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Pearcedale

Education institution attending

26% of people in Pearcedale attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Pearcedale'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
Pearcedale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
401.11.9671.81.8-27
Primary school
3459.59.544312.010.4-98
Primary - Government
2877.96.639710.87.5-110
Primary - Catholic
70.21.7130.31.9-6
Primary - Independent
511.41.2330.91.1+18
Secondary school
36610.17.93098.47.8+57
Secondary - Government
2015.54.91995.44.9+2
Secondary - Catholic
441.21.6491.31.6-5
Secondary - Independent
1213.31.4611.61.2+60
map this data in atlas.idTAFE902.52.6972.62.3-7
map this data in atlas.idUniversity942.63.0631.72.3+31
Other
240.71.0200.50.7+4
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,51969.368.12,53368.767.3-14
Not stated
1584.36.11554.27.5+3

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, Pearcedale: 1.1% Primary school, Pearcedale: 9.5% Primary - Government, Pearcedale: 7.9% Primary - Catholic, Pearcedale: 0.2% Primary - Independent, Pearcedale: 1.4% Secondary school, Pearcedale: 10.1% Secondary - Government, Pearcedale: 5.5% Secondary - Catholic, Pearcedale: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Pearcedale: 3.3% TAFE, Pearcedale: 2.5% University, Pearcedale: 2.6% Other, Pearcedale: 0.7%
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, Pearcedale: -27 Primary school, Pearcedale: -98 Primary - Government, Pearcedale: -110 Primary - Catholic, Pearcedale: -6 Primary - Independent, Pearcedale: +18 Secondary school, Pearcedale: +57 Secondary - Government, Pearcedale: +2 Secondary - Catholic, Pearcedale: -5 Secondary - Independent, Pearcedale: +60 TAFE, Pearcedale: -7 University, Pearcedale: +31 Other, Pearcedale: +4
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 Pearcedale in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.5% of the population were attending primary school, 10.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.1% 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 Pearcedale and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (10.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (3.3% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (7.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (0.2% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Pearcedale's population decreased by 51 people (+1.4%). This represents an average annual change of -0.28% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary - Government (-110 persons)
  • Primary school (-98 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (+60 persons)
  • Secondary school (+57 persons)

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