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Newport East

Education institution attending

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27% of people in Newport East attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Newport East'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
Newport East - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1122.61.71283.11.6-15
Primary school
46810.77.83688.97.0+100
Primary - Government
3257.45.42626.34.6+63
Primary - Catholic
932.11.9932.21.90
Primary - Independent
491.10.6120.30.5+37
Secondary school
2906.65.52606.35.9+29
Secondary - Government
1563.62.91293.13.3+28
Secondary - Catholic
751.71.7791.91.8-4
Secondary - Independent
581.30.9521.30.8+6
map this data in atlas.idTAFE471.11.4471.11.9-1
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2215.04.81924.64.2+29
Other
310.71.1200.51.1+12
map this data in atlas.idNot attending3,06269.771.42,86268.771.1+199
Not stated
1563.66.22846.87.1-127

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, Newport East: 2.6% Primary school, Newport East: 10.7% Primary - Government, Newport East: 7.4% Primary - Catholic, Newport East: 2.1% Primary - Independent, Newport East: 1.1% Secondary school, Newport East: 6.6% Secondary - Government, Newport East: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, Newport East: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Newport East: 1.3% TAFE, Newport East: 1.1% University, Newport East: 5.0% Other, Newport East: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Newport East: -15 Primary school, Newport East: +100 Primary - Government, Newport East: +63 Primary - Catholic, Newport East: 0 Primary - Independent, Newport East: +37 Secondary school, Newport East: +29 Secondary - Government, Newport East: +28 Secondary - Catholic, Newport East: -4 Secondary - Independent, Newport East: +6 TAFE, Newport East: -1 University, Newport East: +29 Other, Newport East: +12
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 Newport East in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.7% of the population were attending primary school, 6.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.1% 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 Newport East and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (10.7% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (7.4% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (6.6% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.7% compared to 71.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Newport East's population increased by 225 people (+5.4%). This represents an average annual change of 1.06% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+100 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+63 persons)

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