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Hobsons Bay City

Recent arrivals - Education institution attending

In 2011, 32.4% of recent overseas arrivals in Hobsons Bay City attended an educational institution.

The share of Hobsons Bay City's recent arrivals attending educational institutions reflects the age structure of the population, and the purpose for migration. This topic shows clearly whether or not your area's recent arrivals are primarily tertiary students (a high proportion at university), families (a high proportion at school), or other groups (low proportion attending all educational institutions)

To complete this story, Hobsons Bay City's educational attendance information needs to be viewed in conjunction with Age Structure.

Derived from the Census question:

'What type of educational institution is the person attending?'

People born overseas and arriving in Australia between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011

Education institution attending
Hobsons Bay City - Recent arrivals2011
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne
Primary school3376.37.5
Secondary school2174.05.9
Not attending3,42863.756.8
Not stated2113.93.2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 (Usual residence data). Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2011
Education institution attending, 2011 Attending, Greater Melbourne: 40.0% Pre-school, Greater Melbourne: 1.6% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 5.8% University, Greater Melbourne: 15.5% Other, Greater Melbourne: 3.8% Not attending, Greater Melbourne: 56.8% Not stated, Greater Melbourne: 3.2% Attending, Hobsons Bay City: 32.4% Pre-school, Hobsons Bay City: 1.7% Primary school, Hobsons Bay City: 6.3% Secondary school, Hobsons Bay City: 4.0% TAFE, Hobsons Bay City: 6.2% University, Hobsons Bay City: 8.1% Other, Hobsons Bay City: 6.1% Not attending, Hobsons Bay City: 63.7% Not stated, Hobsons Bay City: 3.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of recent overseas arrivals attending educational institutions in Hobsons Bay City in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.3% of recent overseas arrivals were attending primary school, 4.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 14.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.5%, 5.9% and 21.2% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the share of the recent overseas arriving population attending learning institutions in Hobsons Bay City and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people not attending any educational institutions (63.7% compared to 56.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people attending 'other' tertiary institutions (6.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people attending University (8.1% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people attending a secondary school (4.0% compared to 5.9%)