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Education institution attending

22% of people in Frankston Heights attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Frankston Heights'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
Frankston Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3472.82.63112.62.2+36
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4393.62.63442.92.0+95
map this data in atlas.idNot attending8,68871.370.98,40369.769.2+285
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, Frankston City: 1.8% Primary school, Frankston City: 7.8% Primary - Government, Frankston City: 6.1% Primary - Catholic, Frankston City: 1.0% Primary - Independent, Frankston City: 0.7% Secondary school, Frankston City: 6.4% Secondary - Government, Frankston City: 4.6% Secondary - Catholic, Frankston City: 0.9% Secondary - Independent, Frankston City: 0.9% TAFE, Frankston City: 2.6% University, Frankston City: 2.6% Other, Frankston City: 0.9% Pre-school, Frankston Heights: 1.7% Primary school, Frankston Heights: 7.0% Primary - Government, Frankston Heights: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, Frankston Heights: 0.8% Primary - Independent, Frankston Heights: 0.4% Secondary school, Frankston Heights: 5.8% Secondary - Government, Frankston Heights: 4.5% Secondary - Catholic, Frankston Heights: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Frankston Heights: 0.6% TAFE, Frankston Heights: 2.8% University, Frankston Heights: 3.6% Other, Frankston Heights: 1.0%
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, Frankston Heights: +27 Primary school, Frankston Heights: -52 Primary - Government, Frankston Heights: -60 Primary - Catholic, Frankston Heights: 0 Primary - Independent, Frankston Heights: +9 Secondary school, Frankston Heights: -176 Secondary - Government, Frankston Heights: -111 Secondary - Catholic, Frankston Heights: -58 Secondary - Independent, Frankston Heights: -7 TAFE, Frankston Heights: +36 University, Frankston Heights: +95 Other, Frankston Heights: +56
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 Frankston Heights in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.0% of the population were attending primary school, 5.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.8%, 6.4% and 5.2% respectively for Frankston City.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Frankston Heights and Frankston City was:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (3.6% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Frankston Heights's population increased by 138 people (+1.1%). This represents an average annual change of 0.23% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (-176 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (-111 persons)
  • University (+95 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-60 persons)

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