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Education institution attending

18% of people in Seaford attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Seaford'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
Seaford - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2871.81.82351.51.6+52
Primary school
9646.07.81,0416.78.6-77
Primary - Government
8155.16.18535.56.8-38
Primary - Catholic
870.51.01300.81.2-43
Primary - Independent
620.40.7580.40.5+4
Secondary school
7814.96.48065.26.8-25
Secondary - Government
6053.84.66063.95.0-1
Secondary - Catholic
1100.70.91400.91.1-30
Secondary - Independent
660.40.9600.40.8+6
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3872.42.63302.12.2+57
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3872.42.62791.82.0+108
Other
1270.80.91080.70.6+19
map this data in atlas.idNot attending11,75773.470.911,19772.069.2+560
Not stated
1,3378.37.01,55710.09.0-220

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, Seaford: 1.8% Primary school, Seaford: 6.0% Primary - Government, Seaford: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, Seaford: 0.5% Primary - Independent, Seaford: 0.4% Secondary school, Seaford: 4.9% Secondary - Government, Seaford: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Seaford: 0.7% Secondary - Independent, Seaford: 0.4% TAFE, Seaford: 2.4% University, Seaford: 2.4% Other, Seaford: 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, Seaford: +52 Primary school, Seaford: -77 Primary - Government, Seaford: -38 Primary - Catholic, Seaford: -43 Primary - Independent, Seaford: +4 Secondary school, Seaford: -25 Secondary - Government, Seaford: -1 Secondary - Catholic, Seaford: -30 Secondary - Independent, Seaford: +6 TAFE, Seaford: +57 University, Seaford: +108 Other, Seaford: +19
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 Seaford in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.0% of the population were attending primary school, 4.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.8% 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 Seaford and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (73.4% compared to 70.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (6.0% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.9% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (5.1% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Seaford's population increased by 474 people (+3.0%). This represents an average annual change of 0.6% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+108 persons)
  • Primary school (-77 persons)
  • TAFE (+57 persons)
  • Pre-school (+52 persons)

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