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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Education institution attending

29% of people in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Williamstown North - The Rifle Range'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
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
761.81.6832.01.6-7
Primary school
43910.37.043710.77.8+2
Primary - Government
2836.64.62686.55.0+15
Primary - Catholic
1132.71.91112.72.2+2
Primary - Independent
441.00.5581.40.6-14
Secondary school
3758.85.92907.16.2+85
Secondary - Government
2205.23.31483.63.5+72
Secondary - Catholic
741.71.8822.01.9-8
Secondary - Independent
821.90.8601.50.8+22
map this data in atlas.idTAFE842.01.9621.51.7+22
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2475.84.21624.03.2+85
Other
280.71.1280.70.90
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,83866.671.12,78167.970.2+57
Not stated
1714.07.12526.28.3-82

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, Hobsons Bay City: 1.6% Primary school, Hobsons Bay City: 7.0% Primary - Government, Hobsons Bay City: 4.6% Primary - Catholic, Hobsons Bay City: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Hobsons Bay City: 0.5% Secondary school, Hobsons Bay City: 5.9% Secondary - Government, Hobsons Bay City: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, Hobsons Bay City: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Hobsons Bay City: 0.8% TAFE, Hobsons Bay City: 1.9% University, Hobsons Bay City: 4.2% Other, Hobsons Bay City: 1.1% Pre-school, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 1.8% Primary school, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 10.3% Primary - Government, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 6.6% Primary - Catholic, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.7% Primary - Independent, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 1.0% Secondary school, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 8.8% Secondary - Government, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 5.2% Secondary - Catholic, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 1.9% TAFE, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.0% University, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 5.8% Other, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.7%
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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -7 Primary school, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +2 Primary - Government, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +15 Primary - Catholic, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +2 Primary - Independent, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -14 Secondary school, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +85 Secondary - Government, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +72 Secondary - Catholic, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -8 Secondary - Independent, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +22 TAFE, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +22 University, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +85 Other, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0
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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.3% of the population were attending primary school, 8.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.8% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.0%, 5.9% and 6.1% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (10.3% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.8% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (6.6% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.6% compared to 71.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range's population increased by 165 people (+4.0%). This represents an average annual change of 0.79% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+85 persons)
  • Secondary school (+85 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+72 persons)

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