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Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre

Education institution attending

17% of people in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre'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 Metropolitan Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
321.01.8150.51.6+16
Primary school
1324.37.81274.18.6+5
Primary - Government
993.26.1902.96.8+10
Primary - Catholic
250.81.0311.01.2-6
Primary - Independent
70.20.760.20.5+1
Secondary school
842.76.4862.86.8-2
Secondary - Government
682.24.6752.45.0-7
Secondary - Catholic
120.40.970.21.1+5
Secondary - Independent
40.10.940.10.80
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1143.72.6963.12.2+18
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1123.62.61153.72.0-3
Other
421.30.9190.60.6+23
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,21171.470.92,23472.469.2-23
Not stated
37212.07.039212.79.0-20

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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: 1.0% Primary school, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 4.3% Primary - Government, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.2% Primary - Catholic, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.8% Primary - Independent, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.2% Secondary school, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 2.7% Secondary - Government, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 2.2% Secondary - Catholic, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.4% Secondary - Independent, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.1% TAFE, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.7% University, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.6% Other, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 1.3%
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: +16 Primary school, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +5 Primary - Government, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +10 Primary - Catholic, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -6 Primary - Independent, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +1 Secondary school, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -2 Secondary - Government, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -7 Secondary - Catholic, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +5 Secondary - Independent, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0 TAFE, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +18 University, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -3 Other, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +23
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 Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre 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, 4.3% of the population were attending primary school, 2.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.3% 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 Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre and Frankston City were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (2.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (4.3% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (3.2% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.2% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre's population increased by 14 people (+0.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.09% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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