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Casey Growth Area

Education institution attending

22% of people in Casey Growth Area attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1492.01.9220.91.8+126
Primary school
6358.49.51747.010.4+462
Primary - Government
4425.86.61305.37.5+312
Primary - Catholic
1061.41.7220.91.9+84
Primary - Independent
871.11.2210.91.1+65
Secondary school
4415.87.91747.07.8+267
Secondary - Government
2673.54.91004.14.9+166
Secondary - Catholic
931.21.6341.41.6+59
Secondary - Independent
811.11.4401.61.2+42
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1612.12.6331.32.3+128
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2052.73.0341.42.3+171
Other
590.81.0230.90.7+36
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,45271.868.11,78372.167.3+3,669
Not stated
4976.56.12299.37.5+267

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, Casey Growth Area: 2.0% Primary school, Casey Growth Area: 8.4% Primary - Government, Casey Growth Area: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, Casey Growth Area: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Casey Growth Area: 1.1% Secondary school, Casey Growth Area: 5.8% Secondary - Government, Casey Growth Area: 3.5% Secondary - Catholic, Casey Growth Area: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Casey Growth Area: 1.1% TAFE, Casey Growth Area: 2.1% University, Casey Growth Area: 2.7% Other, Casey Growth Area: 0.8%
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, Casey Growth Area: +126 Primary school, Casey Growth Area: +462 Primary - Government, Casey Growth Area: +312 Primary - Catholic, Casey Growth Area: +84 Primary - Independent, Casey Growth Area: +65 Secondary school, Casey Growth Area: +267 Secondary - Government, Casey Growth Area: +166 Secondary - Catholic, Casey Growth Area: +59 Secondary - Independent, Casey Growth Area: +42 TAFE, Casey Growth Area: +128 University, Casey Growth Area: +171 Other, Casey Growth Area: +36
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 Casey Growth Area in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.4% of the population were attending primary school, 5.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.8% 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 Casey Growth Area and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (71.8% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (3.5% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (8.4% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Casey Growth Area's population increased by 5,128 people (+207.5%). This represents an average annual change of 25.19% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+462 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+312 persons)
  • Secondary school (+267 persons)
  • University (+171 persons)

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