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Casey Growth Area

Education institution attending

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

25% of people in Casey Growth Area attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Casey Growth Area'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
Casey Growth Area - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
7152.21.71482.01.9+566
Primary school
3,32410.29.76358.49.5+2,690
Primary - Government
2,1356.66.84425.86.6+1,693
Primary - Catholic
7032.21.71061.41.7+597
Primary - Independent
4851.51.2861.11.2+399
Secondary school
1,8435.77.44405.87.9+1,402
Secondary - Government
1,0783.34.52663.54.9+812
Secondary - Catholic
4711.41.5931.21.6+379
Secondary - Independent
2920.91.4811.11.4+212
map this data in atlas.idTAFE7272.22.11612.12.6+566
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,1173.43.82042.73.0+913
Other
3361.01.1580.81.0+278
map this data in atlas.idNot attending22,52869.268.15,45271.868.1+17,077
Not stated
1,9576.05.94966.56.1+1,461

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, Casey Growth Area: 2.2% Primary school, Casey Growth Area: 10.2% Primary - Government, Casey Growth Area: 6.6% Primary - Catholic, Casey Growth Area: 2.2% Primary - Independent, Casey Growth Area: 1.5% Secondary school, Casey Growth Area: 5.7% Secondary - Government, Casey Growth Area: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, Casey Growth Area: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Casey Growth Area: 0.9% TAFE, Casey Growth Area: 2.2% University, Casey Growth Area: 3.4% Other, Casey Growth Area: 1.0%
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, Casey Growth Area: +566 Primary school, Casey Growth Area: +2,690 Primary - Government, Casey Growth Area: +1,693 Primary - Catholic, Casey Growth Area: +597 Primary - Independent, Casey Growth Area: +399 Secondary school, Casey Growth Area: +1,402 Secondary - Government, Casey Growth Area: +812 Secondary - Catholic, Casey Growth Area: +379 Secondary - Independent, Casey Growth Area: +212 TAFE, Casey Growth Area: +566 University, Casey Growth Area: +913 Other, Casey Growth Area: +278
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 Casey Growth Area in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.2% of the population were attending primary school, 5.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.7% 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 Casey Growth Area and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (69.2% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.7% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (3.3% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Casey Growth Area's population increased by 24,951 people (+328.6%). This represents an average annual change of 33.79% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Casey Growth Area, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+2,690 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+1,693 persons)
  • Secondary school (+1,402 persons)
  • University (+913 persons)

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