15% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Narre Warren South, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+507 persons)
  • Secondary school (+163 persons)
  • Pre-school (-151 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+114 persons)

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