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Education institution attending

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

The share of the Frankston City'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 City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2,2951.81.71,9141.61.6+381
Primary school
9,8737.87.610,0818.67.9-208
Primary - Government
7,7266.14.98,0446.85.2-318
Primary - Catholic
1,2701.01.71,4481.21.8-178
Primary - Independent
8770.70.95890.50.9+288
Secondary school
8,0986.46.38,0636.86.5+35
Secondary - Government
5,8414.63.45,8835.03.6-42
Secondary - Catholic
1,0990.91.51,2621.11.5-163
Secondary - Independent
1,1580.91.49180.81.4+240
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3,2872.62.22,6372.22.1+650
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3,2672.65.32,3412.04.7+926
Other
1,0860.91.06990.60.8+387
map this data in atlas.idNot attending89,64670.969.281,51569.268.2+8,131
Not stated
8,9047.06.610,5549.08.2-1,650

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.6% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% University, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% 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%
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, Frankston City: +381 Primary school, Frankston City: -208 Primary - Government, Frankston City: -318 Primary - Catholic, Frankston City: -178 Primary - Independent, Frankston City: +288 Secondary school, Frankston City: +35 Secondary - Government, Frankston City: -42 Secondary - Catholic, Frankston City: -163 Secondary - Independent, Frankston City: +240 TAFE, Frankston City: +650 University, Frankston City: +926 Other, Frankston City: +387
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 the Frankston City in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.8% of the population were attending primary school, 6.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 6.3% and 7.6% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.9% compared to 69.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (4.6% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (6.1% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (2.6% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Frankston City's population increased by 8,652 people (+7.3%). This represents an average annual change of 1.43% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+926 persons)
  • TAFE (+650 persons)
  • Pre-school (+381 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-318 persons)

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