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Berwick - Beaconsfield

Education institution attending

27% of people in Berwick - Beaconsfield attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Berwick - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick - Beaconsfield - 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.idTAFE1,0652.42.64051.92.3+659
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,5733.53.06923.22.3+881
map this data in atlas.idNot attending30,40667.568.114,57368.167.3+15,834
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, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 2.2% Primary school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 10.2% Primary - Government, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 6.3% Primary - Catholic, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 2.0% Secondary school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 8.3% Secondary - Government, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 4.2% Secondary - Catholic, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 2.5% TAFE, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 2.4% University, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 3.5% Other, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.7%
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, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +621 Primary school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +2,416 Primary - Government, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +1,468 Primary - Catholic, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +461 Primary - Independent, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +487 Secondary school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +2,018 Secondary - Government, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +1,146 Secondary - Catholic, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +345 Secondary - Independent, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +527 TAFE, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +659 University, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +881 Other, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +200
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 Berwick - Beaconsfield in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.2% of the population were attending primary school, 8.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.5%, 7.9% and 5.6% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Berwick - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey was:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (2.5% compared to 1.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Berwick - Beaconsfield's population increased by 23,639 people (+110.5%). This represents an average annual change of 16.06% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+2,416 persons)
  • Secondary school (+2,018 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+1,468 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+1,146 persons)

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