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Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

25% of people in Laverton attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Laverton'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
Laverton - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
511.01.7300.71.6+20
Primary school
2905.97.82555.77.0+35
Primary - Government
2084.25.41633.74.6+44
Primary - Catholic
751.51.9751.71.9-1
Primary - Independent
70.10.6150.40.5-9
Secondary school
1974.05.52215.05.9-24
Secondary - Government
1653.42.91794.03.3-14
Secondary - Catholic
290.61.7310.71.8-3
Secondary - Independent
30.10.9100.20.8-7
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1132.31.41934.41.9-81
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3637.44.81934.34.2+169
Other
1913.91.11713.91.1+19
map this data in atlas.idNot attending3,21965.571.42,98366.971.1+235
Not stated
49010.06.24079.17.1+83

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, Hobsons Bay City: 1.7% Primary school, Hobsons Bay City: 7.8% Primary - Government, Hobsons Bay City: 5.4% Primary - Catholic, Hobsons Bay City: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Hobsons Bay City: 0.6% Secondary school, Hobsons Bay City: 5.5% Secondary - Government, Hobsons Bay City: 2.9% Secondary - Catholic, Hobsons Bay City: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Hobsons Bay City: 0.9% TAFE, Hobsons Bay City: 1.4% University, Hobsons Bay City: 4.8% Other, Hobsons Bay City: 1.1% Pre-school, Laverton: 1.0% Primary school, Laverton: 5.9% Primary - Government, Laverton: 4.2% Primary - Catholic, Laverton: 1.5% Primary - Independent, Laverton: 0.1% Secondary school, Laverton: 4.0% Secondary - Government, Laverton: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Laverton: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Laverton: 0.1% TAFE, Laverton: 2.3% University, Laverton: 7.4% Other, Laverton: 3.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Laverton: +20 Primary school, Laverton: +35 Primary - Government, Laverton: +44 Primary - Catholic, Laverton: -1 Primary - Independent, Laverton: -9 Secondary school, Laverton: -24 Secondary - Government, Laverton: -14 Secondary - Catholic, Laverton: -3 Secondary - Independent, Laverton: -7 TAFE, Laverton: -81 University, Laverton: +169 Other, Laverton: +19
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Laverton in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay 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, 5.9% of the population were attending primary school, 4.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.8%, 5.5% and 6.2% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Laverton and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending 'other' tertiary institutes (3.9% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (7.4% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (65.5% compared to 71.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (5.9% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Laverton's population increased by 464 people (+10.4%). This represents an average annual change of 2.0% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Laverton, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+169 persons)
  • TAFE (-81 persons)

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