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Education institution attending

22% of people in Sandhurst attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Sandhurst'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
Sandhurst - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
772.51.8262.91.6+51
Primary school
2779.07.8849.68.6+193
Primary - Government
1454.76.1434.96.8+102
Primary - Catholic
431.41.0131.51.2+30
Primary - Independent
892.90.7283.20.5+61
Secondary school
1354.46.4343.86.8+101
Secondary - Government
642.14.6141.65.0+50
Secondary - Catholic
180.60.9121.31.1+6
Secondary - Independent
531.70.980.90.8+45
map this data in atlas.idTAFE591.92.6121.42.2+47
map this data in atlas.idUniversity913.02.6232.62.0+68
Other
290.90.930.30.6+26
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,27174.270.965774.569.2+1,614
Not stated
1224.07.0424.89.0+80

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, Sandhurst: 2.5% Primary school, Sandhurst: 9.0% Primary - Government, Sandhurst: 4.7% Primary - Catholic, Sandhurst: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Sandhurst: 2.9% Secondary school, Sandhurst: 4.4% Secondary - Government, Sandhurst: 2.1% Secondary - Catholic, Sandhurst: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Sandhurst: 1.7% TAFE, Sandhurst: 1.9% University, Sandhurst: 3.0% Other, Sandhurst: 0.9%
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, Sandhurst: +51 Primary school, Sandhurst: +193 Primary - Government, Sandhurst: +102 Primary - Catholic, Sandhurst: +30 Primary - Independent, Sandhurst: +61 Secondary school, Sandhurst: +101 Secondary - Government, Sandhurst: +50 Secondary - Catholic, Sandhurst: +6 Secondary - Independent, Sandhurst: +45 TAFE, Sandhurst: +47 University, Sandhurst: +68 Other, Sandhurst: +26
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 Sandhurst in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.0% of the population were attending primary school, 4.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.8%, 6.4% and 5.2% respectively for Frankston City.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Sandhurst and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.2% compared to 70.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (2.9% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.1% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.4% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Sandhurst's population increased by 2,180 people (+247.4%). This represents an average annual change of 28.29% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+193 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+102 persons)
  • Secondary school (+101 persons)
  • University (+68 persons)

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