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Berwick - Beaconsfield

Education institution attending

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

27% of people in Berwick - Beaconsfield attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
8981.91.71,0022.21.9-104
Primary school
4,91510.29.74,61210.29.5+303
Primary - Government
3,0286.36.82,8286.36.6+199
Primary - Catholic
9782.01.78771.91.7+101
Primary - Independent
9081.91.29052.01.2+3
Secondary school
4,0398.47.43,7348.37.9+305
Secondary - Government
1,8333.84.51,8874.24.9-54
Secondary - Catholic
9371.91.57081.61.6+229
Secondary - Independent
1,2692.61.41,1382.51.4+131
map this data in atlas.idTAFE8931.92.11,0652.42.6-172
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2,0864.33.81,5733.53.0+513
Other
3330.71.13340.71.0-2
map this data in atlas.idNot attending32,84668.268.130,40667.568.1+2,440
Not stated
2,1234.45.92,3005.16.1-177

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, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.9% Primary school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 10.2% Primary - Government, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 6.3% Primary - Catholic, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 2.0% Primary - Independent, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.9% Secondary school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 8.4% Secondary - Government, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 2.6% TAFE, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.9% University, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 4.3% Other, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -104 Primary school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +303 Primary - Government, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +199 Primary - Catholic, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +101 Primary - Independent, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +3 Secondary school, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +305 Secondary - Government, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -54 Secondary - Catholic, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +229 Secondary - Independent, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +131 TAFE, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -172 University, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +513 Other, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -2
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 Berwick - Beaconsfield in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.2% of the population were attending primary school, 8.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.7%, 7.4% and 6.0% 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) (2.6% compared to 1.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Berwick - Beaconsfield's population increased by 3,109 people (+6.9%). This represents an average annual change of 1.34% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Berwick - Beaconsfield, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+513 persons)
  • Secondary school (+305 persons)
  • Primary school (+303 persons)
  • Secondary - Catholic (+229 persons)

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